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SpaceX FH : Ovzon-3 : NET late 2020
« on: 10/16/2018 09:17 PM »
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Ovzon signs agreement with SpaceX for first satellite launch
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October 16, 2018
In an important step towards growing its satellite service offering, Ovzon has entered into an agreement with SpaceX for launch of Ovzon’s first GEO satellite. The launch is expected to take place no earlier than Q4 2020. The next step for the company is to finalize the procurement of the satellites.

Per Wahlberg, CEO Ovzon said; “Contracting the launch supplier of our first Ovzon satellite is an important and exciting step for our company. SpaceX offered a very competitive solution with the Falcon Heavy launch vehicle which will gain us access to space in a timely and reliable manner. The satellite is expected to be launched no earlier than Q4 2020. The procurement of the satellites is now also in the final stage. Earlier this month we ordered and started the manufacturing of the first Ovzon On-Board-Processor (OBP), one of the most advanced of its type. We therefore continue to work towards our goal of revolutionizing mobile broadband via satellite by offering the highest data-rates through the smallest terminals”.

“We are honored that Ovzon has chosen SpaceX to launch the first of its satellites,” said SpaceX’s President and COO, Gwynne Shotwell. “We look forward to working closely on the execution of this important direct-to-GEO mission.”

The agreement is subject to certain contingencies and mutual termination clauses.

For further information, please contact:
Per Wahlberg, CEO

Tel: +46 8 508 600 60

E-mail: [email protected]

About Ovzon
Ovzon is a provider of a satellite-based mobility broadband services, targeting end-markets and users in need of high data speeds combined with mobility. Applications include real-time sensor and video upload, either from moving or highly mobile platforms, including small vehicles, small aircraft or UAVs, or transmissions directly from on-site staff holding the terminals and transmitting on-the-go. Ovzon is headquartered in Solna, Sweden and has offices in Tampa, FL and Bethesda, MD in the United States. Ovzon is listed on Nasdaq First North Premier. FNCA Sweden AB is the company’s Certified Adviser.

About SpaceX
SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets. Headquartered in Hawthorne, California, SpaceX has more than 6,000 employees nationwide and operates launch facilities at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.



Other SpaceX resources on NASASpaceflight:
   SpaceX News Articles (Recent)
   SpaceX News Articles from 2006 (Including numerous exclusive Elon interviews)
   SpaceX Dragon Articles
   SpaceX Missions Section (with Launch Manifest and info on past and future missions)

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Offline jpo234

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Re: SpaceX FH : Ovzon : Very NET end of 2020
« Reply #1 on: 10/16/2018 09:29 PM »
Two FH missions won this year. That's not bad at all.
You want to be inspired by things. You want to wake up in the morning and think the future is going to be great. That's what being a spacefaring civilization is all about. It's about believing in the future and believing the future will be better than the past. And I can't think of anything more exciting than being out there among the stars.

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Re: SpaceX FH : Ovzon-3 : NET late 2020
« Reply #2 on: 10/17/2018 01:18 AM »
Direct to GEO. Interesting.

How many commercial commsats have used a direct to GEO launch recently?

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Re: SpaceX FH : Ovzon-3 : NET late 2020
« Reply #3 on: 10/17/2018 01:52 AM »
Direct to GEO. Interesting.

How many commercial commsats have used a direct to GEO launch recently?

Agreed. How much time to market and station keeping fuel does this save?  Good to see FH providing value to customers.

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Re: SpaceX FH : Ovzon-3 : NET late 2020
« Reply #4 on: 10/17/2018 04:02 AM »
Two FH missions won this year. That's not bad at all.

Honestly 2 FH's a year seems like a great accomplishment. 

However, I bet SpaceX has bigger aspirations.

Watching this animal fly once a quarter would be amazing.

Needing a copy of 'Tales of Suspense #39'

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Re: SpaceX FH : Ovzon-3 : NET late 2020
« Reply #5 on: 10/17/2018 04:32 AM »
Two FH missions won this year. That's not bad at all.

Honestly 2 FH's a year seems like a great accomplishment. 

However, I bet SpaceX has bigger aspirations.

Watching this animal fly once a quarter would be amazing.

If Starlink launches end up being mass-limited rather than volume-limited, we may see a lot more than that! 

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