United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches AEHF-4 Mission – 50th Launch for the U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) mission for the U.S. Air Force lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on October 17 at 12:15 a.m. EDT. The launch of AEHF-4 marks ULA’s 50th launch for the U.S. Air Force; ULA’s first Air Force mission was Space Read More

TV ISLA Delivers High-Performance Broadband on the Island of San Andrés with SES Networks

Colombians and visitors to the island will enjoy fibre-like broadband services delivered via O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellites Local subscribers, businesses, and civil government entities on the Colombian island of San Andrés will benefit from an enhanced user experience with a new broadband service that supports data-intensive and cloud applications with the same performance Read More

SES Networks Enables Direct Connectivity to IBM Cloud via Global Satellite Network

Through the IBM Cloud Direct Link Service Provider Program, SES Networks is enabling high-performance, fibre-like connectivity to IBM Cloud customers globally. SES Networks is using satellite-based connectivity to deliver an improved digital experience in customer segments such as governments, global telecommunications, maritime, aerospace, energy and other markets with remote or mobile end points, SES announced Read More

Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat Establish the C-Band Alliance (CBA), a Consortium to Facilitate Clearing of U.S. Mid-band Spectrum for 5G While Protecting U.S. Content Distribution and Data Networks

Photo caption: C-band Alliance - from left Daniel Goldberg (Telesat) - Steve Collar (SES) - Stephen Spengler (Intelsat) - Rodolphe Belmer (Eutelsat) (Photo: Business Wire) • The CBA will enable a breakthrough market-based approach to managing and funding spectrum clearing in a way that protects incumbent users and their content distribution and data networks in Read More

ULA Selects Blue Origin Advanced Booster Engine for Vulcan Centaur Rocket System

United Launch Alliance Building Rocket of the Future with Industry-Leading Strategic Partnerships   United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) next-generation rocket - the Vulcan Centaur - is making strong progress in development and is on track for its initial flight in mid-2020. The Vulcan Centaur rocket design leverages the proven success of the Delta IV and Atlas Read More

Radar warns of debris in space

At the International Astronautical Congress Fraunhofer FHR shows how An increasingly dense cloud of space junk is orbiting Earth and endangering telecommunications, navigation and many other satellite-dependent functions.   There is no orbital garbage collection. Radar systems can detect these particles and their trajectory, then warn satellite operators of any impending collision.   Fraunhofer FHR Read More