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AWS announces general availability of AWS Ground Station

May 23rd, 2019 by

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced the general availability of AWS Ground Station, a new service for customers to control satellites from AWS and download data from satellites into AWS Global Infrastructure Regions using a fully managed network of ground station antennas located around the world.

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Eutelsat America Corp. to participate in NASA study

May 16th, 2019 by

Eutelsat America Corp., a subsidiary of Eutelsat Communications has been selected by NASA for the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships-2 (NextSTEP-2) as part of the NASA Space Relay Partnership and Services Study.

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NOAA awards Harris GOES-R ground segment contract extension

May 16th, 2019 by

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded Harris Corporation a three-year, US$284 million sole-source extension on the ground segment contract supporting Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) -R Series weather satellites – bringing new technologies that support increased capabilities.

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ATLAS to provide TT&C and Data Services for PlanetiQ weather satellites

May 8th, 2019 by

ATLAS Space Operations, Inc. announced an agreement to augment PlanetiQ’s ground station operations and provide telemetry, commanding, and data support for PlanetiQ’s constellation of 20 small satellites. ATLAS will support the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation via their global network of ground stations.

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World’s first 5G backhaul demo over LEO satellite

May 7th, 2019 by

Telesat, Vodafone Group and the University of Surrey have successfully demonstrated that Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites can provide effective backhaul transport for mobile network operators (MNOs), including advanced backhaul solutions for 5G.

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Viasat, China Satcom partner to bring in-flight connectivity over China

April 24th, 2019 by

Viasat Inc. and China Satellite Communications Co., Ltd. (China Satcom) announced an agreement for a strategic partnership to jointly provide in-flight connectivity (IFC) services within China for domestic and international airlines.

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