Arianespace to launch HellaSat-4/SGS-1 for Arabsat and KACST

The satellite will be built by Lockheed Martin as part of a turnkey contract with the operator Arabsat, and for Saudi Arabia-based KASCT


Arabsat celebrates Newtec’s 30th anniversary

Held at the residence of the Ambassador of Belgium, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the event was attended by a number of diplomatic, business and industry delegates from Belgium and Saudi Arabia


Investing in Space boosts Industry growth

Taking place from 26 – 27 May 2015, the 5th GSSF, is hosted by the UAE Space Agency, and will bring together more than 400 of C-level executives, senior decision makers and government officials from the space and satellite sector


New satellite payload to ensure safer air travel

The system, integrated within WAAS, significantly improves GPS accuracy from 100 metres to about two metres



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Marine Satcom: Monitoring the Archipelago

The dangerous and cost-sensitive occupation of fishing now has an affordable satellite communication solution, say Thuraya and its partners, Addvalue Communications and Indonesia-based PT. SOG.


Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre established

The MBRSC is mandated to develop research, projects and studies on space, in a way that will support UAE’s drive for advancing this sector and for building national capabilities related to the space knowledge and science


The Energy Pipeline

The oil and gas industry is highly reliant on satellite communications for everything from high-speed internet to video-conferencing, and even mission-critical applications like telemedicine

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