U.S. Strategic Command's bilateral agreements to share Space Situational Awareness data with other nations could lead to further space cooperation, according to panelists at the 34th Space Symposium.
It is absolutely critical that U.S. and Brazilian companies seize any advantage they can to expand their share of this growing global market. A U.S. partnership with Brazil would give both countries an edge in this race.
Fleet operator Viasat will soon challenge Hughes, Eutelsat, Hispasat, and others with satellite broadband businesses in Brazil thanks to a new agreement that will let the Carlsbad, California company use capacity on a Brazilian satellite.
Brazilian satellite operator Embratel Star One today purchased a multiple-payload telecommunications satellite from Space Systems Loral, reflecting the company’s mixed feelings on adopting high-throughput Ka-band capacity.
European launch provider Arianespace on May 4 completed its first launch since the end of French Guiana’s five-week protest during which demonstrators seeking France’s attention blocked access to the company’s spaceport.
When Yahsat decided to invest in its first satellite for Brazil, the the Dubai, UAE-based operator probably didn’t foresee the triple-whammy of a Zika virus outbreak, presidential impeachment, and double-digit unemployment
Telesat of Canada, Hispasat of Spain and YahSat of the United Arab Emirates on May 26 were the high bidders at a Brazil auction of satellite orbital slots and associated frequencies, winning four licenses at three orbital slots, according to Brazil’s telecommunications regulator, Anatel.