28 February 2019
Telefonica CEO José María Álvarez-Pallete López. Photo: Telefonica

Mobile World Congress: Telco’s Look to AI and 5G

Telefonica CEO José María Álvarez-Pallete López speaking at Mobile World Congress. The rise and rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) was at the heart of many keynote […]
22 February 2019

Satellite Manufacturing in the State of Transition

Satellite manufacturing might be somewhat in limbo right now as operators look to see how the upcoming mega-constellations change the world of satellite communications. For manufacturers, […]
13 February 2019
illustration of space-borne equivalent of tow trucks finding and rescuing satellite

Stanford develops an AI navigation system for a future satellite ‘tow truck’

Stanford researchers are developing an AI-powered navigation system to direct spaceborne ‘tow trucks’ designed to restart or remove derelict satellites circling aimlessly in graveyard orbits. A […]
6 February 2019

Airbus CTO Sees Quantum Computing Taking Off in Aerospace Industry

Aerospace giant inviting experts to investigate the technology’s potential to speed up aircraft component design, save fuel. Airbus chief technology officer Grazia Vittadini. She predicted a […]
31 January 2019

LEO Capacity Customers Discuss New Applications

Everyone is talking about the Low Earth Orbit (LEO). To say it is the hot topic of the industry is the understatement of the year, and […]
22 January 2019

Cooperation is Key to Thriving in Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

Nothing great comes easily, and with the big promises of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) fleets, these constellations are no exception. Beyond a significant technological feat, these […]
18 January 2019

Spectrum Interference in the New World of Space and 5G

As a spectrum manager in the commercial communications satellite industry, one issue that of daily concern is spectrum interference. With the advent of what I call […]
9 January 2019
Renditon of Qtum's blockchain satellite. Photo; Qtum Foundation.

SpaceChain Completes the First Qtum Transaction in Space

SpaceChain, a community-based space platform, announces the successful test of its second blockchain node in space, launched into orbit on October 25, 2018, by a CZ-4B Y34 rocket from Taiyuan […]
3 January 2019
A panel at the 2018 Kratos Global Users Conference. Photo: Kratos

High Throughput Satellites Spur Innovation on the Ground

A panel at the 2018 Kratos Global Users Conference. Photo: Kratos High Throughput Satellite (HTS) systems have brought unprecedented flexibility and bandwidth to the marketplace, but […]