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First Astranis satellite successfully deployed to GEO

Falcon Heavy launch. Credit SpaceX

The Astranis satellite has completed the orbital manoeuvres necessary to arrive in its orbital slot in Geostationary Orbit (GEO). The Astranis satellite was launched a few weeks ago onboard the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. The satellite, Arcturus, is set to provide high-speed bandwidth to Alaska for our customer Pacific Dataport. Alongside successfully achieving its orbital slot, Astranis has completed a end-to-end test connecting a gateway in Utah with multiple user terminals in Alaska for the first time.

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QuadSAT Completes Large Antenna Testing with Telespazio

QuadSAT has completed an antenna validation mission with space services operator, Telespazio. Using the QuadSAT drone-based system, it tested a large 17-metre antenna situated at Fucino Space Center in Italy. Other capabilities of the QuadSAT drone-based testing solution, such as ground station tracking performance analysis, were also demonstrated as part of the mission.

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ThrustMe Exceeds 100 Orders for Propulsion Systems

ThrustMe has announced the achievement of over 100 orders for its cold gas I2T5 and gridded ion NPT30-I2 thrusters. This marks a significant turning point for ThrustMe. The Company initiated batch production for clients in 2022 to accommodate an increasing order from satellite constellations clients. Furthermore, the Company set an ambitious target to manufacture over 365 propulsion systems per year, with production capacity gradually increasing throughout 2023 to serve the market needs.

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