SSi Canada Partners with SES Networks to Deliver New Satellite Capacity into Northern Canada

SES Networks will provide backbone capacity able to support and improve essential QINIQ broadband and SSi Mobile phone services throughout Nunavut Vital new satellite capacity will be delivered to Canada’s north, including all 25 communities of Nunavut, following a partnership signed between SSi Canada, the developer-operator of QINIQ broadband and SSi Mobile services in Nunavut, Read More

Artemis Orion “We Are Going” – The journey to the moon has begun!

Jim Francisco is correct proudly signing the Artemis Orion "We Are Going" banner in the center with a gold sharpie! Silver signatures are those who worked on the Lockheed Martin crew module and the European Space Agency service module while it was at the Neil Armstrong O&C building since 2016. Black sharpie signatures are NASA Read More

NASA Artemis 1 Orion capsule

An inspiring day today working with NASA Astronaut Randy Bresnik, Scott Wilson KSC Orion Production Manager, Jules Schneider KSC Lockheed Martin director and Jeremy Parsons KSC Deputy EGS Program Manager and other representatives regarding the solid rocket booster stacking operation for the SLS Artemis mission inside the VAB building and then the Lockheed Martin NASA Read More

SES Networks and Southern Cross Cables Bolster Connectivity Resilience in Pacific Region

SES’s O3b constellation to provide connectivity services to two islands in Tokelau and Kiribati during undersea cable network works Southern Cross Cables Limited (SCCL) will leverage SES Networks’ satellite-enabled connectivity services to vastly improve communications between Nukunonu of Tokelau, Kiritimati Island of Kiribati and the rest of the world as it upgrades the undersea Southern Read More

Ethiopia unveils 1 Jan 2021 as date for majority of Satellite TV channels to migrate to 57 degrees East

To continue accessing their favourite TV channels on Ethiopia’s first-ever dedicated TV platform, TV audiences need to turn their dishes to point to Ethiosat at 57 degrees East As of 1 Jan 2021, Ethiopian TV audiences will access majority of their favourite Ethiopian TV channels exclusively on Ethiosat at 57 degrees East. Ethiopian viewers should Read More

SpaceX launched NROL-108 on Saturday, December 19th 2020 review and photos

SpaceX launched their 26th mission for the year a record for the company at 9:00 AM EST or 14:00 UTC from LC-39A Cape Canaveral Florida with the NROL-108 mission a spy satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office the Department of Defense. This is the very first time the NRO has used a previously flown rocket Read More

SpaceX was forced to scrub the launch attempt for NROL-108 on Thursday December 17th 2020

….due to a second stages sensor reading at T-1:53 in the countdown. The next launch attempt will be on Saturday December 19th with the same three hour launch window as today starting at 9:00 AM EDT or 14:00 UTC. The weather forecast is 70% favorable for launch. Earlier in the day SpaceX pushed back the Read More