OneWeb has amended its existing launch contract with Arianespace. Launches for OneWeb are scheduled to resume in December 2020, putting the company on track to complete the deployment of its full global constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites by the end of 2022.
OneWeb has launched 34 satellites onboard a Soyuz launch vehicle from the historic Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
OneWeb’s upcoming launch of 34 satellites is scheduled for Thursday 6 February at 2142 (GMT) / Friday 7 February 0242 (local time) from the historic Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.
Inmarsat has confirmed the successful launch of GX5, the fifth satellite in the Global Xpress (GX) fleet.
A constellation of satellites jointly operated by France and India to track and monitor ships in the Indian Ocean is under development, the French National Space Agency (CNES) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have confirmed.
Intelsat has successfully launched Intelsat 39 to provide video distribution and connectivity services for maritime service providers, mobile network operators, enterprises, governmental entities, and aeronautical service providers operating in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.
Inmarsat has selected Airbus Defence & Space to manufacture three next-generation GX satellites (GX7, 8 & 9), with the first scheduled to launch in the first half of 2023.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX company has successfully launched all 60 Starlink satellites into orbit. The launch marks the start of a goal to provide global internet coverage across the world with short lag times in signal that is impossible for current satellites to accomplish.
IEC Telecom will unveil its new communications solution to the yachting community during this year’s annual Skagen race, taking place from May 29 to 31.
Intelsat has announced that its 29e spacecraft has been completely lost, following previous news in early April that the satellite experienced damage causing a leak of the propellant onboard the satellite.
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