Tag Archives: Spacecraft

Boeing to Begin Assembly of Electric Satellites

Boeing Co. plans to start the assembly of all-electric satellites following a design check, Defense Systems reported Thursday. The publication reports that review is intended to ensure the 702 small platform satellite fulfill the customers’ requirements. Boeing’s customers thus far include satellite service providers, according to the report. Boeing is …

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Northrop Unit’s Antenna Deploys from Astrium Communication Satellite; John Alvarez Comments

A Northrop Grumman business unit has provided an antenna to Astrium for a newly deployed, on-orbit spacecraft that uses reflectors with the goal of facilitating international wireless telecommunications. AstroMesh deployed from the Alphasat satellite Saturday and works to provide broadband connections in Africa and Europe and some locations in Asia, …

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