SWISSto12 and Thales sign first contract to develop and supply new Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) for geostationary satellite missions

SWISSto12 and Thales sign first contract to develop and supply new Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) for geostationary satellite missions

Paris, 31 January 2023 – SWISSto12, Switzerland’s fastest-growing aerospace company and a leading manufacturer of advanced satellite payloads and systems, today announced the signing of its first contract with Thales, the global high technology leader. Thales will develop and supply the Ka-band Solid-State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) that will be a key component of the antenna … Read more

Payload of World’s Costliest Satellite, Jointly Developed by India, US, to Reach India on Feb

Payload of World’s Costliest Satellite, Jointly Developed by India, US, to Reach India on Feb

Edited by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar Last Updated: January 31, 2023, 12:54 IST An artist’s rendering of the Nasa-Isro jointly developed NISAR satellite which will be launched in September this year (Image: Nasa) NISAR is the first major joint venture in the satellite segment where Indian and American space agencies, Isro and Nasa, have collaborated. After almost … Read more

Bronco Space launches PROVES satellite into orbit

Bronco Space launches PROVES satellite into orbit

By Emely Bonilla, Jan. 31, 2023 On Jan. 3, Bronco Space launched their second CubeSat, a miniature satellite used in lower orbit, as part of their current project, Pleiades Rapid Orbital Verification Experimental System. As technology advances, more and more corporations invest money into expanding space exploration and creating new achievements in the field. Without … Read more

In-Space Missions engaging in an APAC rideshare mission – SatNews

In-Space Missions engaging in an APAC rideshare mission – SatNews

In-Space Missions Ltd. is partnering with Singapore Space Technologies Ltd. (SSTL) to initiate Faraday Dragon, an Asia-Pacific (APAC) regional satellite rideshare mission that is targeted for launch in 2025. Faraday Dragon will fly multiple payloads for regional space players including government, commercial, financial, research and educational organizations. In-Space Missions, which is owned by BAE Systems, … Read more

Airbus Delivers Inmarsat-6 Satellite to Florida Ahead of SpaceX Launch

The Inmarsat 6-F2 satellite loaded onto an Airbus Beluga aircraft. Photo: Airbus Airbus has delivered the Inmarsat-6 to Florida ahead of its February launch, the manufacturer announced Monday. The Inmarsat The satellite, I-6 F2, is part of the operator’s work to upgrade its Elera L-band and Global Xpress Ka-band networks. Airbus Defense and Space shipped … Read more

Mysterious blue spiral appears in the sky over Hawaii

It may have an eerie, UFO-like appearance, but this mysterious blue spiral in the sky has a far more mundane explanation. The spectacular sight – which baffled skygazers over Hawaii – is actually part of the aftermath of a SpaceX rocket launch. It was caught on camera by the Subaru Telescope, located at the summit … Read more

Press Release: Inmarsat-6 F2 satellite arrives in Florida on board Beluga

The second Airbus-built Inmarsat-6 geostationary telecommunications satellite (I-6 F2) has arrived on board an Airbus Beluga at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida ready for its launch in February. The second satellite of the Inmarsat-6 generation is based on Airbus’ ultra-reliable Eurostar E3000 spacecraft and will be the 58th Eurostar E3000 built by Airbus. It … Read more

Sky Stream vs Sky Q: Which should you get?

Sky doesn’t release much hardware, but when it does, it’s pretty good. The Stream puck and Q set-top box are two products that sit beneath your TV and feed it picture and sound, unlike the Glass TV which does picture, sound and content without needing extra sources. Both Stream and Q fulfill similar requirements but … Read more