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SES hits 52-week low

SES hits 52-week low

Shares in satellite operator SES hit a 52-week ‘low’ at one point on February 6th of €11.80 a share, representing a total fall in value over the past 12 months…

Musk pulls off triple success for Major Tom

The highly-anticipated launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral was a flawless demonstration, and helped by a 500,000 strong cheering crowd who clearly thought that ‘space’ and…

MediaPro snatches Serie A rights

MediaPro snatches Serie A rights

The Italian Football League (Lega Calcio) has awarded the Italian TV rights for the country’s flagship Serie A league tournament for the period 2018-2021 to Barcelona-based content producer MediaPro for…

Super Bowl proves importance of satellite

Sunday’s 52nd Super Bowl was a magnificent affair, covered in extreme detail by an impressive array of cameras, pundits, half-time entertainment (albeit with poor audio) and all the razzmatazz of…

Dummy astronaut set for Falcon ‘Heavy’ launch

Dummy astronaut set for Falcon ‘Heavy’ launch

Not only is Elon Musk sending his favourite Tesla roadster car into space this evening in Florida, but he has placed a dummy astronaut, complete with space suit, in the…

SES secures Serbia broadcast deal

SES secures Serbia broadcast deal

SES Video and long-standing partner Telekom Srbija have extended their existing partnership to broadcast an additional three TV channels and three radio stations for Serbian public broadcaster RTS (Radio Television…

Arianespace launch suffered “trajectory deviation”

Arianespace launch suffered “trajectory deviation”

On January 25th an Arianespace rocket launch went badly wrong and placed two satellites into incorrect orbits. What is now clear from reports in the French press is that while…

Flawless launch for SpaceX and SES-16

Flawless launch for SpaceX and SES-16

Luxembourg’s Grand Duke, Prince Guillaume and his wife Stephanie, were at Cape Canaveral Wednesday evening, along with Luxembourg’s prime minister Xavier Bettel, to watch SpaceX’s flawless launch of GovSat-1 (also…

SpaceX scrubs SES-16 launch

A planned launch of SES-16/GovSat-1 was scrubbed by SpaceX on January 30th. SpaceX said that it would replace a 2nd stage sensor in the Falcon 9 rocket. The launch was…

SpaceX readies Falcon Heavy for launch

SpaceX readies Falcon Heavy for launch

Elon Musk’s Falcon ‘Heavy’ rocket will be launched on February 6th subject to the usual weather considerations.  Musk has said that the maiden flight of the giant rocket will take…