Tag Archives: low Earth orbit

TrustComm to Bring OneWeb’s Low-Latency Communications Offerings to DOD

OneWeb

OneWeb entered into a product distribution agreement with TrustComm March 16 to deliver beyond line-of-sight and low-latency communications services to the Department of Defense. The two companies will work to implement low-Earth orbit technologies into various areas in the Arctic region in an effort to address poor connectivity levels caused by harsh terrain and high latitude, OneWeb said Friday.

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Millennium Space Systems Deploys Smallsats to Demo Tether Tech for Orbital Debris Mitigation

DRAGRACER experiment

Boeing's Millennium Space Systems subsidiary launched two small satellites as part of a controlled flight experiment to demonstrate a technology designed to help address orbital debris congestion. The DRAGRACER satellites took off aboard Rocket Lab's Electron vehicle Nov. 19 to demonstrate a deployable tether technology designed to help low-Earth orbit satellites quickly return to the Earth's surface.

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Phil Carrai: Kratos Eyes ‘Revolution’ in Ground Segment to Back P-LEO Satellite Constellations

Phil Carrai

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions is working on new ground infrastructure that could be used to support proliferated low-Earth orbit constellations of small satellites, Breaking Defense reported Monday. “We think that p-LEO is a big deal. And there's got to be a revolution that has to hit the ground segment,“ said Phil Carrai, president of space, training and cyber division at Kratos.

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