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Spire makes its first purchase as a public corporation by acquiring exactEarth

Spire Global, a recently listed satellite constellation operator, is buying exactEarth, a Canadian ship-tracking company, in its first big acquisition, raising anticipation of greater space consolidation amid the wave of public corporations. Based in Vienna, Virginia, which has 110 Lemur satellites in the low Earth orbit and offers analysis and data-gathering services in marine and other industries,

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Interoperability is a priority for satellite connectivity leaders

According to connectivity experts participating at Satellite 2021 conference on September 8, more industry collaborations will be critical for decreasing costs and providing customers with a terrestrial-like encounter with satellite broadband. “Probably no one will be able to invest enough resources to have the optimal system,” said Steve Collar, CEO of satellite operator SES, who video

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Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman have invested in a company that intends to refuel satellites in the space

Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, two defense industry giants, have invested in Orbit Fab, which is a San Francisco-centered startup that aims to build gas stations in orbit to refuel satellites and extend their lives; the firms revealed. Orbit Fab wants to develop a fleet of tankers and fuel shuttles that can connect with aged satellites and