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Inmarsat-6 F2 arrives in Florida

Airbus Space & Defence has delivered Inmarsat’s next satellite to Kennedy Space Centre for its launch. The satellite manufacturer used one of its Airbus ‘Beluga’ super-large transport aircraft for the journey. Launch is due later in February by SpaceX. The second satellite of the Inmarsat-6 generation is based on Airbus’ ultra-reliable Eurostar E3000 spacecraft and […]

January 31, 2023By Chris Forrester

SpaceX launching 40 OneWeb satellites

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to launch 40 OneWeb low Earth orbiting satellites into their transfer orbits on January 9th at at 11.50pm Florida time. The launch will be the second by SpaceX for its broadband rival OneWeb, and the 16th overall launch for OneWeb’s constellation. This launch will add another 40 satellites […]

January 9, 2023By Chris Forrester

Channel Factory announces 3 new hires

Channel Factory, the brand suitability platform for YouTube, has announced three key hires within its expanded global leadership team. The three senior hires – Senior Vice President, Global Head of Product, Director of Design, and Director of Analytics and Data Science – are a key investment in the development of Channel Factory’s global product strategy […]

December 5, 2022

OneWeb preps 15th launch

OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, will launch 40 satellites with SpaceX no earlier than December 6th from Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 10:37pm GMT. This launch will be OneWeb’s 15th to-date and its second since resuming its campaign with a successful launch from India in October, putting the company on […]

December 2, 2022

FAST Channels TV partners with South Florida PBS

FAST Channels TV has partnered with PBS’ Health Channel to deliver a new FAST channel which will include a line-up of Health Channel original productions. Health Insiders digs deep into reliable medical information, spotlighting gripping patient stories and actionable advice from doctors, specialists, nurses, nutritionists and fitness specialists. Doctor Q & A provides viewers across […]

November 16, 2022

Launch success for Intelsat satellites

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully placed two important Intelsat satellites into orbit on November 12th. Galaxy 31 and Galaxy 32 were launched. They will help provide Intelsat’s replacement coverage to its client’s cable head-end with TV services and help guarantee Intelsat receives the FCC’s C-band compensation payment at the end of 2023. The launch, […]

November 14, 2022By Chris Forrester

Intelsat Galaxy launches delayed

Bad weather from Storm Nicole in Florida caused a delay to the launch by SpaceX of two Intelsat Galaxy satellites. The launch is rescheduled for November 12th, but again wholly dependent on the weather. Intelsat’s Galaxy 31 and 32 are the passengers aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. SpaceX has the rocket protected in a […]

November 11, 2022By Chris Forrester

SpaceX readies 2 Intelsat launches

SpaceX is scheduling November 8th for the launch of two Intelsat satellites: the operator’s Galaxy-31 and Galaxy-32 craft. The satellites are the next in Intelsat’s comprehensive Galaxy fleet refresh plan, a new generation of technology that will provide Intelsat Media customers in North America with high-performance media distribution capabilities and to cable operators cable head-ends. […]

November 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat Hotbird 13G successfully launched

SpaceX performed a flawless launch for Eutelsat’s 13G Hotbird satellite from Florida in the early hours of November 3rd at 1.22am local time. The SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage booster supporting this mission previously launched CRS-22, Crew-3, Turksat 5B, Crew-4, CRS-25, and one Starlink mission. After stage separation, the first stage landed on the Just […]

November 3, 2022By Chris Forrester

Hotbird 13G ready to launch

Eutelsat’s latest Hotbird satellite, 13G, is slated to launch on November 2nd from Cape Canaveral. The satellite will join its sister craft Hotbird 13F (pictured) which launched on October 15th. SpaceX says it is targeting to launch the Eutelsat Hotbird 13G mission to a geosynchronous transfer orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral […]

November 1, 2022By Chris Forrester