SpaceX 2nd mission US Air Force GPSIIISV04 satellite launch

The first launch of November goes to SpaceX and the 2nd mission for the United States Space Force this year with the successful launch and deployment of Lockheed Martin's GPSIIISV04 satellite from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Florida at 6:24 PM EST or 23.24 UTC November 5th 2020. On a mostly clear beautiful early evening sky Read More

SES S.A Solid YTD performance and value creation initiatives on track

photo SES Luxembourg SES S.A. announced financial results for the nine months ended 30 September 2020. Solid performance with continued strong underlying growth across Networks • Networks revenue +7.5% year-on-year(1,2); Q3 2020 Video revenue stable quarter-on-quarter(1,2) • Adjusted EBITDA(3) EUR 883 million representing 62.6% margin with recurring operating expenses reduced 3.7% year-on-year On track to Read More

ULA launch Atlas V carrying the NROL101 mission scrubbed

The launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office was scrubbed today due to an unexpected system response from remotely commanded ground system liquid oxygen valves. The team continues to analyze the system and will protect for our next launch attempt no earlier than Nov. 6. Read More

INRED and SES Networks Expand Wi-Fi Access Across Colombia

INRED and SES Networks Expand Wi-Fi Access Across Colombia   Connect Nearly One Million People in 424 Municipalities"   Collaboration accelerated government initiative to connect 100% of Colombia with a second deployment of 300 additional free community Wi-Fi zones enabled by high-speed broadband over satellite On the heels of a widely-successful deployment of 1,000 free Read More

SpaceX GPSIIISVO4 launch at 6:24 PM EST on November 5th

SpaceX will try a second launch attempt for GPSIIISV04 United States Space Force on Thursday November 5th from SLC-40 Cape Canaveral Florida at 6:24 PM or 23.24 UTC for liftoff with booster B-1062.1 SpaceX scrubbed the first attempt back on October 2nd just seconds from launch when two engines prematurely fired. After the removal of Read More

Gilat and ST Engineering iDirect to provide O3b mPOWER core infrastructure that will support SES’s open networking strategy

SES Expands O3b mPOWER Technology Ecosystem with Modem Platform Partnerships SES today announced Gilat and ST Engineering iDirect as its latest technology partners who will be developing the core infrastructure modem platforms for O3b mPOWER, SES’s ground-breaking non-geostationary-satellite orbit (NGSO) communications system. Gilat and ST Engineering iDirect were selected based on their next-generation modem technologies. Read More

United Launch Alliance to Launch NROL-101 Mission in Support of National Security

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The launch is on track for Nov. 3 from Space Launch Complex-41 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Launch is planned for 5:58 p.m. EST. The live launch broadcast begins at 5:38 Read More

Lockheed Martin names Goodyear an “Elite Supplier”

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is proud to announce that it has recently been named an Elite Supplier by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company. This award is reserved for the top one percent of Lockheed’s more than 1,400 suppliers and was given to 20 suppliers in 2019. Goodyear was recognized for its contributions to the Read More

SES and CANAL+ Strengthen Partnership With Long-Term Extensions across Western Europe, Central Europe and Africa

Substantial agreements across three orbital positions serve more than 10 million subscribers and add more than EUR 230 million in secured backlog SES and CANAL+ have signed new long-term strategic agreements for satellite capacity across three geographies, strengthening the companies’ longstanding partnership and underlining the importance of satellite in delivering premium content to more than Read More