Home / Region (page 100)

Region

Israel’s Gilat Receives Large Contract For Telecoms Infrastructure From Peru’s Fitel

Israel’s Gilat has received a U.S.$153.6 million contract from the Peruvian telecommunications investment fund, Fitel, to help build rural telecommunications infrastructure in the Amazonas and Ica regions of Peru and help bridge the rural divide. These two projects were announced last week. The Amazonas region project was awarded for U.S.$108 …

Read More »

#SpaceWatchGL Interviews: Pavel Pushkin of CosmoCourse. Part I

CosmoCourse is a private Russian space company which develops its own reusable suborbital space complex for tourist spaceflight. SpaceWatch.Global Contributor Evgeniy Ryzhkov met with the company’s CEO Pavel Pushkin to talk about the suborbital space system currently under development, about competition within the emerging space tourism industry as well as …

Read More »

#SpaceWatchGL Interviews: Valerie Vlasenko of ArcticStartup

Just recently, from May 30-31st, SpaceWatch.Global’s Torsten Kriening attended a fascinating event in a fascinating part of the world – Finland. Helsinki is home to media, events, PR and consulting companies and ArcticStartup, the brains behind Arctic15. Arctic15 is a start-up business event that gathers between 1500-2000 attendees every year …

Read More »

Thailand’s THEOS-2 Will Be Built By Airbus

In order to accelerate its priorities, the Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency of Thailand (GISTDA) has selected Airbus as partner for its next-generation national geo-information system. Known as THEOS-2, the programme will deliver significant benefits for Thailand’s society including capacity building and is fully in line with the country’s …

Read More »

Israel’s Spacecom Struggling To Come Up With AMOS-8 Deposit For Space Systems Loral

Israel’s Spacecom has again extended the time period it needs to raise funds for its initial deposit for U.S. Satellite manufacturer SpaceSystems/Loral (SSL) to build its AMOS-8 satellite, but the process – and payment — has been mired in delays. Most notable is the impending decision by the Israeli government …

Read More »

Engineers From Scotland And Ukraine Develop New Rocket Engine

A so-called “self-eating” rocket engine is being developed by the universities of Scotland and Ukraine. It will be capable of putting small satellites into orbit at competitive price. In a paper published in the Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, engineers from the University of Glasgow and the Oles Honchar Dnipro …

Read More »

Bambu Wireless Partners With Eutelsat For Satellite Broadband Coverage Of Philippines

Filipino company Bambu Wireless will use the Eutelsat-172 Satellite to provide broadband, maritime, and government connectivity services throughout the Philippines. The multi-year contract between Bambu and Eutelsat for capacity on the Eutelsat-172B satellite will be commercialised under the brand BambuSat, and it will enable connectivity services across the Philippines’ 6,000 …

Read More »