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Archive for April 2nd, 2019

More debris from ASAT test detected

April 2nd, 2019 by

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said that India’s recent ASAT test has created 400 pieces of orbital debris, some of which could endanger the International Space Station. Also, a report claims that the test was preceded by another one in February, which however failed.

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SSTL, OSS collaborate on smallsat SAR payload

April 2nd, 2019 by

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) and Oxford Space Systems (OSS) have been awarded UK National Space Technology Programme funding to develop an innovative and stowage-efficient Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) payload.

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Aireon system goes live

April 2nd, 2019 by

Effective today, Aireon, the first ever real-time, global air traffic surveillance system, is fully operational and in trial use over the North Atlantic.

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C-COM successfully tracks Kepler LEO satellites

April 2nd, 2019 by

C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. announced its first successful integration with Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite tracking capabilities. The test was completed with the C-COM iNetVu FLY-981 Ku-band antenna and with Kepler Communications’ first in orbit LEO satellites, KIPP and CASE.

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iForte of Indonesia signs contracts for capacity on Telstar 18 VANTAGE

April 2nd, 2019 by

Telesat announced that PT iForte Solusi Infotek (iForte), a provider of USO (Universal Service Obligation) VSAT services in Indonesia, has signed major contracts for Ku-band HTS and C-band capacity on Telesat’s new Telstar 18 VANTAGE satellite.

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