SpaceNews is reporting from Washington, DC, March 21st – 24th, 2022 to bring you comprehensive coverage of the 2022 Satellite show.
Satellite operator Intelsat is offering a managed network service that integrates geostationary satellites, SpaceX’s Starlink low Earth orbit constellation and cellular broadband.
SpaceLogistics, a satellite-servicing firm owned by Northrop Grumman, last week successfully fired the electric propulsion system it is developing for the Mission Extension Pods it plans to launch in 2024.
Hiring remains the most serious challenge space companies face.
Satellite makers are hopeful that higher frequency production rates will facilitate more innovation in the market, and fortify supply chains disrupted by the pandemic.
Millennium Space Systems plans to launch to orbit a 3D printed metal flight structure the company intends to use to build its next generation of satellite buses.
Arianespace says it is working to remanifest payloads that were to launch on Soyuz rockets while SpaceX says it’s finding ways to accommodate new customers on its vehicles.
Spanish satellite operator Hispasat is open to more acquisitions that vertically integrate its business after buying managed services provider AXESS Networks, according to its CEO Miguel Panduro.
Frank Turner, technical director of the Space Development Agency, said companies that manufacture their own satellites buses are bidding much lower prices than those that don't
United Launch Alliance remains confident that its Vulcan Centaur rocket will make its first launch this year while Blue Origin is pushing back the first flight of its New Glenn vehicle.
Leonardo DRS sold its satellite communications business to SES for $450 million after considering bids from several interested buyers.
Boeing executives are meeting with startups at the Satellite 2022 conference with an eye toward investment and collaboration.
Within a decade, satellite mobility providers expect to offer customers a seamless transitions between terrestrial and satellite networks.
Indonesia’s Pasifik Satelit Nusantara (PSN) said March 23 it has ordered a high-throughput satellite from Boeing to launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 in 2023.
Launch vehicle developer Firefly Aerospace has raised $75 million in a new funding round as the company, now under new ownership, prepares for a second launch of its Alpha rocket this spring.