Intelsat

Relativity inks Terran R launch deal with Intelsat

Relativity Space has signed a launch agreement with Intelsat that would see the telecom giant’s satellites fly on a Terran R rocket as early as 2026. Relativity did not disclose the value of the con

Satellite ‘frenemies’ OneWeb and Intelsat partner to bring multiorbit internet to airlines

Satellite communication rivals Intelsat and OneWeb have announced an unlikely alliance to deliver multiorbit, in-flight internet connectivity to commercial airlines around the world. The deal will see

Another milestone for in-space servicing as Northrop Grumman gives aging satellite new life

Northrop Grumman hit a new milestone in extending the life of active spacecraft as a purpose-built spacecraft, MEV-2, docked with Intelsat’s IS-10-02 satellite to give it another five years of l

Isotropic Systems raises $40 million for a satellite antenna that could make the most of new constellations

U.K.-based Isotropic Systems has raised a $40 million funding in an “oversubscribed” round that the startup says will help it get its next-generation broadband terminal to the production p

Intelsat files for bankruptcy protection

Global satellite operator Intelsat has voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the company announced late on Wednesday. Intelsat has attempted to position this as a positive moment tha

Max Q: SpaceX sets a date with history in May

This week in space was pretty active, with some startup news — including timing for a historic first — as well as scientific discoveries and innovation in the time of lockdown. Who better

In-space satellite servicing proves successful in record-breaking orbital spacecraft operation

A demonstration mission of Northrop Grumman’s first-ever Mission Extension Vehicle (MEV-1) has proven successful, extending the life of an Intelsat satellite by five years. The mission involved

SpaceX will launch Intelsat’s next satellite using a re-used Falcon 9 in 2022

Intelsat has tapped SpaceX for the launch of its Intelsat 40e spacecraft, a high-throughput communications satellite that will join the company’s existing geostationary network. The satellite is