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Amazon gets FCC approval for satellite broadband, pledges $10 billion for construction

This past week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved a plan for Amazon to build a low earth orbit (LEO) …

Hughes pitches in $50 million to OneWeb rescue

Hughes Network Systems, a subsidiary of EchoStar, is participating in the U.K. Government and Bharti consortium acquiring OneWeb out of …

Satellite broadband provider OneWeb bought by UK Government-Bharti group

Today, July 3, 2020, the United Kingdom government announced it is buying satellite broadband provider OneWeb out of bankruptcy with …

Amazon Goes Big on Aerospace & Satellite Solutions

Today, June 30, 2020, Amazon announced a dedicated business team to focus on the aerospace and satellite sector.  A retired …

Relativity Space to launch Iridium spares on-need basis

Launch provider Relativity Space announced it will provide up to six dedicated launches for Iridium to place the company’s ground …

Vega’s first big rideshare flight awaits good weather

Arianespace has had two attempts to launch the Vega Flight VV16 mission, with unfavorable windows resulting in cancellations on June …

Rocket Lab back in launch, accelerating pace

Fresh off a successful June 13, 2020 launch after a COVID-19 pause, Rocket Lab is now planning to conduct its …

SpaceX going for third Starlink launch in June

Fresh off the success of its June 13, 2020 launch success, SpaceX plans to launch a third batch of its …

SpaceX Starlink Launch Shares Ride With Planet Imaging Satellites

This week’s SpaceX Starlink launch will carry two fewer broadband satellites but will include three Planet SkySat high-resolution imaging satellites …