Geospatial imagery and services provide DigitalGlobe on Feb. 27 said its WorldView-3 satellite is the key to driving growth both with the company’s dominant customer, the U.S. government, and in the global commercial market.
The transfer of funds will be necessary for French aerospace-engine builder Safran to maintain a 50 percent stake in the new company, which was created in January and is called Airbus Safran Launchers.
As NASA continues to encourage the commercial use of the International Space Station, some potential customers, and the companies supporting them, are running into problems making full use of it.
Harris CapRock has put together a new maritime service that company officials say will keep users connected by automatically switching them to the best available network, satellite or terrestrial, at any given location.
A short video from TechCrunch Makers introducing the O3b-delivered satellite broadband for Quantum of the Seas, a new cruise ship from Royal Caribbean, whose CTO describes the length and breadth of the coverage, and its cost per passenger.
Wall Street analysts are peppering established satellite fleet operators with questions about how they plan to survive after the likes of Google, SpaceX, Facebook and OneWeb have launched hundreds or thousands of satellites, drones, balloons and other Internet-delivery platforms.
Italy’s e-Geos Earth observation services provider said it had won a contract with the European Commission to provide emergency-service mapping imagery for the commission’s Copernicus environment monitoring program.
A committee in New Mexico’s state legislature deferred, without recommendation, a bill that would require the state to sell its Spaceport America commercial launch facility.