SpaceLink Selects OHB as Preferred Tenderer for Satellite Manufacturing Contract

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Four Satellite Constellation to provide secure, continuous, high-capacity relay service for time sensitive data

MCLEAN, Va., October 13, 2021 (SpaceLink PR) – SpaceLink, the company building the communications superhighway for the space economy, announced it has reached a significant milestone in the manufacture and launch of the initial constellation of four high-capacity optical relay satellites. Following a comprehensive tender process, leading satellite manufacturer, OHB Systems AG (“OHB”), has been selected as the preferred tenderer for the initial constellation.

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SpaceLink Selected by CASIS to Fly Relay Service Demo on International Space Station

CASIS, manager of the ISS National Lab, selects SpaceLink to demonstrate its end-to-end relay service for secure, continuous, high-capacity communications between spacecraft and the ground

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 2, 2021 (SpaceLink PR) — SpaceLink, a company that is building the communications superhighway for the space economy, announced that it was selected by the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), manager of the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory, for a funded demonstration of its end-to-end relay service which provides secure, continuous, high capacity communications between spacecraft and the ground. The demonstration will validate the use of a 10 Gigabit per second optical terminal, for real-time voice, video, and data exchange between ISS crew, onboard systems, experiments, and terrestrial users.

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Partnership Accelerates the Deployment of Optical Inter-Satellite Link Terminals in MEO

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 12, 2021 (Mynaric PR) – Mynaric and SpaceLink today agreed on the framework of a partnership to expand Mynaric’s laser communication product portfolio for use in SpaceLink’s data relay network. The strategic relationship will help drive forward the SpaceLink satellite relay service, which provides secure, continuous, high-capacity communications between low Earth orbit (LEO) spacecraft and the ground.

The companies will work together to expand Mynaric’s product portfolio with an optical inter-satellite link (OISL) terminal for satellites in medium Earth orbit (MEO), where the SpaceLink constellation will operate. The new terminal will also be compatible with the Space Development Agency (SDA) Transport Layer.

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