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Transcelestial demonstrates laser comm tech, raises $1.8M seed

Singapore-based Transcelestial Technologies announced it has raised $1.8 million in seed funding and is doing early demonstrations of its laser …

HyperSat gets $85M, fast track to launch in 2020

New Space companies are known for speed, but HyperSat believes it can launch its first high-resolution hyperspectal imaging satellites in …

Leaf Space ground station (Source: Leaf Space)

Astrocast secures dedicated ground network for IoT satellites

Swiss-based Astrocast announced it had signed an agreement to use Leaf Space ground stations to communicate with its satellites. It’s …

Terran Orbital to build GapSat GEO comsat

Enigmatic Terran Orbital will build a geosynchronous earth orbit (GEO) communications satellite for interim satellite capacity provider GapSat.  It marks …

Satellite IoT startup OQ Technology secures funding, plans first satellite

Luxembourg-based OQ Technology announced it has secured enough funding to build its first demonstration satellite. The company joins at least …

Planet Labs opens new satellite factory with big capacity, potential

This week Planet Labs announced it opened a new satellite manufacturing and testing factory in San Francisco.  The first batch …

Telesat discusses scaling up broadband constellation to 512 satellites

While Canada-based Telesat has approval to build a117 satellite network from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the company recently aired …

OneWeb leadership changes leads to financial questions

Last week, satellite broadband provider OneWeb announced it appointed a new CEO and relocated its former CEO into the role …

Kepler KIPP satellite (Source: Kepler Communications)

Kepler uses Phasor antenna in satellite IoT data tests

Toronto-based Kepler Communications announced it successfully conducted data transmission tests using a Phasor Solutions wideband electronically-steered antenna and Kepler’s first …