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Satellite Market 2022 – Industry Forecast & Leading Key Players Analysis Report by 2028

01.21.2022 · Posted in Technology Articles

The recently published a report on “Global Satellite Market Growth 2022” by DecisionDatabases, covering segments analysis, regional and countries level analysis along with key players operating in the market. In addition to this, the report has focused on market size, share, trends, and foreseen to 2028. Further, the report encompasses impact analysis along with industry ...

FCC grants Facebook-owned PointView Tech permit for experimental millimeter-wave CubeSat for satellite internet

From Mark Harris at the Economist, this news: The Federal Communications Commission has granted PointView Tech, a subsidiary of Facebook, permission to operate its experimental millimeter-wave CubeSat to provide satellite internet.

Here's the FCC experimental permit and license in entirety (page 1 screengrabbed below).

Excerpt:

Station Locations (1) MOBILE: Nongeostationary (2) Northridge (LOS ANGELES), CA - NL 34-13-27; ...

Momentus seeks up to $25 million as it inks deals to transport cargo beyond low Earth orbit

Just nine months after launching from Y Combinator with a new propulsion technology, Momentus has inked its first customers for its transportation technology that can take cargo beyond geostationary orbit — and ultimately to a lunar orbit. With those customers in tow, the company is also out fundraising, looking for up to $25 million in ...

China is reportedly using US satellite technologies to bolster its surveillance capabilities

The Chinese government has been using a private company jointly owned by a U.S. investment firm and its Chinese counterpart to expand its surveillance and telecommunications capabilities using American technology, The Wall Street Journal reports. At the center of the Journal’s reporting is a company called Asia Satellite Telecommunications (AsiaSat). It’s a satellite operating company ...

Rocket Lab adds satellite manufacturing to its offerings

Rocket Lab, one of the biggest startups in the NewSpace category of companies providing launch and satellite services, has added satellite manufacturing to the array of services it offers to customers. The company, which already had developed launch capabilities and has begun sending payloads into space, can now deliver fully built satellites to its customers, ...

Amazon joins SpaceX, OneWeb, and Facebook in the race to create space-based internet services

Amazon is officially joining the race to create a network of satellites in low earth orbit that will provide high-speed terrestrial internet services. The company has filed its first papers with the U.S. government for approval to launch a network of 3,236 satellites through a subsidiary called Kuiper Systems LLC, according to a report in GeekWire.  ...

As rocket companies proliferate, new enabling tech emerges as the next wave in the space race

Blue Origin, Rocket Lab, Relativity Space, Slingshot Aeropsace, SpaceX and ****** Orbit have raised billions of dollars to create new vehicles to launch payloads into space, but as the private space industry develops in the U.S. investors are beginning to back enabling technologies boost the next wave of innovation. Whether it’s satellite manufacturers, new propulsion ...

Report: Canada’s military unprepared to stop attacks on their assets in space

For a country the size of Canada, we've got a pretty small military budget. In order to secure our borders and work with our NATO pals overseas and in operations on our home turf, The Canadian Forces is often forced to do a lot with very little. Our Army, Navy and Air Force are tightly ...

NASA’s climate-monitoring space laser is the last to ride to space on a Delta II rocket

This weekend, NASA is launching a new, high-tech satellite to monitor the planet's glacier and sea ice levels — with space lasers, naturally. ICESat-2 will be a huge boon for climatologists, and it's also a bittersweet occasion: it will be the final launch aboard the trusty Delta II rocket, which has been putting birds in ...