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SkyWatch raises $17.2 million USD in Series B

Less than a week after announcing the launch of the first TerraStream enabled satellite, SkyWatch today announced it had completed its Series B round of founding and raised US$17.2 million (CAD$21M). This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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exactEarth Q2 2021 earnings turn to profit, company increases guidance

Showing resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, exactEarth has turned to profit with $11.2 million in revenue year-to-date, up 32% compared to the same period last year. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Kepler Communication satellites being prepared for launch

Kepler Communications raises US$60 million in Series B funding

Kepler Communications announced today that is has closed an oversubscribed US$60 million Series B round of financing bringing its total funds raised to US$90 million and which will enable expansion into the US. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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The SatRevolution’s STORK-4 satellite with SkyWatch TerraStream onboard being inserted into its dispenser

First SkyWatch TerraStream enabled satellites set for launch this month

SkyWatch announced today that the Poland based satellite company SatRevolution, which will see two of their STORK satellites launch later this month, will have SkyWatch's integrated data management solution TerraStream onboard. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Kepler Director of Space Systems, Jared Bottoms, and his team preparing to send two GEN1 satellites to Exolaunch for integration as part of their IoT constellation

Momentus problem delays next Kepler satellite launch

The launch of two Kepler Communications satellites this month has been delayed. They were to have launched on the upcoming SpaceX Transporter-2 rideshare mission later this month. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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The Chinese i-Space rocket SQX-1 Y1 in the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on July 23, 2019.

An update on China’s commercial space efforts

It’s been several months since we did a podcast on China with a focus on their commercial space efforts. In this edition we’ll discuss China’s broadband mega-constellation, get a launch update, learn about China’s first commercial spaceport, and learn more about the commercialization efforts of Chinese Earth observation data.

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OneWeb, Starlink, and Telesat LEO Constellations illustration

The Asian Development Bank publishes LEO Satellite Constellations report

As part of our ongoing May 2021 series on satellite constellations, today we bring you a report from the Asian Development Bank with their perspective on low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellations and the opportunities for Asia and the Pacific. We note that Telesat is one of the four LEO satellite constellations discussed. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven …

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The RADARSAT Constellation Mission satellites were recently installed on their dispenser and inserted into the rocket fairing at SpaceX facilities in Vandenberg Air Force Base

Can MDA maintain its commercial SAR lead?

MDA is a leader in the development of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and the commercialization of the resulting data, but as one competitor put it in the fall of 2020, "the commercial SAR floodgates are only just now, this year, slamming open." Can MDA maintain its lead? This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology …

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Fleet Space nanosatellite

Australia’s Fleet Space wants a portion of the LEO Internet of Things market

Talking with Flavia Tata Nardini is a reminder that there’s more to the Internet than Facebook or Twitter or online gaming. Her company, Fleet Space, is focused on Internet of Things devices that communicate through a fleet of nanosatellites in low Earth orbit (LEO). This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support …

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