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SSC rolls out the world’s first global Ka-band network

By GeoConnexion - 26th January 2022 - 14:13

Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) gears up to meet the growing capability need for Earth Observation missions. By upgrading its polar and equatorial locations to support Ka-band data reception, SSC rolls out a truly global Ka-band network mainly focused on EO missions. This important milestone will enable Earth Observation missions to use higher bandwidths and receive larger data volumes, allowing space companies to use their assets more effectively. The upgrade spans accross SSC’s strategic locations in Punta Arenas in Chile, Sri Racha in Thailand, Inuvik in Canada and Esrange in Sweden, as well as the SSC partner station in Weilheim in Germany.

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