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ICT Spring - 2022

Government

Lockheed Martin Partners With TAQNIA To Build New Satellite Ground System For KSA

Following the successful launch and operation of Saudi Arabia’s newest commercial communications satellite, SaudiGeoSat-1 (SGS-1), Lockheed Martin has been selected to develop a new ground system to control, manage and operate the satellite. The Saudi Technology Development and Investment Company (TAQNIA) and Lockheed Martin will develop and deploy the new ground segment for the secure and commercial operations of SGS-1.

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl On The Challenges Of Space Law

Prof. Dr. Kai-Uwe Schrogl discussed Space law for the future, including the global status of national space legislation, the regulatory frameworks of the future, security affects, issues of appropriation, the who-can-do it, and the role of Europe.  in this week’s Space Cafe Web Talk, held on 19 May.

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NRL Conducts First Test Of Solar Power Satellite Hardware In Orbit

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory engineers launched PRAM, the Photovoltaic Radio-frequency Antenna Module, aboard an Air Force X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle on 17 May 2020 as part of a comprehensive investigation into prospective terrestrial use of solar energy captured in space. “To our knowledge, this experiment is the first test in …

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