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Sceye HAPS Ascend to Stratosphere Using Renewable Energy Sources

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 12:04am

Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced that it reached the stratosphere on June 14, 2022 with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.

Key Points: 
  • Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced that it reached the stratosphere on June 14, 2022 with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.
  • Sceyes HAPS launched at 6:55 AM MDT from the companys hangar at the Roswell International Airport.
  • Todays test flight holds extraordinary potential for stratospheric discovery, said Sceye founder and CEO, Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen.
  • By maintaining position in the stratosphere for extended periods of time, we can begin realizing the promises of the stratosphere for life on Earth.

Viasat Selected by European Space Agency to Conduct Multi-Layered SATCOM Study

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 8:00am

CARLSBAD, Calif. and FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Viasat UK Ltd., a subsidiary of global communications company Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), today announced it was selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) to conduct a multi-layered Satellite Communication (SATCOM) study focused on evaluating the use cases, market segments and technical aspects of these future systems, which will be comprised of networks that span multiple orbital types including Geostationary Equatorial Orbit (GEO), Medium Earth Orbit (MEO), Low Earth Orbit (LEO), High Altitude Platform Systems (HAPS) and others, as well as include various frequency bands, satellite operators and network designs.

Key Points: 
  • This includes examining the current technology trends and assessing different markets that would most benefit from multi-layered SATCOM system applications.
  • Additionally, the research will analyze existing layered SATCOM networks to evaluate the approach, benefits and limitations for those market segment applications.
  • The study will explore a system design that supports the full range of both current and future satellite service types, increased spectral efficiency, and interoperability.
  • "As a SATCOM provider serving multiple markets, we see tremendous potential in using multi-layered space networks for different sectors and mission use cases.

Viasat Selected by European Space Agency to Conduct Multi-Layered SATCOM Study

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 - 8:00am

CARLSBAD, Calif. and FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Viasat UK Ltd., a subsidiary of global communications company Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), today announced it was selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) to conduct a multi-layered Satellite Communication (SATCOM) study focused on evaluating the use cases, market segments and technical aspects of these future systems, which will be comprised of networks that span multiple orbital types including Geostationary Equatorial Orbit (GEO), Medium Earth Orbit (MEO), Low Earth Orbit (LEO), High Altitude Platform Systems (HAPS) and others, as well as include various frequency bands, satellite operators and network designs.

Key Points: 
  • This includes examining the current technology trends and assessing different markets that would most benefit from multi-layered SATCOM system applications.
  • Additionally, the research will analyze existing layered SATCOM networks to evaluate the approach, benefits and limitations for those market segment applications.
  • The study will explore a system design that supports the full range of both current and future satellite service types, increased spectral efficiency, and interoperability.
  • "As a SATCOM provider serving multiple markets, we see tremendous potential in using multi-layered space networks for different sectors and mission use cases.

SOFTBANK AND ALTAEROS LAUNCH WORLD'S FIRST AUTONOMOUS AEROSTAT

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 3:05pm

HOKKAIDO SPACEPORT, TAIKI TOWN, HOKKAIDO, Japan, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftBank Corp. ("SoftBank"), Japan's leading mobile carrier, completed initial testing of Altaeros' ST-Flex™ autonomous aerostat. Operational and telecom tests were performed at Hokkaido Spaceport, Taiki Town, Hokkaido, Japan. Learn more about ST-Flex: www.altaeros.com 

Key Points: 
  • HOKKAIDO SPACEPORT, TAIKI TOWN, HOKKAIDO, Japan, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftBank Corp. ("SoftBank"), Japan's leading mobile carrier, completed initial testing of Altaeros' ST-Flex autonomous aerostat.
  • Learn more about ST-Flex: www.altaeros.com
    SoftBank and Altaeros first launched the ST-Flex on May 2, 2022 and performed evaluation tests through May.
  • Altaeros' three tether autonomous controls create stability in the aerostat and control pitch, roll, and yaw to keep the aerostat steady even in varying weather conditions.
  • Watch highlights here: https://youtu.be/tENcZXFsfEU
    "We are incredibly excited to have completed the first international launch of the ST-Flex," said Altaeros CEO, Ben Glass.

