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Timor Telecom to Improve Voice Traffic Using SES Capacity

Timor Telecom (TT) has expanded its partnership with SES Networks to enable international voice traffic between Timor-Leste and the rest of the world, SES announced. Under the new agreement, TT will contract capacity on the NSS 12 Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) satellite to establish a point-to-point link connecting Dili, Timor with Sintra, Portugal. Residents of […]

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India to Serve Smallsat Market with New Dedicated Launcher

The Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has had a high profile year, with one significant failure and another record-breaking launch. Now, the agency is pivoting to launch smallsat constellations with a new, smaller launch vehicle that would weigh just 100 tons. Read more at The Economic Times.

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How Worried Should We Be About North Korean Satellites?

Intelligence experts have been unnerved by North Korea’s recent Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) tests amid a tense and uncertain geopolitical environment. But according to one analyst, the U.S. government should be equally concerned about the potential of a nuclear Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) attack from space. Read more on The Hill.

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21AT Signs Contract for UrtheCast Constellation Data

Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology (21AT), an independent Chinese commercial satellite operator and non-governmental investor in remote sensing satellite systems, announced a long-term strategic partnership to acquire geospatial data from the UrtheDaily constellation, UrtheCast’s planned constellation of Earth observation satellites which will deliver daily, medium-resolution imagery of the entire planet’s landmass, excluding Antarctica. By entering into this […]

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