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LeoLabs Unveils First Commercial Satellite Tracking Service for SmallSat and CubeSat Operators

LeoLabs has announced LeoTrack, the world’s first commercial satellite tracking service tailored to the unique needs of today’s smallsat and cubesat operators. LeoTrack, delivered as a web-based subscription, offers satellite operators a full range of monitoring capabilities, including precision tracking of satellites, orbital state vectors, predictive radar availability, scheduled passes, …

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Israel’s Gilat Awarded $7 Million Contract By U.S. Army for WIN-T Programme

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, has announced that its subsidiary Wavestream received orders for over U.S.$7 million for the U.S. Army’s WIN-T (Warfighter Information Network-Tactical) program. WIN-T was established to provide anytime, anywhere connectivity via the U.S. DoD’s Wideband Global SATCOM …

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NanoRacks Delivers UAE Science Experiments To ISS For Upcoming Emirati Astronaut Mission

ISS, courtesy NASA

The 18th cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station from SpaceX delivered a historic mission for NanoRacks. NanoRacks, the leading provider of commercial access to low-Earth orbit, transported the materials for the science experiments that will be conducted by the first Emirati astronaut upon his arrival to the International …

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#SpaceWatchGL Themes: ESPI Brief 30 – The U.S. Space Force and the Rising Stakes for Europe in Space Defence

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and the European Space Policy Institute, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and briefs. This is ESPI Briefs No. 30: ‘The U.S. Space Force and the Rising Stakes for Europe in Space Defence ’, originally published in March 2019. 1. The U.S. …

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ScoutPro Partners with Farmers Edge to Boost Crop Monitoring Capabilities with Daily Satellite Imagery

ScoutPro Inc. has partnered with Farmers Edge, a global leader in digital agriculture, to deliver the best-in-class imagery solution available for crop monitoring to their customers. Daily satellite imagery, state-of-the-art processing technology, and unique map layers are now integrated into the ScoutPro scouting app. Highly rated among retailers and other …

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NASA Targets Coastal Ecosystems with New Space Sensor

NASA has selected a space-based instrument under its Earth Venture Instrument (EVI) portfolio that will make observations of coastal waters to help protect ecosystem sustainability, improve resource management, and enhance economic activity. The selected Geosynchronous Littoral Imaging and Monitoring Radiometer (GLIMR) instrument, led by principal investigator Joseph Salisbury at the …

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#SpacewatchGL Interviews: Eli Tamanaha of UP42

UP42 is reinventing geospatial data by developing a marketplace that brings together service and analytic providers’ services, enabling customers to get the very best out of the plethora of information available to today’s users via a simple interface. Torsten Kriening, COO & Editor, Spacewatch.Global seized the opportunity to sit down …

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Speedcast Wins Multi-Year Contract with Sasol for Fully-Managed Communications Solutions and IT Support in Mozambique

Speedcast has that the company has been awarded a new multi-year contract to provide communications and onsite IT support services at four operations camps for Sasol’s oil & gas exploration and well delivery camps operating in Mozambique. This contract marks Speedcast’s first project for this South African-based customer and the …

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Competitors in the Swiss Epic Mountain Bike Race to Use SPOT Satellite Messengers for Tracking and SOS

Globalstar Europe has announced that competitors and support personnel at this summer’s Graubünden Swiss Epic mountain bike race will again rely on SPOT satellite messengers for GPS tracking and supporting riders in the case of an emergency or injury. The Swiss Epic takes place from August 20th to 24th 2019, and covers 358km including …

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Luxembourg and NorthStar to cooperate on a common Clean Space initiative

During the visit of Luxembourg’s Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of the Economy, Étienne Schneider to the NorthStar Earth & Space headquarters in Montreal, a cooperation was launched to enable a Clean Space initiative to foster sustainability in space. The Clean Space initiative would evaluate the use of NorthStar Earth and Space Information services …

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