Satellites

2020 Insights on the Worldwide Satellite Data Services Market to 2026 - Key Companies Profiled Include Airbus, Maxar Technologies & Trimble Among Others

Friday, July 3, 2020 - 12:45pm

The Global Satellite Data Services Market size is expected to reach $16.2 billion by 2026, rising at a market growth of 25% CAGR during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • The Global Satellite Data Services Market size is expected to reach $16.2 billion by 2026, rising at a market growth of 25% CAGR during the forecast period.
  • Satellite data services provide the supply of earth information and data which is generated and captured by man-made satellites that travel around the orbit of the earth.
  • In an emerging economy, the global satellite data market is expected to grow at substantial rates over the forecast period.
  • Based on the Analysis presented in the Cardinal matrix, L3Harris Technologies, Inc. and Trimble, Inc. are the forerunners in the Satellite Data Services Market.

Third Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite Now Climbing To Orbit On Its Own Power

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 11:17pm

GPS III Space Vehicle 03 ( GPS III SV03 ) is responding to commands from U.S. Space Force and Lockheed Martin engineers in the Launch & Checkout Center at the company's Denver facility.

Key Points: 
  • GPS III Space Vehicle 03 ( GPS III SV03 ) is responding to commands from U.S. Space Force and Lockheed Martin engineers in the Launch & Checkout Center at the company's Denver facility.
  • "In the coming days, GPS III SV03's onboard liquid apogee engines will continue to propel the satellite towards its operational orbit," said Tonya Ladwig, Lockheed Martin's Acting Vice President for Navigation Systems.
  • Lockheed Martin designed GPS III to help the Space Force modernize the GPS constellation with new technology and capabilities.
  • The new GPS IIIs provide three times better accuracy and up to eight times improved anti-jamming capabilities over any previous GPS satellite.

Global Satellite Data Services Market (2020 to 2026) - By Type, End-user, Region, Industry Analysis and Forecast - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 2:35pm

The "Global Satellite Data Services Market By Type, By End User, By Region, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Global Satellite Data Services Market By Type, By End User, By Region, Industry Analysis and Forecast, 2020 - 2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Global Satellite Data Services Market size is expected to reach $16.2 billion by 2026, rising at a market growth of 25% CAGR during the forecast period.
  • Satellite data services provide the supply of earth information and data which is generated and captured by man-made satellites that travel around the orbit of the earth.
  • In an emerging economy, the global satellite data market is expected to grow at substantial rates over the forecast period.

NOAA Funds ASTRA Study to Define Future Weather Satellite Constellation

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 2:47pm

Part of NOAA's initiative to advance the capability of its Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R satellite series, the agency seeks next-generation weather satellite systems from various orbits.

Key Points: 
  • Part of NOAA's initiative to advance the capability of its Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R satellite series, the agency seeks next-generation weather satellite systems from various orbits.
  • For the geostationary (GEO) orbit, ASTRA will provide a study on GEO-utilization of Common LEO Architecture for Weather (G-CLAW) for imager- and sounder-based mission architecture and constellation design to provide NOAA with novel weather imagery and data.
  • "ASTRA looks forward to providing NOAA with our G-CLAW study showing how a LEO constellation architecture may be used to meet LEO/GEO data needs and the agency's mission requirements for its next-generation satellite systems."
  • About ASTRA: Atmospheric & Space Technology Research Associates (ASTRA) was born out of the vision for applying fundamental space physics knowledge to real-world problems.

Iridium Selects Relativity Space as On-Demand Single Satellite Launch Partner

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

Relativity Space today announced that Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) has signed a launch contract to deliver satellites to orbit.

Key Points: 
  • Relativity Space today announced that Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) has signed a launch contract to deliver satellites to orbit.
  • The upgraded Iridium satellite constellation is operating incredibly well, but its prudent to have a cost-effective launch option available for future spare delivery, said Matt Desch CEO of Iridium.
  • These launch site facilities will support flights to the polar orbits needed for the Iridium satellite constellation.
  • Iridium offers critical communications over the planets entire surface, and we are very proud to be their launch partner that supports this capability, said Tim Ellis, CEO and co-founder, Relativity Space.

BeiDou: Navigating into the future

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

China's navigation satellite system is named after "Beidou", which carries the meaning of "pointing out the right direction."

