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Sky and Space blows up IoT business plan

Internet of Things (IoT) startup Sky and Space Global (SAS) has effectively blown up its previously announced business plan, moving …

Launch provider Rocket Lab goes into satellite building biz

Small satellite launch company Rocket Lab announced it is expanding its portfolio to build satellites, introducing its Photon platform.  The …

HawkEye 360 launches commercial RF signal mapping from space

Herndon, Virginia-based HawkEye 360 this week announced it has launched RFGeo, the first commercial radio frequency signal mapping service conducted …

O3b adds four satellites to MEO broadband constellation

Four SES Networks O3b Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellites were successfully launched today, adding to a constellation that now numbers …

Amazon gets into the satellite broadband game

News reports from Geekwire and others indicate Amazon is planning to build a satellite broadband akin to those currently in …

India PSLV launch puts 28 commercial small sats into orbit

An India PSLV launch vehicle put a military satellite and 28 commercial small satellites into orbit last night, March 31, …

Astranis using Wind River VxWorks for first satellite

Communications satellite manufacturer Astranis Space Technology Corporation announced it is using Wind River VxWorks in its first broadband satellite.  Astranis …

Lockheed Martin, Vector tout software-defined satellites

Over the past week, Lockheed Martin and Vector announced software-defined satellites.  Being able to reconfigure satellites for different tasks by …

Spire gets first satellite hosting customer

Last week, Spire Global announced The KeyW Holding Corporation will be its first hosted payload customer.  Spire offers the ability …