May 2020

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

Dream Chaser Spaceplane’s Shooting Star arrives in Colorado – Satellite News Digest

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) received its Shooting Star transport vehicle at the company’s Colorado production facility, marking the beginning of a key integration phase. This phase includes installation of the SNC-built Passive Common Berthing Mechanism that will allow SNC’s Dream Chaser Tenacity spaceplane, the first orbital vehicle in the company’s Dream Chaser fleet, to berth…

Intelsat files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy – Satellite News Digest

Intelsat has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. in order to restructure its debt. The company said it needs to free up cash in order to start on clearing its C band spectrum in the U.S. for 5G and qualify for the associated transition payments.