ViaSat-3 global satellite constellation well on it’s way to completion

Scource: https://corpblog.viasat.com/viasats-global-satellite-constellation-well-on-its-way-to-completion/ With the recent announcement that Viasat has officially ordered a third ViaSat-3 satellite over the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, the Company is moving quickly on a planned global internet constellation — potentially in place by the end of 2022. Each of the ViaSat-3 satellites is expected to offer 1 terabit (1 Tbps) or more of total network capacity — a …

Tomorrow’s connected car

Source: https://corpblog.viasat.com/connectivity-for-the-cars-of-tomorrow/ Today’s cars have as many as 50 computer systems in them, almost certainly making your SUV the most sophisticated piece of technology you own. As technologically intricate as cars are today, they’re about to become much more so – and satellite internet will play a big role in our future mobility. Sensors in the cars of the future will …

SpaceX enter contract for a future ViaSat-3 satellite launch

Viasat Inc., announced today it selected SpaceX to launch one of its ViaSat-3 satellite missions. The Viasat mission is scheduled to launch in the 2020 – 2022 timeframe from the Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This mission will launch aboard a Falcon Heavy. Viasat chose the SpaceX Falcon Heavy for its ability to fly a near direct-injection mission, inserting a ViaSat-3 satellite extremely close to geostationary orbit—as a …

ViaSat-3 commercial satellite launch provider will be ULA

Viasat Inc. announced today it selected United Launch Alliance’s (ULA’s) proven Atlas V vehicle to launch one of its ViaSat-3 satellite missions. This is the first commercial contract ULA has directly signed since assuming responsibility for the marketing and sales of the Atlas V launch vehicle from Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services earlier this year. The Viasat mission will carry one of the …

Viasat’s Dublin, Ireland Office Opens

Viasat Inc. today proudly opened its new expanded office in Dublin, Ireland, which is expected to house up to 250 Viasat team members focused on developing next-generation software and technology for Viasat’s target broadband markets. At today’s official office opening, Rick Baldridge, Viasat’s president and chief operating officer will be joined by Minister John Halligan T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Business, …

Boosting Satellite System Innovation in Europe

On 12 October 2017, ESA and Viasat Antenna Systems S.A. based in Switzerland agreed to work together to develop the core elements for the ground segment of the next generation, terabit capacity ViaSat-3 (VS-3) satellite broadband network. This ultra-high capacity satellite is forecast to dramatically increase the availability of broadband via satellite to consumers worldwide. Project AIDAN has been created …