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France-based Airbus seeks to participate in U.S. military space technology development projects through the establishment of a Florida-based satellite assembly line scheduled to be operational this fall, SpaceNews reported Friday. Airbus’s joint venture with satellite broadband company OneWeb established the facility with the goal to produce at least 900 spacecraft designed to operate in low Earth orbit. The […] More
OneWeb has received approval from the Federal Communications Commission to launch later this year its constellation of 720 satellites that will work to provide broadband internet services worldwide, Daily Breeze reported Saturday. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai cleared OneWeb's application on June 22. “We hope to approve many more constellations because we know that the more companies […] More
A joint venture of OneWeb and Airbus' defense and space business has opened a new facility in Toulouse, France, to support assembly and integration work on a constellation of 900 satellites designed to provide internet communications services. OneWeb Satellites will use the 49,000-square-foot production line to validate manufacturing methods for the low-Earth orbit satellites and help establish […] More
SpaceX, Boeing and OneWeb have announced plans to launch satellite constellations that will work to operate in low-Earth orbit and offer high-speed broadband service worldwide, the Los Angeles Times reported Friday. Samantha Masunaga writes the $224.6-billion broadband industry dominated by cable and telecommunications firms is likely to face a challenge with the potential launch of such […] More
A joint venture between Airbus and OneWeb has concluded the preliminary design review for a proposed constellation of about 900 broadband satellites and aims to complete the subcontractor lineup for the estimated $3.5 billion project early next month, Space News reported Wednesday. Peter de Selding writes OneWeb Satellites partnered with Airbus‘s defense and space segment to design and build 10 pilot satellites they plan to launch […] More
OneWeb Satellites has awarded Teledyne Technologies’ defense business unit with a major supply contract to supply communications repeater equipment under the former’s Global Satellite Constellation initiative. Teledyne said Friday that OneWeb Satellites’ initiative seeks to deploy 900 small satellites worldwide using Teledyne’s communications repeater equipment as part of its satellite payload that works to provide broadband internet access globally. Robert Mehrabian, Teledyne chairman, president and […] More
Airbus' defense and space business has teamed up with satellite Internet provider OneWeb to launch a new joint venture that will work to develop a constellation of 900 satellites designed to provide Internet communications services worldwide. Brian Holz, vice president of space systems at OneWeb, will serve as CEO of OneWeb Satellites joint venture, Airbus said […] More
OneWeb has partnered with Airbus Group to design and manufacture a new constellation of small satellites meant to facilitate Internet service delivery worldwide. Airbus said Monday it agreed to help produce as many as 900 microsatellites that OneWeb intends to send into low-Earth orbit starting in 2018. Francois Auque, head of space systems at Airbus […] More
Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Defense, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the most critical capabilities that are being developed for U.S. military branches as warfighters continue to adapt to the proper training requirements to adapt to the latest emerging technologies. In addition, Rick Lober also discussed how recent partnerships have helped Hughes Defense to […] More
Senior officials at Iridium Communications said the U.S. Space Force is interested in adopting the company’s satellite broadband communications services as the military branch advances the Joint All Domain Command and Control concept, Breaking Defense reported Friday. Scott Scheimreif, executive vice president for government programs at Iridium, said the company intends to provide the Space […] More
Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division of Hughes Network Systems, recently took part in an Executive Spotlight interview with ExecutiveBiz detailing the importance of network management as well as the advancement of multi-constellation networks and the challenges with implementing SDN capabilities. “The military is still conducting a refresh of their core […] More
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