NASA Selects United Launch Alliance’s Reliable Atlas V Rocket to Launch GOES-T Weather Satellite

NASA’s Launch Services Program announced today that it selected United Launch Alliance’s (ULA’s) proven Atlas V vehicle to launch the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES)-T mission, the second to last satellite in the GOES constellation. This award resulted from a competitive Launch Service Task Order evaluation under the NASA Launch Services II contract. “ULA is Read More

ULA Atlas V Starliner launch set to lift off on December 20th

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the Orbital Flight Test, Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner capsule. The mission is set to lift off on Friday, Dec. 20, from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows a 70 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. The Read More

SES and Luxembourg Government Renew Orbital Concession

,.. Establish New Fund for Space Sector SES and the Luxembourg Government announced today that they have reached an agreement to renew SES’s concession to operate satellites flying under Luxembourg jurisdiction for 20 years, effective from January 2022 when the current concession expires, with an annual fee of EUR 1 million from 2025 onwards. As Read More

SES Delivers Connectivity to Verizon and Nokia’s Operation Convergent Response Event for First Responders

Connectivity provided via SES’s innovative Non-Geostationary Orbit (NGSO) satellite constellation will be used for critical tech demos and live action simulations of wildfires, cyberattacks, airports in crisis and other emergencies The world’s leading satellite operator SES today announced that it will be providing satellite capacity to Verizon and Nokia’s Operation Convergent Response (OCR) 2019 event Read More

Lamborghini in Space: carbon fiber materials research on the International Space Station

On November 2, a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket launched from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to the International Space Station (ISS), carrying with it a series of sample composite materials produced by Automobili Lamborghini. The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with Cygnus resupply spacecraft onboard, launches from Pad-0A of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Saturday, November 2, Read More

C-Band Alliance Proposes to Clear 300 MHz of Spectrum for Nationwide 5G Deployment

C-Band Alliance updates 5G proposal to the FCC and offers to clear 300 MHz of C-band spectrum, inclusive of a 20-MHz guard band C-Band Alliance updates 5G proposal to the FCC and offers to clear 300 MHz of C-band spectrum, inclusive of a 20-MHz guard band Proposes to make available for 5G use 100 MHz Read More

Automobili Lamborghini, the first automaker in the world to conduct carbon fiber materials science research on the International Space Station

The joint research on advanced carbon fiber composite materials initiated two years ago between Automobili Lamborghini and the Houston Methodist Research Institute has now reached an important turning point. No earlier than November 2, a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket is scheduled to launch from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia to the International Space Station (ISS), Read More

SES: YTD 2019 Results

SES S.A. announced its financial results for the nine months ended 30 September 2019 with financial performance continuing to be in line with SES’ expectations; sequential growth in quarterly revenue and EBITDA and financial outlook unchanged. 7.tif SES YTD 2019 Results Key financial highlights (YTD 2019) • Reported revenue of EUR 1,451.9 million, down 3.9% Read More

SES and Thales have taken inflight connectivity to a new level

SES and Thales Reach Record Speed and Enhanced Coverage via Integrated GEO/MEO Network, Raise Bar for Inflight Connectivity Interoperable GEO/MEO platform enables seamless switching between GEO and MEO satellite beams, opening the door for O3b connectivity to disrupt the skies as it has the seas SES and Thales have taken inflight connectivity to a new Read More