Moving space into the cloud: Q&A with Microsoft Azure Global’s Tom...

Tom Keane, corporate vice president for Microsoft Azure Global, speaks with SpaceNews about adopting satellite communications, supporting Earth observation and establishing partnerships. Microsoft is staking...

Microsoft joins Space ISAC to support cybersecurity

SAN FRANCISCO – The Space Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) welcomed its newest member, Microsoft, June 23 with an announcement highlighting the tech...

Benchmark Space Systems unveils in-space mobility-as-a-service business

TAMPA, Fla. — Satellite propulsion startup Benchmark Space Systems has secured customers for a new ‘mobility-as-a-service’ business, which similar to a taxi ride will...

Iceye establishes office to serve Japanese market

SAN FRANCISCO – Iceye is expanding to serve the Japanese market with the support of Makoto Higashi, the former Japan Space Imaging Corp. CEO...

EU and ESA proclaim “fresh start” in space cooperation

WASHINGTON — The European Space Agency and European Union said the signing of a long-delayed partnership agreement heralded the start of a new and...

Space Development Agency to launch five satellites aboard SpaceX rideshare

SDA’s experiments were done in collaboration with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Air Force Research Laboratory WASHINGTON — The U.S. Space Development...

Europe proposes launcher alliance – SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — The European Union is proposing a “launcher alliance” involving companies and governments to develop the next generation of European launch vehicles, although...

DoD space agency to create marketplace for commercial satellite data

WASHINGTON — The Space Development Agency is looking to work with commercial operators of imaging satellites so they can send data directly to U.S....

U.S. Army to evaluate Kymeta’s flat satellite antennas for mobile connectivity

Kymeta’s u8 flat antennas use electronic beam steering technology to communicate with satellites and cellular networks. WASHINGTON — Kymeta’s flat panel satellite antennas will be...

Ligado Networks passes 3GPP review for 5G plan

TAMPA, Fla. — Ligado Networks is a step closer toward using its L-band satellite spectrum for terrestrial wireless services in the U.S., after getting clearance from the 3GPP consortium that...

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