Liftoff occured of SpaceX Transporter 1 with a world record 143 satellites on board

…on Sunday, January 24th at 10:00 AM EST after light rain had passed over launch complex 40 about one hour earlier. It was a beautiful launch in and out of the clouds as the lighting became better every second into launch. The 73rd Falcon booster landing occurred on the autonomous drone ship OCISLY Of Course Read More

SpaceX Transporter 1 launch scrubbed

SpaceX announced at 9:37 AM EST today 1-23-21 that the Transporter 1 launch attempt was scrubbed due to unfavorable weather conditions. The countdown clock continued to T-30 seconds so that ground teams could acquire more data collection. Just as the SpaceX announcement came out regarding the scrubbed launch attempt there was a brief partial clearing Read More

SpaceX Falcon 9 Starlink V1.0 #16 liftoff today – with photos

On a 52 degree Fahrenheit space coast morning SpaceX Starlink Falcon 9 Starlink V1.0 #16 was poised for liftoff as the skies changed from red to orange and finally blue just after dawn at 8:02 AM EST or 13:02 UTC Cape Canaveral Florida on January20th 2021. First stage booster B-1051.8 flew and re-landed foe the Read More

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