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Terran Orbital sues CTO over coup attempt

A few weeks ago Terran Orbital was facing calls to fire the CEO and replace members of its Board of Directors. Terran is now suing former CTO Austin Williams and alleging his involvement in the attempted coup. Terran’s lawsuit, made on November 13th and a year after Williams left the company, alleges that Williams failed […]

November 28, 2023

Terran Orbital hit by Rivada late payment

Satellite builder Terran Orbital reported that its revenues for 2023 would be almost half original expectations because key client Rivada Space Networks has yet to make an agreed milestone payment. The original expectation for 2023 was for $250 million (€230.3m) in revenue. Now Terran says it will be “in excess” of $130 million, some 48 […]

November 15, 2023By Chris Forrester

Terran Orbital wins satellite order from Lockheed

Terran Orbital is holding its Town Hall meeting on October 26th but management will be strengthened by a new 36-craft order from Lockheed Martin (LM) for Terran’s satellite buses, the main structural component of a satellite. LM is a shareholder in Terran. The order comes because of LM contract with the US Space Development Agency […]

October 25, 2023By Chris Forrester

Beleaguered Terran Orbital holds Town Hall meet

Satellite builder Terran Orbital, facing demands from some shareholders to fire the CEO and also being forced to restructure the company’s shares, is to hold a Town Hall meeting for shareholders. The virtual event is intended to be “transparent and accessible” and with “shareholders our top priority” said the company’s announcement. It is scheduled for […]

October 24, 2023By Chris Forrester

Terran Orbital responds to shareholder complaints

Last week some investors in Terran Orbital complained about the satellite company’s strategy. They called for the replacement of the company’s CEO and that a strategic review be implemented. Now, Terran’s independent directors have responded, and expressed confidence in the existing directors. Not helping is news from the New York Stock Exchange that Terran’s shares […]

October 23, 2023By Chris Forrester

Terran Orbital in trouble with NYSE

Terran Orbital, which is busy building 600 satellites for Rivada Networks amongst others, and is handling something of an investor revolt, is also facing a major challenge from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Under NYSE rules any share that falls below $1 in value can be de-listed. On October 20th the Exchange formally warned […]

October 23, 2023By Chris Forrester

Complaints over Terran Orbital’s strategy

Terran Orbital is busy building satellites including 600 for Rivada Networks, but a group of investors are concerned about the company’s depressed share price and demanding that the CEO Marc Bell be replaced – and the current role of CEO and Chairman be divided. The investors also want an urgent strategic review of the business. […]

October 16, 2023

Terran, Rivada and mutual dependability

Last week Rivada revealed it is using Terran Orbital to build its 600 satellites. SpaceX will then launch the constellation into orbit beginning in 2025. But one problem that’s not entirely solved is Rivada’s financing. While it has made some significant and key pre-payments to Terran, it is not yet clear where the initial cash […]

September 26, 2023

Terran Orbital raising more cash

Satellite builder Terran Orbital, flushed with the success after successfully seeing 10 of its satellites launched by SpaceX on September 2nd for the US Space Development Agency, is raising more cash. Terran Orbital, based in Boca Raton Florida, is to sell 23.2 million shares at $1.40 a share. The offering will close on September 21st. […]

September 19, 2023By Chris Forrester

Terran offers ‘Off The Shelf’ supply of satellites

Satellite manufacturer Terran Orbital has mounted a fascinating offer to the industry, saying that customers can order one of its satellite cores (called a ‘bus’) for delivery within 30 days. Clients can opt for a complete satellite – and from a wide range of options – with a 60-day delivery promise. Terran calls its service […]

September 11, 2023By Chris Forrester