United Launch Alliance Names Vernon Thorp Director of Global Commercial Sales

United Launch Alliance (ULA) recently named Vernon Thorp as Director of Global Commercial Sales. In this position he will lead all commercial sales activities for Atlas V and the Company’s next-generation Vulcan Centaur rocket launching next year. “Vern brings a wealth of experience and expertise to this position,” said Tory Bruno, ULA’s president and CEO. Read More

SES Selects Two U.S. Companies to Build Four New Satellites as Part of Accelerated C-Band Clearing Plan

Northrop Grumman and the Boeing Company to manufacture and assemble the C-band only satellites in Dulles, Virginia and in Los Angeles, California photo caption: Boeing/Artist’s Rendition of SES-20 and SES-21 satellites SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, announces it has selected two U.S. satellite manufacturers, Northrop Grumman and the Boeing Company, to deliver Read More

SkyNet de Colombia and SES Networks Ramp Up Connectivity Services

….to Aid Worst-hit COVID-19 Colombian Amazonas Communities Colombian municipalities of Leticia and Puerto Nariño in the Amazonas can access improved telemedicine services and reliable residential broadband Internet for e-learning platforms, remote working and communication with relatives Local residents, businesses, government entities and the San Rafael de Leticia Hospital in the Colombian Amazonas are experiencing efficient, Read More

The EU Commission and the European Space Agency launch a new platform to monitor green and sustainable recovery

Since the outset of the coronavirus pandemic, space activities have been playing a strong role. The Copernicus programme has been fully mobilised from day one of this crisis, to help citizens and public authorities in the Member States during these difficult times. Developed by the Commission in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), the Read More

Launch of NASA’s Mars 2020 Perseverance rover, designed to better understand the geology of Mars

…and seek signs of ancient life on the Red Planet. Photo - Illustration of NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover studying a Mars rock outcrop (not to scale). Mars 2020 is targeted for launch in July/August 2020 aboard an Atlas V-541 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Credits: Read More