SWGL Fanshop Edition One
Home / Space / Satellite / Satellite Launch Business

Satellite Launch Business

Microsoft partners with Starlink for its Azure Space cloud

Luxembourg, 21 October 2020. – Microsoft partners with SpaceX’s Starlink to provide satellite connectivity to its cloud computing platform Azure Space, the company announced. “Our new partnership with SpaceX Starlink will provide high-speed, low-latency satellite broadband for the new Azure Modular Datacenter (MDC),” Tom Keane, Corporate Vice President Azure Global, …

Read More »

TriSept to launch cubesat demo for U.S. Army on Rocket Lab’s Electron

Luxembourg, 21 October 2020. – The U.S. launch integrator TriSept signed with the U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) to integrate a small cubesat demonstration on a Rocket Lab Electron next year. The SMDC will test the small satellite bus to foster “the development of new, game-changing capabilities for …

Read More »

Register Today For Our Space Café WebTalk “33 minutes with Ole Dokka” On 10 November 2020

Join SpaceWatch.Global for an interesting and informative Space Café WebTalk featuring Ole Dokka, project manager of Newspace North, Andoya, Norway. This event will take place on 10 November 2020 at 4:00 pm CET. Norway and Andøya Space will soon have one of few commercial spaceports for small satellites in Europe. The project received the first …

Read More »

ESA and GomSpace to continue HOOP sat platform

Luxembourg, 20 October 2020. – The European Space Agency (ESA) contracted GomSpace in Luxembourg to continue the development of its HOOP satellite operations platform, the company said. The contract has a value of 1.35 million Euros. The development of the Hands-Off Operations Platform (HOOP) to enable autonomous satellite operations for …

Read More »

#SpaceWatchGL Interviews: “International and cooperative” – Review of the 71th International Astronautical Congress by Prof. Dr. Pascale Ehrenfreund

2020 changed everything, also the International Astronautical Congress. Instead of meeting the global space community in person in Dubai this year, we met in CyberSpace during the first edition of the International Astronautical Congress earlier last week from 12-14 Oct 2020. SpaceWatch.Global Editor-in-Chief Markus Payer had the opportunity to talk …

Read More »

German DLR extends research cooperation with Australian Southern Launch

Luxembourg, 19 October 2020. – The German space agency DLR cooperates with the Australian launch company Southern Launch in space launch research, the agency said. The agreement aims to implement joint civilian research activities in the field of suborbital and orbital space launch, especially in the field of reusable launch …

Read More »

#SpaceWatchGL Column: Dongfang China Aerospace News Roundup 12-18 Oct 2020

by Blaine Curcio and Jean Deville As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Orbital Gateway Consulting we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Dongfang Hour Weekly Aerospace News Roundup, 12-18 Oct”. Welcome to the Dongfang Hour Weekly China Aerospace News …

Read More »

Rocket Factory Augsburg inaugurates Swedish test site

Luxembourg, 15 October 2020. – One step closer to its maiden flight in 2022: Rocket Factory Augsburg (RFA) inaugurated a test site in Sweden, the German micro-launcher start-up said. The company wants to conduct the first hot fire engine tests of its RFA ONE vehicle later this year in Esrange …

Read More »

Isar Aerospace will launch small sats from French Guiana

Luxembourg, 15 October 2020. – Isar Aerospace goes to Kourou. The company has signed an agreement with the French Space Agency CNES to prepare the launch of its orbital launch vehicles from the Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG) in French Guiana, the company said. “This spaceport of CNES is the only …

Read More »