April 2018

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

WAAS payload planned for Galaxy 30 – Satellite News Digest

Intelsat General announced that it is part of a team of companies awarded a new task order by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop and operate a satellite payload to aid aircraft navigation, particularly precision approaches to airports without dependence on ground-based infrastructure. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2018041604

PSLV lofts latest Indian navsat – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: PSLV-C41; Payload: IRNSS-1I; Date: 11 April 2018, 2234 UTC; Launch site: SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota, India. The spacecraft was deployed to a 281 km x 20,730 km transfer orbit. It will later propel itself into a geosynchronous orbit with an inclination of 29 degrees. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2018041200