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Machina

Machina Labs expands focus to satellites and reentry vehicles

The collaboration between Machina Labs and various entities in the space sector underscores the growing role of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) in advancing manufacturing processes. Here are key points regarding Machina Labs'…
UK

UK invests to scan for RF from ships attempting to avoid detection

The UK Space Agency is providing £1.2 million in funding to Horizon Technologies for the launch of a replacement satellite, Amber Phoenix, scheduled for mid-2024. Horizon Technologies lost its previous satellite, Amber IOD-3, when a Virgin…
The satellite

The satellite industry studies the size of the direct-to-device market

The emerging market for satellite connectivity directly to devices, such as smartphones, has generated varying opinions on its growth potential: AST SpaceMobile's Perspective: AST SpaceMobile, a company developing a satellite constellation…
MediaTek

MediaTek and Inmarsat expand direct-to-device partnership

MediaTek, a Taiwanese chipmaker and Inmarsat, a British satellite operator have announced an extended partnership aimed at jointly developing technologies that will enable more mass-market devices to connect directly to Inmarsat's satellite…
5G

5G connection from satellite to device completed for the first time

A 5G phone call to an ordinary smartphone in a cellular dead zone was demonstrated by AST SpaceMobile which has achieved a significant milestone with its Blue Walker 3 test satellite. Here are the key points regarding this development: Successful…
direct-to-device

Direct-to-device: we’re faced with a $100-billion question

"Direct-to-device" communication in the context of satellite technology is a significant and evolving topic with a potentially substantial market impact. This communication approach involves sending data, content, or services directly to…
Globalstar

Globalstar sees a jump in revenue which highlights IoT importance

Globalstar, the company responsible for Apple's satellite-powered SOS application, reported a significant 50% rise in quarterly sales on August 3rd, attributed to promising growth in its business of connecting remote Internet of Things…
MGP

MGP platform unveiled by Maxar to speed up imagery access

The Maxar Geospatial Platform (MGP) represents a significant step forward in simplifying and expediting the process of accessing high-resolution Earth imagery. Maxar Technologies showcased this platform at the Esri User Conference in San…
Lynk

Lynk Global to start initial commercial direct-to-device services

Lynk Global, a U.S.-based startup, is making strides in the Pacific island nation of Palau, where the Palau National Communications Corporation (PNCC), the country's largest telecom operator, plans to become the first to use Lynk's direct-to-device…
Mynaric

Mynaric partners with Raytheon for military laser communications

Mynaric, a laser communication company, has been contracted by Raytheon Technologies to supply 21 optical terminals for seven satellites that Raytheon is building for the Space Development Agency (SDA). The optical terminals provided by…
L3Harris

L3Harris will build a missile-warning sensor for MEO

The U.S. Space Force has awarded L3Harris Technologies a $29 million contract to design a sensor payload for tracking hypersonic missiles from medium Earth orbit. This contract positions L3Harris as a potential third vendor in the MTC Epoch…
Digital twins

Digital twins keep improving in military satellite programs

Digital twins have gained significant attention in the space industry as a promising technology for designing complex satellite networks. Although the technology is still evolving, companies specializing in this sector are witnessing an…
OneWeb

OneWeb targets maritime market with expanded satellite coverage

OneWeb, the British operator of a low Earth orbit (LEO) broadband network, has launched a free trial offer for maritime customers. The company recently expanded its network coverage to include a larger portion of the northern hemisphere,…
ESA

ESA launches AI project to monitor organic cotton supplies

The European Space Agency (ESA) has initiated a demonstration project in collaboration with Marple, a German technology firm, to utilize artificial intelligence (AI) and satellite data for certifying organic cotton farms in India and preventing…
GPS 3

GPS 3 satellite delivered by Lockheed Martin

The U.S. Space Force has received the 10th and final GPS 3 satellite manufactured by Lockheed Martin under a contract dating back to 2008. Out of the 10 satellites produced, six have already been launched, while the remaining four are stored…

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