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Virgin Orbit teams with ANA for Japan launch

Virgin Orbit last week announced an agreement with ANA to bring the company’s LauncherOne service to Japan.  The small satellite …

NanoAvionics assembles M6P (Credit: NanoAvionics)

Lacuna Space announces success with initial satellite LoRa testing

UK-based Lacuna Space says its initial LoRaWAN tests have worked well, with both its satellite and Space Gateway “out-performed expectations” …

Relativity building robot 3D printing rocket factory in Mississippi

Los Angeles-based Relativity announced it is going to build a robotic 3D printing rocket factory in Mississippi along with expanding …

NanoAvionics, KSAT, Antwerp Space get $11M funding to build IoT as a service offering

The world of lower-cost Internet of Things (IoT) just got a bit more crowded.  NanoAvionics, in partnership with KSAT (Kongsberg …

Data fusion, commercial imagery, RF sensing from #GEOINT19

Commercial small satellites startups were all the rage at the US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) GEOINT Symposium in San Antonio, …

First batch of SpaceX Starlink satellites in orbit

On May 24, 2019, SpaceX launched its first 60 Starlink satellites into Low Earth Orbit (LEO).  Most of the satellites …

SpaceX Starlink satellite broadband network spins forward

Providing low-latency, high speed broadband throughout the world through a large constellation of satellites is a complex business.  The first …

#satshow – Telesat reveals cellular 5G backhaul trials with Vodafone, outlines vendor demands

Last week in Washington DC, Telesat announced it successfully conducted backhaul trials with Vodafone Group and the University of Surrey, …

Astrocast constellation (Source: Astrocast)

#satshow – Astrocast’s accuracy advantage in IoT

With two working satellites in orbit and plans to launch 10 more satellites by the end of the year if …