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Spire Global to use Kepler Communications Aether-KU payload on up to 50 satellites

Artist illustration of the Kepler Communications Alderaan satellite

While Kepler Communications continues to build out its own satellite communication constellation in low Earth orbit, it's beginning to add customers who want to use the Aether-KU communications payload product line on their own satellites. 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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Telesat to shrink Lightspeed constellation by 100 satellites

Telesat Lightspeed LEO satellite illustration

Telesat plans to decrease its Lightspeed broadband constellation by 100 satellites, CEO Dan Goldberg confirmed in an earnings call Friday (May 6). 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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Telesat ponders modifications to Lightspeed amid delays

Telesat Lightspeed LEO satellite illustration

Telesat might modify its Lightspeed constellation amid a previously announced delay that will likely see the satellite set launch and enter service roughly a year behind schedule. 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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SpaceX Transporter-3 mission starts busy year of Canadian satellite launches

Launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for the Transporter-1 dedicated rideshare mission and includes Canadian satellites from GHGSat and Kepler Communications

More Canadian satellites will launch in 2022 than any other year. Four will launch on the SpaceX Transporter-3 mission scheduled for tomorrow and we're tracking 77 Canadian satellites that are planned to launch in 2022 and 2023. 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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Telesat looks to augment its Lightspeed constellation with an additional 1373 satellites

Telesat Lightspeed LEO satellite illustration

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) had a midnight deadline of November 4th for V-band non-geostationary (NGSO) satellite constellation applications. Nine companies applied and combined they would add over 37,000 satellites to low and medium Earth orbits. 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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