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Earth-i Orders Satellites from SSTL for World’s First Full-Colour Video Constellation

British ‘New Space’ pioneer Earth-i has ordered the first five satellites from SSTL (Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd) for its new Earth Observation (EO) constellation. Earth-i is building the first constellation in the world able to provide full-colour video – and the first European-owned constellation able to provide both video and still images. This …

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UK’s SSTL and ASTROSCALE Team Up for Orbital Debris Removal Missions

ASTROSCALE PTE. LTD. and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to pursue joint opportunities in areas of innovative on-orbit technologies and missions designed to safeguard the orbital environment for future generations. ASTROSCALE and SSTL have agreed to long-term strategic cooperation that further positions the companies …

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UAE Delegation Visits Kazakhstan’s National Space Centre

Representatives of the National Defense College of the United Arab Emirates visited Kazakhstan’s National Space Center and were acquainted with the work of JSC NC Kazakhstan Garysh Sapary, a Kazinform correspondent reports. The UAE delegation included senior military officers, attending the College, among whom are the military attaché at the …

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UK’s SSTL To Build UrtheCast’s UrtheDaily(TM) Constellation

A signed contract for the Earth Observation satellites for the UrtheDailyTM Constellation was announced today by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) and UrtheCast of Canada.  The UrtheDailyTM Constellation, planned for launch in 2020, will be capable of scientific-grade quality, multispectral imagery, high-resolution, targeted specifically at geoanalytics applications. The UrtheDailyTM spacecraft …

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EUTELSAT 7/8° West’s Video Neighbourhood Sees Further Growth in Middle East and North Africa

Eutelsat Communications has presented the results of its industry-benchmark survey on TV trends across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) at the ASBU BroadcastPro Television Summit in Dubai. Satellite: the preferred digital video infrastructure across Middle East and North Africa Satellite TV reception in the MENA region has continued …

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#SpaceWatchME Forecast: The Conferences SATEXPO & GVF Satellite Hub Summit 2018

The long-standing collaboration of the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) and Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) continues for 2018 with a further enhanced partnership to bring a programme of strategic debate on key issues for the current satellite industry technology and service marketplace to CABSAT in Dubai. Here, Martin Jarrold, Chief …

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La Poste Sénégal Selects Eutelsat to Connect 200 Post Offices

Eutelsat Communications, one of the world’s leading satellite operators, has announced a multi-year agreement with La Poste Sénégal, the country’s public postal service company, to interconnect 200 post offices nationwide. La Poste Sénégal has chosen high-power Ku-band capacity on the EUTELSAT 7 WestA satellite to support the country’s largest Very …

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