ESA seeks new astronauts – applications open 31 March 2021

For the first time in 11 years, ESA is looking for new astronauts. These recruits will work alongside ESA’s existing astronauts as Europe enters a new era of space exploration. photo ESA Media representatives are invited to a virtual press event on Tuesday, 16 February, to learn more about the vacancies that are intended to Read More

NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for SPHEREx Astrophysics Mission

NASA's Spectro-Photometer for the History of the Universe, Epoch of Reionization and Ices Explorer (SPHEREx) mission is targeted to launch in 2023. SPHEREx will help astronomers understand both how our universe evolved and how common are the ingredients for life in our galaxy’s planetary systems. NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, Read More

Lunar transit Falcon 9 from LC-40 Cape Canaveral

What a beautiful night for a lunar transit Falcon 9 from LC-40 Cape Canaveral Florida 2/4/21. B-1060.5 landed on the drone ship but is leaning due to high seas and wind in the recovery area. All 60 Starlink satellites were successfully deployed. Congratulations to everyone at SpaceX for an amazing launch. Photo Credit: Scott Schilke Read More

ASECNA, in conjunction with NIGCOMSAT and Thales Alenia Space to accelerate SBAS development for aviation in Africa

ASECNA, NIGCOMSAT Ltd and Thales Alenia Space joining efforts through SBAS flight demonstrations at Lomé International Airport The Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar, ASECNA, the Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd, NIGCOMSAT and Thales Alenia Space (www.ThalesAleniaSpace.com), joint venture between Thales (67 %) and Leonardo (33 %) joint efforts to accelerate SBAS development Read More

Tototheo Maritime to Offer Reliable Connectivity Services via SES Networks’ Managed Data Services

Ship owners and operators to benefit from efficiency, safety, and data applications enabled by Tototheo Maritime’s innovative approach and SES Networks’ reliable connectivity services and internet access for the crew Tototheo Maritime, a leading Cyprus-based maritime communications company, will be able to enjoy the benefits of seamless, reliable data connectivity services delivered by SES Networks. Read More

ColinaNet and SES Networks to Offer Enhanced Internet and Wi-Fi Services Via Satellite across Peru

The collaboration will enable high-performance connectivity over high-speed satellite networks for Peru’s oil, gas, and mining industries even in the most remote areas across the country photo Airbus In a move to greatly improve and scale connectivity services to its oil, gas, and mining customers throughout Peru, local telecom services provider ColinaNet will leverage SES Read More

SpaceX Falcon 9 Booster arrival at Port Canaveral

On January 24th at Port Canaveral Florida JRTI Just Read The Instructions arrived with SpaceX Falcon 9 fleet leading booster B-1051.8 which has flown into space for eight flights and landings more than any other SpaceX booster currently. It had successfully delivered the 16th batch of 60 Starlink V-1.0 satellites into orbit on January 20th Read More