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Arianespace launches Eutelsat, ISRO satellites on first 2020 mission

WASHINGTON — European launch provider Arianespace completed its first launch of the year Jan. 16, sending two communications satellites into geostationary transfer orbits.  The Ariane...

Arianespace could launch record 22 missions in 2020

WASHINGTON — Arianespace is poised to launch up to 22 missions this year, a number that would nearly double the company’s record.  Half of the European...

Dankberg teases ViaSat-4 specs, still mulling MEO constellation

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California — Viasat says that co-building its ViaSat-3 satellites with Boeing has given the company experience it can leverage to multiply the...

GEO satellite orders are up, but full rebound remains to be...

Commercial orders of geostationary communications satellites have reached double-digits for the first time since 2016, but a return to former buying rates remains unlikely,...

Arianespace reveals manifest, notes launch market variety

PARIS – Orders for geostationary satellites are beginning to rebound in a market that is far more varied than in the past, said Arianespace...

Viasat starts ViaSat-4 development, mulls hybrid GEO-LEO-terrestrial connections

WASHINGTON — Fleet operator Viasat, already in the middle of building a trio of high-capacity broadband satellites, has started work on a next-generation constellation,...

Viasat expanding into crowded ground-as-a-service business

Viasat is placing antennas like this 7.3-meter dish at locations around the world to link with Earth observation satellites in low Earth orbit. Credit:...

Eutelsat CEO: Quantum satellite delayed, C-Band Alliance divided on treasury contribution

WASHINGTON — Manufacturing delays and launcher availability mean Eutelsat Communications’ “chameleon satellite” won’t launch until the second half of 2020 instead of late this...

House proposes Ex-Im Bank extension to 2026 • GomSpace conducts more...

To receive FIRST UP Satcom, a weekly SpaceNews newsletter for satellite and telecom professionals, sign up here. TOP STORIES An agreement reached in the U.S. House of Representatives...

Supplier issue behind delays with first ViaSat-3 launch

SANTA BARBARA, California — Problems with an unnamed component supplier are the reason the first launch of a ViaSat-3 high-throughput satellite won’t happen until...

Airbus to build trio of Inmarsat-7 satellites

WASHINGTON — Inmarsat on May 30 announced an order with Airbus Defence and Space to build three satellites using a serial production method that...

Satellite operators worried about losing Ka-band spectrum

WASHINGTON — As the next World Radiocommunication Conference looms larger, satellite operators are growing concerned that they have not made sufficient defense of Ka-band...

Echostar’s take on high-throughput satellites: best bought one at a time

WASHINGTON — EchoStar wishes it ordered its latest satellite, Jupiter-3, sooner than it did, but won’t seek to play catch up by buying another...

Viasat orders Asia Pacific ViaSat-3 from Boeing amid record revenue

WASHINGTON — Viasat CEO Mark Dankberg said the company has executed an agreement with Boeing for a third ViaSat-3 satellite, securing the last spacecraft...

GEO satellite orders continued to underwhelm in 2018

This article originally appeared in the Jan. 21, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. Last year’s poor harvest of five commercial orders for large geostationary communications...

Astranis lands anchor customer for its first small GEO satellite

WASHINGTON — Astranis, a startup designing small geostationary satellites for internet connectivity, has signed an Alaskan telecommunications provider as its first customer. Pacific Dataport...

Kacific to double in size as first satellite launch nears, mulls...

WASHINGTON — With less than a year to go before the launch of its first telecom satellite, Kacific is planning a hiring spree to...

Viasat books Falcon Heavy for ViaSat-3 launch

WASHINGTON — Fleet operator Viasat of Carlsbad, California, plans to launch a large telecom satellite on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket between 2020 and...

Pradman Kaul details Hughes’ global satellite broadband ambitions

DALLAS — The United States is home to the two most successful broadband satellite operators in the world: Hughes and Viasat. Both companies redefined high-throughput satellites...

Thales Group reports boost in space revenue

WASHINGTON — Government demand for space systems drove a “recovery of space orders” for Thales Group this year, offsetting a slump in commercial telecom...

FIRST UP Satcom | BridgeSat, Sitael joint forces on lasercomm; Orbcomm...

To receive FIRST UP Satcom, a weekly SpaceNews newsletter for satellite and telecom professionals, sign up here. TOP STORIES Italian small satellite builder Sitael and American laser communications...

Viasat, ULA insist ViaSat-3 launch was competitively procured

This article originally appeared in the Sept. 24, 2018 issue of SpaceNews magazine. United Launch Alliance and satellite operator Viasat are defending the “competed” status...

Man cleaning gun fatally shoots best friend in apparent accident

A man playing a video game in a mobile home in the Oklahoma City suburb of Midwest City was fatally shot Sunday, apparently in...
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