Tag Archives: SmallSat

On-demand Deep Space Operations

This artist's concept shows what Deep Space Station-23, a new antenna dish capable of supporting both radio wave and laser communications, will look like when completed at the Deep Space Network's Goldstone, California, complex

Deep space operations is an area NASA has identified as needing additional investments as we explore further, deeper and with more frequency. To that end, NASA is adding to its infrastructure and thinking about new ways to best use its assets, including on-demand access.

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Future directions in small satellites point to autonomy and adaptivity

Thirty five years of small satellites presentation

Small satellites, a Martian helicopter and military monitoring are some of the trends to watch in the satellite industry, according to a "future trends" discussion in a major industry conference. 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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New Euroconsult report forecasts nearly 14,000 small satellites launched by 2030

Artist illustration of Space Flight Laboratory HawkEye 360 satellites

There are over 4100 active satellites in orbit at the moment and the 7th edition of the Euroconsult "Prospects for the Small Satellite Market" is forecasting nearly 14,000 small satellites will be added by 2030. 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 receives $3.8 million loan from FedDev Ontario

Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Marci Ien, Member of Parliament for Toronto Centre with Mina Mitry, CEO Kepler Communications and Corey Gross, CEO of Sensibill Inc. discussing the FedDev Ontario loans

On March 31, 2021 Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages announced that Kepler Communications would receive a $3.8 million repayable contribution from FedDev Ontario. 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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Wyvern signs contracts for data from three hyperspectral satellites

AAC Clyde Space Epic 6U platform to be used for Wyvern

Edmonton based Earth observation startup Wyvern has signed a contract with AAC Clyde Space that will secure the rights to the data from three hyperspectral satellites that will be built and owned by AAC Clyde Space. 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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Wyvern hyperspectral technology garners contract from Defence Research and Development Canada

Wyvern hyperspectral technology

Edmonton-based space startup Wyvern has received an initial $155,000 to create a feasibility study for Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) on how satellite-based hyperspectral imaging could benefit Canadian defence. 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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Commercial Soyuz launches with Kepler Communications satellites

Soyuz-2.1a launch of the commercial mission by GK Launch Services with two Kepler Communication satellites onboard

After being delayed an additional day due to a power issue at the launch site, a commercial Soyuz-2.1a with 38 satellites onboard, including two from Kepler Communications, launched at a 2:07 am ET today. In a news release, Kepler touted a new record for Canadian satellites. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and …

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Two more Kepler Communication satellites set to launch early Saturday

Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat on the launch pad ahead of the Glavkosmos Launch Services commercial rideshare mission

A Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat commercial rideshare mission for GK Launch Services is scheduled to launch early Saturday morning with 38 satellites including two for Toronto based Kepler Communication. 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 could launch over 24 more satellites this year

Kepler Communications Kepler-6 and Kepler-7 satellites

Kepler Communications, the Toronto based satellite telecommunications company, has 13 satellites in low Earth Orbit including eight launched on January 24th of this year. Documents filed with US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) state that they could launch over 24 more satellites this year. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent …

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