March 25, 2019 – Volume 15 – No. 8
MAY 6 - 9, 2019
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.
3rd Annual Startup Space Competition

Jeffrey Hill
Conference Chairman

Hello SATELLITE Community!

Spring is finally here and with it comes warmer weather, new life, and, at SATELLITE 2019, new startups! On Tuesday, May 7th we will be hosting our third annual Startup Space Entrepreneur Pitch Contest, running throughout the day at the Exhibit Hall Unveiled Theater Stage. Leaders from 16 different startup companies from around the world will compete for private pitch meetings with four top aerospace private investment firms such as Boeing HorizonX Ventures, Aerospace Valley, Earth2Orbit, Space Angels Network, Khosla Ventures, free access to SATELLITE 2020, and interviews in Via Satellite’s Executive of the Year edition magazine.

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Sponsor Opportunity

In just a few short weeks, the official Program Guide for SATELLITE 2019 will be finalized and printed. If you’re planning to have an exhibit or sponsorship/branding presence at the largest, highest-level gathering of the commercial space and satellite industries – with attendees representing all applications and related markets – you won’t want to…

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Young Professionals

Check out the first round of SGx Speakers! Jump-start your professional career by attending SGx, the best place to network with and learn from leading satellite industry experts. SATELLITE 2019, in partnership with the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) and the Future Space Leaders Foundation (FSLF), is delighted to announce the first round of…

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Have you booked your hotel yet?

SATELLITE 2019 is only a few weeks away, and if you haven't booked your hotel room yet, make sure you do it soon! MCI USA, the only official housing partner of SATELLITE 2019, is offering discounted rates for attendees, but you must secure your hotel by April 11!

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Press Release

MAERSK Lead Mobility Solutions Executive Announced as Keynote Speaker at SATELLITE 2019

Rockville, MD. – Thursday, March 21, 2019 - SATELLITE is proud to announce the 2019 Monday Keynote Luncheon speaker – Klaus Bruun Egeberg, Head of Mobility… READ MORE

Industry News

Phase Four and Sunrise Bring Electric Propulsion to Japan Phase Four, producers of electric radio frequency (RF) thrusters for in-space propulsion, created a new agreement with Japan-based Sunrise. Sunrise specializes in aerospace technology, including satellite hardware and launch. As part of a three-year agreement, Sunrise will be bringing Maxwell, Phase Four’s turnkey electric propulsion solution… READ MORE

Industry News

Lockheed Martin Accelerates Transition to Software-Defined Space Aerospace manufacturer Lockheed Martin will integrate its new software-defined satellite architecture, SmartSat, on 10 of its nanosatellite missions this year, starting with Linus and Pony Express. The new software-defined capability is designed to allow satellites to change their missions in orbit, letting users “add capability and assign new… READ MORE