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AST SpaceMobile announces launch date of BlueWalker 3

AST SpaceMobile, the company building the first and only space-based cellular broadband network accessible directly by standard mobile phones, has confirmed it plans to launch its BlueWalker 3 test satellite from Cape Canaveral, FL during the week of August 15th. The actual launch date remains subject to change and is contingent on a number of […]

June 14, 2022

AST SpaceMobile opens UK base

US tech business AST SpaceMobile, helped by having raised $462 million in April, is opening a new facility at Space Park, Leicester, UK. AST is owned by entrepreneur Abel Avellan who is best known as the founder and CEO of Emerging Markets Communications (EMC) which he sold in 2016 for around $550 million. AST wants […]

June 2, 2021By Chris Forrester