ESI_Banner_July_2020
Home / Space / Entrepreneurship (page 31)

Entrepreneurship

Exolaunch To Deliver UAE Space Agency’s Small Satellite Into Orbit On Soyuz-2

Berlin-based Exolaunch, a leading launch services and deployment system provider for small satellites, announced on 17 March 2020 that the launch of a 3U cubesat, MeznSat, for the UAE Space Agency will be performed aboard a Soyuz-2 rocket. The purpose of the satellite is to study and monitor the greenhouse …

Read More »

Mitsubishi Electric Completes New Satellite Production Facility

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced on 18 February 2020 that it has completed construction of a new facility for the production of satellites at the company’s Kamakura Works in Kamakura, Japan. Together with existing facilities, Mitsubishi Electric’s combined annual capacity will increase to 18 satellites, up from 10 at present, which …

Read More »

Guiana Space Center Suspends Launch Campaigns Due To COVID-19

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the need to fully implement the measures decided by the French government, launch campaigns underway at the Guiana Space Center (CSG) in French Guiana have been suspended, according to a statement posted by Arianaespace on 16 March 2020. These launch preparations will resume as …

Read More »

C-COM Satellite Systems Reports Profitable Fiscal Year

Canada’s C-COM Satellite Systems Inc,  a global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, announced its financial results for the fiscal year ended 30 November 2019. The announcement was made on 16 March 2020. The company has generated revenues of CDN$13,977,909 (approximately US$9,997,630) and a net after tax profit of …

Read More »

Airbus Extends Its Reach Into Precision Agriculture Solutions With AgNeo

Airbus announced on 6 March 2020 that it has launched AgNeo, its new integrated precision farming solution for commodity and permanent crops. Delivering in-season actionable information based on satellite imagery and premium agronomic analytics, AgNeo will help customers save time, optimise inputs, and increase yields. This new product leverages Airbus’ …

Read More »

CNES And AASO Join Forces – Africa Enters The ActInSpace Fold

Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES) President Jean-Yves Le Gall and Sekou Ouedraogo, President of the African Aeronautics & Space Organisation (AASO), signed a partnership agreement to develop ,the ActInSpace international hackathon in Africa. The fourth edition of ActInSpace will be held in April this year and Burkina-Faso, Ghana and Nigeria …

Read More »

#SpaceWatchGL Op-Ed: Coronavirus Triggers A Plunge In Space Stocks: How To Keep Your Business Operating Despite The Crisis

By Ksenia Synkova On Thursday, 12 March 2020, shares in the aerospace giant Boeing plunged 18,10%, Lockheed Martin shares dropped 12.71%, Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. shares lost 16.05%, Northrop Grumman plunged 8.69%, and Maxar shares dropped 17.77%. All this happened after the announcement by US President Donald Trump about the …

Read More »

#SpaceWatchGL Perspectives: Women In Tech… Does It Have To Be “Sole” Destroying?!

By Tegan Lloyd Williams I have a new obsession… GOLD TRAINERS. Massive, blingy, bright and bold gold trainers. I work in a corporate, male dominated industry and it is always flattering and often positive to hear the words “I don’t see gender”, or “It doesn’t matter if you are male …

Read More »

ESA And The European Commission Preorder Four More Ariane 6 Launches

The European Space Agency (ESA) announced that it has finalized its preorder for four more launches on Ariane 6, along with an initial payment. Using Ariane 62, the light version of the new European launcher, these missions will be carried out on behalf of the European Commission to continue the …

Read More »