May 2019

News on key developments at SupremeSAT, and general news on the Space and Satellite industry from across the web

Very High Throughput Satellite ready to pump heat – Satellite News Digest

Thales Alenia Space has delivered the first Spacebus Neo payload module structure, including the first ever Mechanically Pumped Loop (MPL) to be mounted on a telecommunication satellite designed for 15 years of in-orbit service. It will be flown on the SES-17 satellite that is due to start service operations in 2021.

NOAA awards Harris GOES-R ground segment contract extension – Satellite News Digest

The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded Harris Corporation a three-year, US$284 million sole-source extension on the ground segment contract supporting Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) -R Series weather satellites – bringing new technologies that support increased capabilities.