Key Points: 
  • China's navigation satellite system is named after "Beidou", which carries the meaning of "pointing out the right direction."
  • Multiple technical iterations have undergone over the past 26 years, the BDS now comprises 55 satellites and can provide services worldwide.
  • Compared with other satellite navigation systems, the BDS operates more satellites in high orbit, and transmits navigation signals at more frequencies.
  • Through innovative and quality services, the BDS will continue to "navigate into the future".

LeoStella Delivers First BlackSky Satellites from its New Production Line

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 2:00pm

LeoStella , a specialized satellite constellation design and manufacturer, announced today the delivery of the first two satellites fully manufactured from its state-of-the-art production line.

Key Points: 
  • LeoStella , a specialized satellite constellation design and manufacturer, announced today the delivery of the first two satellites fully manufactured from its state-of-the-art production line.
  • The satellites are the fifth and sixth of an ongoing Earth observation constellation program for the global monitoring company, BlackSky .
  • LeoStellas new production facility was developed to change the way satellites and constellations are produced to better meet the needs of agile space customers.
  • Successful delivery of these two BlackSky satellites marks another major milestone in LeoStellas promise of rapid, low-cost, high-performance satellite constellations, said Mike Hettich, CEO of LeoStella.

PredaSAR Announces Advanced 48 Satellite Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Constellation for Government, Commercial Applications

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 3:50pm

BOCA RATON, Florida, June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PredaSAR Corporation announced today that it will launch a constellation of 48 commercial Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites across multiple orbits.

Key Points: 
  • BOCA RATON, Florida, June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PredaSAR Corporation announced today that it will launch a constellation of 48 commercial Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites across multiple orbits.
  • This groundbreaking constellation will be the world's largest and most advanced commercial SAR satellite constellation and provide PredaSAR's government and commercial clients with unprecedented image quality, unmatched global persistence, and rapid data delivery.
  • PredaSAR spacecraft employ an advanced, proprietary radar payload to create 2D Synthetic Aperture Radar images, 3D reconstructions of objects and the Earth's surface, and customer-tailored data products.
  • Founded in 2019, PredaSAR Corporation is building and will operate the world's largest and most advanced commercially operated Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite constellation, providing end-to-end solutions to both government and commercial clients.

PredaSAR Announces Advanced 48 Satellite Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Constellation for Government, Commercial Applications

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 3:30pm

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PredaSAR Corporation announced today that it will launch a constellation of 48 commercial Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites across multiple orbits.

Key Points: 
  • BOCA RATON, Fla., June 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- PredaSAR Corporation announced today that it will launch a constellation of 48 commercial Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites across multiple orbits.
  • This groundbreaking constellation will be the world's largest and most advanced commercial SAR satellite constellation and provide PredaSAR's government and commercial clients with unprecedented image quality, unmatched global persistence, and rapid data delivery.
  • PredaSAR spacecraft employ an advanced, proprietary radar payload to create 2D Synthetic Aperture Radar images, 3D reconstructions of objects and the Earth's surface, and customer-tailored data products.
  • Founded in 2019, PredaSAR Corporation is building and will operate the world's largest and most advanced commercially operated Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite constellation, providing end-to-end solutions to both government and commercial clients.

BT plc, NSSLGlobal and Viasat Form Alliance to Deliver Innovation in UK MOD Satellite Communications Capabilities

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 12:11pm

LONDON, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Industry-leading global communications companies, BT plc (BT), NSSLGlobal Ltd and Viasat UK Ltd., a subsidiary of Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), today announced an alliance to deliver critical defence satellite communications (SATCOM) services, and support modernisation of the UK's defence and space sectors.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Industry-leading global communications companies, BT plc (BT), NSSLGlobal Ltd and Viasat UK Ltd., a subsidiary of Viasat, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), today announced an alliance to deliver critical defence satellite communications (SATCOM) services, and support modernisation of the UK's defence and space sectors.
  • In addition to supporting current MOD programmes, the Alliance is strongly positioned to contribute to the developing UK agenda around defence and space technologies.
  • NSSLGlobal: The UK company, NSSLGlobal, is an established provider in the existing Skynet 5 UK MOD contract eco-system.
  • Viasat UK Ltd:Viasat UK Ltd. provides deep security and communications expertise to rapidly deliver new sovereign technologies to the UK defence and civilian markets.