Indias very first naval satellite GSAT-7 will be launched this Friday from Kourou, French Guiana which is to be operated from an orbital location of 74 degrees East. The 2,650 kg satellite with transponders in Ku-band, S-band, C-band and ultra high frequency band will improve communication among various warships, including...
Thales Alenia Space has won a contract worth about $400 million to build a satellite for Brazil's developing space programme. The order, placed by Visiona is for a geostationary satellite for civil and military use
Astrium has recently signed a contract with the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), to jointly design and manufacture the Geostationary Ocean Color Imager II (GOCI-II) for the future Korean mission GEO Kompsat 2B. The GOCI-II instrument, designed to provide detailed observations of the colour of the seawater, will contribute to a...
UAE yesterday ordered two military surveillance satellites from France in a deal worth more than 700 million euros (US $913.2 million)
Israel recently tested its rocket propulsion system at a military base on the Mediterranean coast. "This morning, Israel conducted a launching test from the Palmachim base of a rocket propulsion system," the Israeli defence ministry said in a brief statement
Northrop Grumman announced the risks and cost reduction plans associated with production of an extremely high frequency satellite communications system for the U.S
Telespazio, the joint venture between Finmeccanica and Thales, has signed a contract worth 216 million euros with the European Satellite Service Provider (ESSP) as part of the EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) satellite navigation programme. The eight-year contract was signed today which requires to see through the maintenance activities and network services for the telecommunications among EGNOS sites located in Europe
Lockheed Martin delivered the third "highly elliptical earth orbit" satellite payload system, enhancing the U.S
Raytheon has successfully completed the second launch readiness exercise for the U.S
CANNES, France --- Thales Alenia Space is ready to deliver the high-resolution (HR) optical imaging instrument for integration in the first Pleiades earth observation satellite.>> The Pleiades project is part of ORFEO*, a joint Franco-Italian initiative by the countries' national space agencies CNES and ASI, marking a major technological advance in optical earth observation systems