ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office -26 August 2020 preview

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission is set to lift off on Wednesday, August 26 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. photos copyright Scott Schilke Spacenews.lu Today’s forecast shows a 70 percent chance of Read More

SES Luxembourg picks SpaceX to launch four additional O3b mPOWER satellites

SES's next-generation MEO communications system to scale and deliver proven low-latency, high-performance connectivity services as of 2021 photo business wire SES announced today that it has selected SpaceX as a launch partner to deliver the four newly-ordered O3b mPOWER spacecraft of its next-generation Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) communications system. Just like the initial seven O3b Read More

The 99th launch & 100th mission for SpaceX Starlink 10 (11) was a huge success – with photos

The 99th launch & 100th mission for SpaceX Starlink 10 (11) was a huge success from launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Florida 10:31 AM EDT or 14:31 UTC August 18th 2020! Mission and launch highlights are: First stage booster B-1049.6 flew & landed for the 6th time a first for SpaceX. Five landings on Read More

COMNET Extends SES Networks’ Connectivity Solutions Over Latin America

COMNET and SES Networks’ extended partnership will see COMNET tap into the region’s high throughput satellite, SES-14, to gain enhanced coverage, capacity and flexibility over Latin America COMNET, one of Guatemala’s leading service providers, will leverage SES Networks’ Signature Enterprise Solutions and the SES-14 satellite to extend and enhance its high-performance next-generation broadband service QUANTTUM Read More

Rohde & Schwarz presents a new Q/V band RF upconverter for testing satellite payloads

To enable continually higher data rates for end users of satellite links, satellite operators are using higher frequencies, such as the Q/V band, where larger bandwidths are available. The new R&S SZV100A RF upconverter from Rohde & Schwarz now offers a solution for testing broadband transponders in the payloads of very high throughput satellites (VHTS). Read More

ULA Wins Multi-Year Competitive Contract Award to Launch Critical National Security Space Missions for the U.S. Space Force

Award represents 60 percent of the missions of the 5-year Phase 2 procurement The U.S. Space Force announced today that United Launch Alliance (ULA) was awarded a firm, fixed-price, indefinite-delivery contract to launch 60 percent of the missions on its newest launch procurement contract. This contract resulted from a competitive award under the Space Force’s Read More