Latest News: 17 Jul 2019


Delay of the day: Delta IV/GPS III SV02
17 Jul 2019 - The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying the GPS III SV02 mission for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center is delayed, due to an anomaly during component testing at a supplier which has created a cross-over concern. >>>


Lacuna Space signs contract with NanoAvionics
17 Jul 2019 - Nanosatellite mission integrator NanoAvionics UK Ltd. and UK satellite communications provider Lacuna Space, both based at Harwell Campus Space Cluster, have signed a second contract to integrate the Lacuna Space LoRa-based Space Gateway into NanoAvionics' M6P nanosatellite bus which will be launched in Q4 2019 via a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). >>>


IDS Africa signs contract for broadcast services on Amos-17
17 Jul 2019 - Spacecom, operator of the Amos satellite fleet, announced that Nigeria-based IDS Africa is the newest broadcaster to sign up for broadcast services on the Amos-17 satellite. >>>


NSR sees satellite/launch market at US$225 billion over 10 years
17 Jul 2019 - NSR's Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services, 9th Edition (SMLS9) report forecasts a US$225 billion market opportunity over the next decade, driven by Situational Awareness and Earth Observation markets. >>>