May 2016

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

Arianespace plans six Asian satellite launches in 2016 – Satellite News Digest

Arianespace said that it has six satellite launches planned for Asia-Pacific customers in 2016. The Asia-Pacific region is a core market for Arianespace, contributing significantly to a 60% global market share for commercial launches. This represents around 25 % of Arianespace’s global business. Also, the company may start marketing its new launchers before the end…

Arabsat 6A and Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1 complete CDR – Satellite News Digest

Lockheed Martin, Arab Satellite Communications Organization and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) have successfully completed a comprehensive technical review of Arabsat 6A and Hellas-Sat-4/SaudiGeoSat-1, two satellites that will provide television, Internet, telephone and secure communications, to customers in the Middle East, Africa and Europe.