Tag Archives: satellites

PHILTEC Fiber Optic Sensors in Space

The Global Space Launch market is anticipated to rise at a considerable rate during the forecast period between 2023 and 2031. In 2022, for example, the market grew at a steady pace, with the rising adoption of strategies by key players. As the space economy expands, satellite constellations are proliferating. To serve an expanding space … Continue reading

04-Mar-2024 Blog, Detectors, PHILTEC

Photonis Provides Modulated X-Ray Sources for Space Mission

On 26 August 2023, The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched their X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy Mission (XRISM) with Photonis’s Modulated X-Ray Sources (MXS) on board. As a collaborative effort between JAXA and NASA, and with assistance from the ESA, the XRISM mission will observe x-rays released by extreme phenomena to assist scientists in studying … Continue reading

05-Sep-2023 Blog, Detectors, Photonis

Quantum Cybersecurity for Satellites

In a connected society, the sharing of potentially sensitive data across private and public network infrastructure is part of everyday life. This activity is not without risk. As networks become increasingly sophisticated, they become more difficult to secure. At the same time, threat actors are devising more advanced and persistent cyberattacks, challenging the very fabric … Continue reading

27-Aug-2023 Blog, ID Quantique, Security

What Is an Optical Inter-Satellite Link Communication Terminal?

An increasingly interconnected world with more devices online than ever before means the demand for low latency, high capacity, secure, and uninterrupted internet connectivity is still growing. As the world’s leading supplier of optical filter solutions, Iridian Spectral Technologies has a very important role to play in the satellite communications industry by supplying selective windows and transceiver filters … Continue reading

17-Aug-2023 Blog, Iridian Spectral Technologies, Optics

Out with the Old, In with the New

Single, older-generation satellites are becoming obsolete, while smaller, lower-orbiting constellations of satellites designed for earth observation and satellite communications (satcom) are becoming the norm. Hundreds of these satellites can be launched by a single rocket, creating interconnected constellations of satellites for earth observation or communications. Essential to the operation of these satellites are spectral filters, … Continue reading

05-May-2023 Blog, Iridian Spectral Technologies, Optics

Quantum Cyber Security for Satellites

In a connected society, the sharing of potentially sensitive data across private and public network infrastructure is part of everyday life. This activity is not without risk. As networks become increasingly sophisticated, they become more difficult to secure. At the same time, threat actors are devising more advanced and persistent cyberattacks, challenging the very fabric … Continue reading

20-Mar-2023 Blog, ID Quantique, Security
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