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Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 15 April 2023: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has successfully launched its second nanosatellite DEWA SAT-2 aboard the Falcon 9 rocket of SpaceX from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, USA. The nanosatellite was designed and developed by Emiratis at DEWA’s Research and Development Centre, in collaboration with NanoAvionics in Lithuania. DEWA SAT-2,  a 6U nanosatellite, features a high-resolution camera (4.7 metres) that will be used for Earth observation missions. The high-resoluti ... Read more »

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 2026 MEP deployment to be latest Intelsat initiative in space sustainability

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), ordered a Mission Extension Pod (MEP) from Northrop Grumman Corporation’s SpaceLogistics, which will add life to an Intelsat satellite and provide uninterrupted services to many customers.

The MEP “jet pack” will be installed by SpaceLogistics' mission robotic vehicle (MRV) on an Intelsat satellite operating in geosynchronous orbit, ensuring continuity of satellite service for at least s ... Read more »

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(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Surfin group of companies (“Surfin Group”), headquartered in Singapore, a leading provider of digital financial solutions for under-serviced clients in emerging markets, is pleased to announce the appointments of John Quelch and John Fennell to its Board of Directors. These two highly experienced professionals bring an extensive wealth of expertise in marketing, global business strategy, risk management, and leadership to the Surfin Group.

Dr. Quelch is a highly respected expert in international strategy, global marketing, and ESG with more than five decades of experience serving as a non-executive director of public companies in the USA and UK. As a member of Surfin’s board of directors, Quelch brings a wealth of experience in corporate governance, strategic planning, and ESG initiatives. He has served on the boards of several important public companies, including Alere, Aramark, Gentiva Health Services, Pepsi Bottling Group, and WPP. He ... Read more »

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