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Orbital Insight And Planet Extend Satellite Imagery Sharing Agreement

Planet, the New Space commercial Earth observation company that operates the largest constellation of imaging satellites, and Orbital Insight, a leading company specialising in geospatial analytics, announced on 19 September 2018 a multi-year contract for Orbital Insight to source daily, global satellite imagery from Planet. The contract is an expansion …

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#SpaceWatchGL Op’Ed: The Mega Constellations – Getting It Right First Time

By Helen Jameson The past few years have seen the satellite press column inches dominated by excited talk of new mega constellations. We have learned how thousands of small satellites are going to transform connectivity for billions around the world. I should know, I am one of the people that …

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Kleos Space Selects Rocket Lab To Launch Kleos Scouting Mission Satellite In 2019

Kleos Space, the Luxembourg-based New Space geolocation company that is listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX), has selected Rocket Lab to launch its first satellites in 2019. The Kleos satellites will be used for a scouting mission to geolocate maritime radio to guard borders, protect assets, and save lives. …

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Philippines On Verge Of Creating National Space Agency After Key Legislation Introduced

The Philippines is on the verge of creating its own national space agency after a prominent Filipino politician sponsored legislation in the Senate plenary of Senate Bill 1983, or the “Act Establishing the Philippine Space Development and Utilization Policy and Creating the Philippine Space Agency, and for other Purposes,” earlier …

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Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Taps Thaicom To Develop Business

The Bangladesh Communication Satellite Company Limited (BCSCL), operator of the recently launched Bangabandhu-1 communications satellite, has selected Thaicom, Thailand’s largest commercial satellite communications operator, to help BCSC develop new markets and business for its satellite services. “We are pleased to partner with Thaicom in order to develop our Bangabandhu satellite …

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Kazakhstan And Russia Discuss Cooperation on Baiterek Programme, Baikonur, And Satellite Communications

The First Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan, Askar Mamin, has discussed the implementation of the joint Baiterek project in Moscow with the Director General of the Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities, Dmitry Rogozin, the press service of the Prime Minister of Kazakhstan said in a statement on 17 September …

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Arabsat And Talia Join Forces To Provide Secure TV Services

Talia Limited, a leading communication provider serving the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, have announced the completion, and successful deployment, of a new state-of-the-art uplink platform, complete and ready to host High Definition and Standard Definition channel’s secure transmission on Arabsat Badr-7 satellite at 26°E. Thanks to Arabsat’s …

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