ESA – Greener way to get satellites moving

A sustained test firing of a ‘green’ satellite thruster at Poland’s Institute of Aviation, intended as a future alternative to today’s hydrazine-based apogee engines, typically used by telecommunication satellites to manoeuvre into their final geostationary orbits. Today hydrazine is the most common propellant employed by thrusters aboard satellites: it is highly energetic in nature but Read More

SES Networks to Power Ultimate Guest Connectivity Experience on Virgin Voyages’ Scarlet Lady

Unlimited, ultra-fast, low latency Pretty Fly for a WiFi is part of Virgin Voyages’ on board experience SES Networks has announced today that it is working with Virgin Voyages to provide its fleet with the industry’s leading high-speed, low-latency connectivity. The ultra-modern Wi-Fi service will be free for every sailor. That’s pretty fly for Wi-Fi! Read More

AEB and EBC Channels Now Exclusively Broadcast via Ethiosat at 57 degrees East

Both private and public broadcasting associations in Ethiopia have responded to the government’s call to migrate their channels SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, announced today that the Ethiosat platform is now broadcasting all channels of the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) exclusively, including many of Ethiopia’s Read More

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Extends Multi-year Contract with SES on ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East

Renewal ensures continued delivery of NHK WORLD-JAPAN to 45 million satellite TV homes across Europe Japan International Broadcasting Inc. (JIB), a subsidiary of Japan’s sole public broadcaster NHK and official distributor of NHK WORLD-JAPAN, has renewed its multi-year contract with SES for satellite capacity. The agreement will permit NHK’s free-to-air, English-language news and information channel Read More

SES Networks Transforms Cruise Market Again as Leading Cruise Companies Choose O3b mPOWER

…for Enhanced Connected Guest Experiences Four of top five major cruise companies have contracted for service on the groundbreaking O3b mPOWER system and the SES geostationary fleet, resulting in a backlog in excess of EUR 220 million Four of the top five major cruise companies have entered into long-term strategic framework agreements, with the majority Read More

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Sends New Video and Images of the Red Planet

NASA's Perseverance Rover Sends New Video and Images of the Red Planet See Mars Like Never Before! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gYQwuYZbA6o NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover safely touched down on the Red Planet on Feb. 18. So what will the robotic scientist "see" on her descent and what will she do next? Join mission experts for update about the Read More