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Telesat Forms Commercial Satellite Tech Demo Partnerships With General Dynamics, Ball Aerospace

Telesat has partnered with General Dynamics and Ball Aerospace to demonstrate space-based data exploitation and processing approaches with the use of commercial satellite technology. The partnerships will use Telesat-built satellite and network emulation systems for live demo events in support of the U.S. Air Force's Commercially Augmented Space Inter Networked Operations program.

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Maxar-Thales Alenia Space Consortium Reaches Significant Milestone for Telesat’s LEO Satellite Constellation

The Maxar and Thales Alenia Space Consortium has advanced its detailed and low-risk designs for Telesat’s LEO system, including system optimization, engineering trade-offs, requirements development and technology prototyping to establish compelling and mature designs for Telesat LEO’s space, ground and user terminal segments, Maxar announced on Monday.

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DARPA Taps Telesat for Satcom Tech Evaluation Contract; Don Brown Quoted

Telesat has received a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to assess the capability of commercial satellite constellations in low-Earth orbit to support the Pentagon’s future broadband connectivity requirements and other space-based communication needs. The company said Tuesday it will collaborate with Leidos on the contract awarded through …

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SSL, Thales Alenia Partner to Design Telesat LEO Satellite

Maxar Technologies‘ SSL subsidiary and Thales Alenia Space have forged an alliance with the goal to build a fleet of low-Earth orbit satellites and an end-to-end system for Telesat. The partnership’s offering will include designing satellites, gateways, user terminals, operations centers and ground network, Maxar said Monday. Telesat aims to build a satellite constellation …

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SSL-Built Telesat Comms Satellite Begins Post-Launch Activity

A communications satellite that Maxar Technologies‘ SSL business produced for Telesat has started to conduct post-launch operations. The Telstar 19 VANTAGE satellite deployed its solar arrays on time after launching aboard a SpaceX-built Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida early Sunday morning, Maxar said Tuesday. On early Tuesday, the …

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General Dynamics, Telesat Partner to Build LEO Satellite User Terminals; Manny Mora Comments

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business and Telesat have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop user terminals designed to operate with the latter company’s low-Earth orbit satellites. Canada-based Telesat said Tuesday its LEO constellation will initially consist of 120 satellites and be designed to provide fiber-like broadband connectivity for government and …

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Comtech Subsidiary to Deliver Infrastructure Equipment to Telesat

A Comtech Communications subsidiary has received a multi-million dollar order to deliver infrastructure equipment to global satellite firm Telesat. Comtech EF Data will provide equipment that will be used to support multi-gigabit connectivity coverage over Northern Canada’s Nunavut territory, Comtech said Monday. The ordered equipment include the CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed Trunking and Broadcast Modem and …

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Globecomm to Expand Coverage in Africa and Europe through Telesat Satellite

Globecomm will look to expand the reach of its DTH video footprint across sub-Saharan Africa and Europe through Telesat‘s high throughput satellite. Globecomm said Thursday its use of Telstar 12 VANTAGE‘s Ku-band coverage and power will help expand the company’s geographic coverage and services for customers in the media, maritime, government and Internet of …

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Telesat Orders Comms Satellite From MDA’s Space Systems Loral Subsidiary

Telesat has selected Space Systems Loral, a subsidiary of MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates, to produce a communications satellite for the satellite operator’s infrastructure in the Asia Pacific region. The Telstar 18 VANTAGE satellite will incorporate C- and Ku-band transponders and combine broad regional beams and high-throughput spot beams to help …

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