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Turkish Space Agency Opens For Business After Presidential Decree

Turkish President Erdogan issued a decree on 21 November 2019 that formally establishes the Turkish Space Agency. The presidential decree was published in an official gazette of the Turkish government. The Turkish Space Agency will prepare and carry out the Turkish national space programme in line with the policies determined …

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UKspace 2020 Manifesto

On 21 November 2019 the UKspace trade association published its 2020 manifesto for a future British government to consider. With the 12 December 2019 British General Election, and at some point soon thereafter, the UK exiting the European Union, the UKspace 2020 Manifesto comes at an important juncture for Britain’s …

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Israel’s Gilat Reports Strong Growth In Third Quarter Of 2019

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, on 19 November 2019 reported its results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. Key Financial Highlights: Revenues for Q3 2019 increased to $63.4 million compared with $59.7 million for Q2 2019 and $62.8 million …

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NATO Foreign Ministers Officially Recognise Space As An Operational Domain

NATO Foreign Ministers met in Brussels on 20 November 2019 to address a wide range of security challenges in preparation for the meeting of NATO leaders in London. “We all agree that NATO remains indispensable for our security, and that despite our differences, we are stronger as we face the …

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UAE’s Thuraya And Airbus Demonstrate Aerial Surveillance Capabilities At Dubai Airshow

Thuraya, the mobile satellite services subsidiary of the UAE-based Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), in partnership with Airbus, a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services has successfully conducted live screenings of a demonstrative aerial surveillance mission taking place in Germany, from an airborne Airbus H145 helicopter equipped …

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Israel’s Gilat Partners With SES For O3b mPOWER MEO Communications System

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced on 18 November 2019 that it has reached a major landmark with the selection by SES for development and deployment of a global multiple application very small aperture terminal (VSAT) platform for its O3b mPOWER …

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Airbus Presents Ground-Breaking Technology For EUTELSAT QUANTUM

Airbus, ESA and Eutelsat have presented the new ground breaking multibeam active antenna payload at Airbus in Madrid. Airbus’ ELectronically Steerable Antenna+ (ELSA+) is a first for commercial satellite communications in Europe. The versatility of its performance represents a step change for communications satellites with a spacecraft able for the …

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Gilat Wavestream Selected By Global Eagle For $5M Inflight Connectivity Deal

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced on 14 November 2019 that its subsidiary Wavestream received an order from Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. for approximately U.S.$5 million for its industry-leading Ku-band 25W High-Power Transceiver (HPT) in support of In-flight connectivity (IFC). The …

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UAE’s Mubadala Spotlights Future Opportunities In Emirati Space And ICT Industries

Mubadala Investment Company, the Abu Dhabi-based global investor, hosted a university masterclass, which included leading UAE aerospace and space organisations in partnership with Dubai Airshow. The masterclass took the form of a panel discussion and was moderated by Badr Al-Olama, Head of Mubadala Aerospace. The session included Dr. Mohammed Nasser …

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France’s CNES Discusses UAE Space Cooperation At Dubai Airshow 2019

Centre national d’études spatiales (CNES) President Jean-Yves Le Gall was at the opening ceremony of the Dubai Airshow 2019, attended by His Royal Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Emir of Dubai. He also met Ahmad Belhoul Al Falasi …

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