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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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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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Spire Global to test Kepler’s Aether communication terminal and service

Artist illustration of the Kepler Communications Alderaan satellite

Toronto’s Kepler Communications announced on Thursday that they have signed a contract to test their ÆTHER in-space communications network with Spire Global, a “leading global provider of space-based data, analytics, and space services.” Spire will be hosting Kepler’s ÆTHER terminal aboard an upcoming Spire nanosat that will be launching in late 2022, shortly following ÆTHER testing on two of Kepler’s own satellites next year.

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Kepler secures Aether contract with ESA

Kepler Communications artist illustration of one of their satellites

Kepler announced today it had received a contract from the European Space Agency from their Satellite telemetry and control using space IoT networks for small satellites announcement of opportunity. The contract will use Kepler’s new Aether service.

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Is Northern Private Capital ready to invest in another Canadian space company?

The Business of Space panel with moderator Susan Visser, Andrew Lapham, CEO of Northern Private Capital, Pat Nihill, Vice President of Strategy at MDA, and Nathan de Ruiter, Managing Director Canada for Euroconsult

Northern Private Capital made international headlines when in late 2019 they announced that they were buying Canada's iconic space company MDA from Maxar. Is the company ready to make another investment in a Canadian space company? 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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Space Flight Lab sees 20th satellite launched in less than a year

Artist’s rendering of the Space Flight lab built HawkEye 360 Cluster 3 in orbit

For over 20 years the Toronto based Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) has been building small satellites with cutting edge technology for a variety of customers, from space agencies to New Space companies. In the last year the company says 20 satellites they built were launched. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. …

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SpaceX Transporter-2 mission shows promise and challenges of mass rideshares

An artist's impression of the Exolaunch's Fingerspitzengefühl satellites deployment into orbit from the SpaceX Transporter-2 mission

As SpaceX gets set to launch Transporter-2 early Friday evening, this second SpaceX mass rideshare is showing the promise of regularly scheduled missions, but does come with some challenges. Oh, and there's lot of innovative technology being launched. 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 Communications raises US$60 million in Series B funding

Kepler Communication satellites being prepared for launch

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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Momentus problem delays next Kepler satellite launch

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

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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