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July 25, 2017

Norwegian Microsatellite Built by Space Flight Laboratory Deploys First-of-Kind Yagi Antenna for VHF Data Exchange from Space

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada  – The Norwegian Space Centre has announced successful deployment of critical antennas and probes on the NORsat-1 and NORsat-2 microsatellites built by Canada’s Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) and launched on July 14 from Kazakhstan. Most notable was deployment of a large Yagi antenna from NORsat-2 that will provide first-of-its-kind VHF Data Exchange

April 11, 2017

NASA’s CYGNSS Constellation Enters Science Operations Phase

NASA’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS), a constellation of eight microsatellites that will take detailed measurement of wind speeds inside hurricanes, successfully completed the development and on-orbit commissioning phases of its mission and moved into the science operations phase.

October 8, 2014

Low Earth Orbit Satellite Volume Set to Rapidly Expand

SpaceWorks Enterprises recently completed a market assessment for the nano and microsatellite market. The report updates a previous assessment for 2017 to 2020, expanding the expected number by three times.