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#SpaceWatchME Forecast: The GVF Satellite Hub at CABSAT 2017

Mission Criticality: The Satellite Solution and the Humanitarian Crisis Next week, the CABSAT event will begin in Dubai. SpaceWatch Middle East will not only be attending but our Editor, Torsten Kriening, will also be moderating a special panel at the GVF Satellite Hub. The subject is close to our hearts. …

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GomSpace selected for the delivery of a constellation of satellites to Sky and Space Global

GomSpace has been selected by and has entered into a procurement contract with the UK company Sky and Space Global (UK) Ltd. to develop and deliver a constellation of satellites within a 4 year period. The first delivery of satellites will be in 2018. The revenue will be distributed over …

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Airbus Defence and Space SpaceDataHighway to reach Asia-Pacific

Airbus Defence and Space has announced the kick-off of EDRS-D, the third communication node of the SpaceDataHighway. Airbus Defence and Space will expand the EDRS-SpaceDataHighway with a third node, EDRS-D, to be positioned over the Asia-Pacific region by 2020. This third node will be the next step towards global optical …

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The #SpaceWatchME Interviews: Laurent Lemaire and Ali Asghar of elseco – Part 2

Specialising in High-tech Insurance, elseco was established in 2006. Today, elseco is the largest space insurance player in the world with a capacity of more than USD200m (More than twice its closest competitor). The company adopts an intelligent approach to risk management, pioneering market risk analysis and sophisticated ‘made for …

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Norway’s Telenor Satellite and Cobham sign THOR 7 Antenna Supplier Deal

Norway’s Telenor Satellite and Cobham have signed an agreement for the supply of SAILOR Ka-band antenna systems to support growth of the new generation High Throughput Satellite (HTS) service, THOR 7. Bergen, Norway-based Cobham partner Pyxisat will provide delivery, installation and maintenance services to Telenor as part of the agreement. …

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Israel’s hiSky and Israel Tractors & Equipment (ITE) Ltd embark on joint pilot of hiSky’s satellite terminal on Cat Machines

Israeli satellite communications company, hiSky Ltd. and Caterpillar’s Israeli dealer, Tractors & Equipment (ITE) Ltd., a part of Zoko Enterprises Group, will carry out a joint pilot programme to integrate hiSky’s satellite terminal (the Smartellite) with the machines and vehicle platforms of the manufacturers represented by the Zoko Enterprises group …

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