January 10, 2022 – Volume 18 – No. 5

Conference: March 21-24, 2022 | Exhibition: March 22-24, 2022
Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington, DC
Happy New Year SATELLITE Community!

Jeffrey Hill
Chair, SATELLITE 2022

I hope this finds all of you safe, healthy, well-rested, and eager to start a new year! The space industry had what felt like its most active year last year, with exciting developments in commercial satellite services, ground systems, launch vehicles, and space travel. On Christmas Day, NASA, CSA, and ESA watched Arianespace successfully launch the James Webb Space Telescope, a 20-year-long program that is finally on its way to orbit 1 million miles from Earth!

SATELLITE 2022 comes at a crucial time for the industry. This year will see a peak of activity involving public and private investment, a rapid expansion of the off-world economy, a massive deployment of… Read More

Conference News

As we launch into 2022 we have some exciting additions to the conference program! SATELLITE 2022 is delighted to announce our Opening Day Keynote Luncheon, "The Space Industry's Great Climate Opportunity". During this fireside chat, Ann Kim, Managing Director of the Frontier Technology Group at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), and Chad Anderson, Founder and…

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Exhibition News

In just over two short months, Washington DC will once again be the epicenter of business in the global satellite and space sectors. The exhibit hall at SATELLITE 2022 is THE destination for enterprises and government agencies in need of the latest satellite-enabled technology, and having a presence on the show floor can provide your…

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Health + Safety

We appreciate your support of this event and want to ensure you have a safe and healthy experience while onsite. We are working with the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, partner hotels, and our supporting vendors to create a safety plan and protocols. Click here to visit our website and find what we're doing to ensure your safety.

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Join us for a full day of engaging discussions that tackle pressing issues and innovative ideas to inspire the next generation of space leaders. Speakers from NASA, Virgin Orbit, Planet, and more already confirmed!

Industry News

DIFI and DIS Standards Groups Combine to Make Open Standard a Reality

Two separate groups that have been working on open standards in satellite ground technology are joining together, bringing their open standards work under one roof. The Digital IF Interoperability Consortium (DIFI) and the Digital Interface Standards Working Group (DIS) jointly announced on Wednesday… READ MORE

Industry News

Top Satellite Launches to Watch in 2022

This year is set to be a big one for satellite launches, as a number of major satellite operators launch satellites that mark the culmination of years-long business plans and investments. In this round-up, Via Satellite previews the top satellite launches we’ll be watching and covering in… READ MORE

Industry News

Why Does the Space Industry Struggle with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace?

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives are transforming the modern workplace culture to more accurately reflect the reality of its workforce. It hasn’t been an easy transition for today’s fast-paced, high-tech global industries, especially compacted with the… READ MORE