Intelsat's order of the Galaxy-30 satellite from Orbital ATK in January marked a fast start to what was ultimately a slow year for manufacturers. Credit: Northrop Grumman
Artist's rendition of Global IP's Gisat-1 satellite. Credit: Boeing
Maxar sold SSL "Building 1" for $70 million and will relocate 400 engineers to another facility. Credit: SSL video still.
Star One D1 SSL MDA
Falcon Heavy climbs to orbit during its Feb. 6 debut. Credit: Craig Vander Galien for SpaceNews
“The constellation has enough redundancy built into it in terms of the numbers of satellites that we don’t need to insure the performance of any specific
satellite.”
— Mike Safyan, Planet's vice president
of launch and global ground station networks.
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Euroconsult CEO Pacôme Révillon welcomes Boeing Satellite Systems President Chris Johnson to the stage during one of the lavish lunches World Satellite Business Week holds in the Imperial Ballroom at the Westin Paris-Vendôme hotel. Credit: Brian Berger
Nicolas Chamussy Airbus
Eutelsat 8 West B
Boeing employees extend the solar panels on Intelsat-35e, which launched last July on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Credit: Boeing