Pinkmatter Joins SkyWatch’s TerraStream Certified Solutions Provider Program

Pinkmatter Joins SkyWatch’s TerraStream Certified Solutions Provider Program

Post Views: 160 SkyWatch Space Applications Inc. (“SkyWatch”), a leading provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) Earth observation aggregation and data management platforms for satellite operators, announced today at the SmallSat Symposium the addition of Pinkmatter to its roster of TerraStream Certified Solutions Providers. Launched in December 2021, the Certified Solutions Provider program provides SkyWatch’s TerraStream customers…

SkyWatch Appoints New Chief Product Officer

SkyWatch Appoints New Chief Product Officer

Post Views: 168 SkyWatch, a Kitchener-based SpaceTech company, today announced the appointment of David Proulx as Chief Product Officer. Proulx joins SkyWatch at an exciting time for the company, following a period of significant growth, including a $17.2M USD Series B round of financing, completed in June 2021. Proulx brings more than 20 years of…

Verizon wants to use Amazon satellites to bring broadband to rural areas

Verizon wants to use Amazon satellites to bring broadband to rural areas

Post Views: 191 Amazon and Verizon are attempting to get affordable broadband access to rural and remote locations around the globe by looking beyond the Earth’s borders. The companies announced their “strategic collaboration” in a press release Tuesday, which will pair the mobile provider’s existing infrastructure with that of Project Kuiper, Amazon’s proposed constellation of…

These new robots will plunge into the ocean’s most alien depths

These new robots will plunge into the ocean’s most alien depths

Post Views: 174 At the bottom of the Mariana Trench, at a place called the Challenger Deep near Guam, 36,000 feet beneath the surface of the ocean, the pressures from the water above reach a crushing eight tons per square inch—about a thousand times the standard atmospheric pressure at sea level. Some comparisons ask us…

This week’s destroyed Russian satellite created even more dangerous space debris

This week’s destroyed Russian satellite created even more dangerous space debris

Post Views: 147 Early in the morning of November 15, Moscow time, a Russian missile blasted a Russian satellite to smithereens. The destroyed satellite, Kosmos-1408, had been in orbit for nearly four decades. With at least 1,500 trackable pieces, and countless more too small for detection, the remains of Kosmos-1408 pose a threat to other…

There’s only one space treaty in the world, and it’s woefully out of date

There’s only one space treaty in the world, and it’s woefully out of date

Post Views: 164 The U.N. First Committee deals with disarmament, global challenges and threats to peace that affect the international community. On November 1, it approved a resolution that creates an open-ended working group. The goals of the group are to assess current and future threats to space operations, determine when behavior may be considered…

The most high-flying aerospace innovations of 2021

The most high-flying aerospace innovations of 2021

Post Views: 191 Augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and autonomy are just some of the technologies that elevated our air and space game in 2021. AI algorithms are helping route aircraft in more efficient ways, virtual enemies are training pilots mid-flight, and autonomous wingmen are scouting the skies ahead. Meanwhile, up in space, a NASA probe…