Northrop Grumman Corporation and the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, SpaceLogistics LLC, have successfully completed the first docking of the Mission Extension Vehicle-1 (MEV-1) to the Intelsat 901 (IS-901) spacecraft in order to provide life-extension services. This historic accomplishment marks the first time two ...

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HELSINKI — India’s launch plans for the coming year include a range of Earth observation, communication and navigation satellites according to an annual report. Progress in the areas of space transportation and human spaceflight is also laid out in the ...

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WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee’s space subcommittee expressed doubts any space-related legislation, or even spending bills, can make it through Congress this year. At a Space Transportation Association event here Feb. 26, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) ...

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Kacific offers cost-effective mobile backhaul solutions across terrestrial links or secure public internet tunnels on its new high-powered Kacific1 Ka-band satellite. Kacific Broadband Satellites ...

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The Satcoms Innovation Group (SIG) has recently welcomed two new academic members to the forum. The University of Auckland, NZ and The South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications, Cornwall, UK. The Satcoms Innovation Group promotes innovation within the satellite communications ...

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AAC Clyde Space has been selected to supply batteries to the Nova-C lunar lander mission led by the US company Intuitive Machines. The agreement broadens the scope of its original order (see press release January 24th, 2020) from power systems to also ...

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On February 26, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) issued a Public Notice announcing the process by which Eligible Telecommunications Carriers (ETCs) must report the extent to which their networks contain or use potentially prohibited equipment or services provided by ...

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An image captured by Northrop Grumman’s MEV-1 satellite shows the Intelsat 901 satellite at a distance of about 80 meters, with Earth in the background. (Northrop Grumman / SpaceLogistics Photo)For the first time, one commercial satellite has docked ...

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High-performance internet connectivity was restored in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) within just four days after the West Africa Cable System (WACS) undersea cable cut, thanks to the combined efforts of Gilat Telecom and SES, the companies announced on 10 February ...

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Australian New Space company Fleet Space Technologies has selected Italian aviation and aerosapce firm Tyvak International SRL to mass-produce satellites for its Low Earth Orbit constellation, according to an online statement by Flavia Tata Nardini, Fleet’s co-founder and CEO, posted on 21 ...

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