Australian Defence Force takes control with Inmarsat virtual satellite system

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) and Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, announce that they have agreed to a AUS$221 million contract extension for the provision of commercial satellite communications airtime services and managed hardware. Brigadier Gregory Novak, Commander Defence Strategic Communications Branch and Mr Todd McDonell,…

Astroscale’s ELSA-d mission ready for launch on Saturday 20 March

Astroscale Holdings Inc. (“Astroscale”), the market leader in satellite servicing and long-term orbital sustainability across all orbits, will launch its End-of-Life Services by Astroscale demonstration (ELSA-d) mission from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Saturday, March 20, at 6:07 am (UTC). ELSA-d will launch on a Soyuz rocket operated by…