SOFTBANK AND ALTAEROS LAUNCH WORLD'S FIRST AUTONOMOUS AEROSTAT

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 3:05pm

HOKKAIDO SPACEPORT, TAIKI TOWN, HOKKAIDO, Japan, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftBank Corp. ("SoftBank"), Japan's leading mobile carrier, completed initial testing of Altaeros' ST-Flex™ autonomous aerostat. Operational and telecom tests were performed at Hokkaido Spaceport, Taiki Town, Hokkaido, Japan. Learn more about ST-Flex: www.altaeros.com 

Key Points: 
  • HOKKAIDO SPACEPORT, TAIKI TOWN, HOKKAIDO, Japan, June 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftBank Corp. ("SoftBank"), Japan's leading mobile carrier, completed initial testing of Altaeros' ST-Flex autonomous aerostat.
  • Learn more about ST-Flex: www.altaeros.com
    SoftBank and Altaeros first launched the ST-Flex on May 2, 2022 and performed evaluation tests through May.
  • Altaeros' three tether autonomous controls create stability in the aerostat and control pitch, roll, and yaw to keep the aerostat steady even in varying weather conditions.
  • Watch highlights here: https://youtu.be/tENcZXFsfEU
    "We are incredibly excited to have completed the first international launch of the ST-Flex," said Altaeros CEO, Ben Glass.

Global Space and Aerospace Battery Market and Technology Research Report 2022

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Friday, June 17, 2022 - 11:30am

DUBLIN, June 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The "Batteries for Space and Aerospace - Market and Technology Forecast to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, June 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The "Batteries for Space and Aerospace - Market and Technology Forecast to 2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • Global Space and Aerospace Battery markets will reach US$10.11 billion through 2030 from US$4.09 billion in 2022.
  • This study offers a detailed analysis of the global Space and Aerospace Battery system market over the next eight years, and provides market size forecasts.
  • Furthermore, it covers key technological and market trends in the industry and analyses factors influencing demand for Space and Aerospace Battery systems.

Sceye HAPS Ascend to Stratosphere Using Renewable Energy Sources

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 3:51pm

Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced today that it reached the stratosphere with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.

Key Points: 
  • Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced today that it reached the stratosphere with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220614006039/en/
    Sceyes HAPS launched at 6:55 AM MDT from the companys hangar at the Roswell International Airport.
  • Todays test flight holds extraordinary potential for stratospheric discovery, said Sceye founder and CEO, Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen.
  • By maintaining position in the stratosphere for extended periods of time, we can begin realizing the promises of the stratosphere for life on Earth.

Global Space and Aerospace Battery Market and Technology Report 2022: A $10+ Billion Market through 2030 - Energy Requirement will Rise to 28.09 Million kWh in 2030 from 9.09 Million kWh in 2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 1:08pm

Global Space and Aerospace Battery markets will reach US$10.11 billion through 2030 from US$4.09 billion in 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Global Space and Aerospace Battery markets will reach US$10.11 billion through 2030 from US$4.09 billion in 2022.
  • And the energy requirement for space and aerospace applications will rise to 28.09 million kWh in 2030 from 9.09 million kWh in 2022.
  • Space and Aerospace batteries are becoming an important part of space missions, airborne remote sensing programs, and defense and security applications.
  • This study offers a detailed analysis of the global Space and Aerospace Battery system market over the next eight years, and provides market size forecasts.

SoftBank Corp. Selects Aryaka for its International SD-WAN Service, SD-CORE(aryaka)

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Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - 11:00am

Aryaka , the leader in fully managed SD-WAN and SASE, today announced SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434, SoftBank) has selected Aryakas technology for its international SD-WAN Service, SD-CORE(aryaka).

Key Points: 
  • Aryaka , the leader in fully managed SD-WAN and SASE, today announced SoftBank Corp. (TOKYO: 9434, SoftBank) has selected Aryakas technology for its international SD-WAN Service, SD-CORE(aryaka).
  • The company will provide a flexible and highly secure network that will enable SoftBank to offer its customers the high-speed and stable data communications they demand.
  • This allows SoftBank to map customer sites to the private core of their choice whether its based on performance or cost considerations or on the criticality of sites and applications.
  • The company appreciates Aryakas hybrid enterprise and cloud-friendly alignment thats able to map where enterprises are going with their traffic, connectivity, applications, and investment.

Raven Provides Cellular Connectivity from the Stratosphere Via Thunderhead Balloon System

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Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 2:30pm

Raven Industries announced today that Aerostar International, Inc. (Raven Aerostar) and Abside Networks successfully demonstrated 4G LTE connectivity from the stratosphere in a series of test flights.

Key Points: 
  • Raven Industries announced today that Aerostar International, Inc. (Raven Aerostar) and Abside Networks successfully demonstrated 4G LTE connectivity from the stratosphere in a series of test flights.
  • Raven Aerostar's Thunderhead Balloon System provided connectivity through Abside's HAPS-RAN ( High Altitude Platform Station - Radio Access Network ) product line.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220421005207/en/
    The Raven Aerostar flight team launches a Thunderhead Balloon System.
  • Abside Networks VP of Business Development Doug Hutchinson browses the Internet on a phone and laptop connected via the Thunderhead Balloon.