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The Emirates Lunar Mission, the first mission to the moon from the United Arab Emirates, is set to be launched on November 28 at 12:46 p.m. (UAE time). Aboard ispace's HAKUTO-R M1 lander, the Rashid Rover, named for Dubai’s ruling family, will lift off from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida.

Read more: First Emirati Lunar Mission Prepares for Launch

Leading satellite communications companies OneWeb and Intelsat have signed a global distribution partnership agreement to offer airlines a seamless inflight connectivity (IFC) solution for efficient performance, coverage and reliability on the market.

Read more: Intelsat and OneWeb to Provide Multi-Orbit Connectivity to Airlines

SES made public its financial results for the first six months of 2022, announcing revenues of €899 million (+2.8% YoY as reported) and adjusted EBITDA of €545 million (flat YoY as reported). Adjusted Net Profit improved by 11% YoY to €168 million, while leverage reduced to 3.0 times.

Read more: SES Announces H1 2022 Financial Results

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) issued an individual license to Starlink Satellite Qatar, a recently established entity by SpaceX, for the provision of public satellite telecommunications networks and services.

Read more: CRA Qatar Issues Telecom License for LEO Satellite Broadband Services

Airbus has launched a connectivity services business through the creation of a dedicated HAPS Services Business based around Zephyr, Airbus’ leading HAPS technology platform. This will enable it to industrialize rapidly and begin serving a substantial total addressable market, providing low-latency connectivity services from the stratosphere for telecommunications and Earth observation applications. The new business is a subsidiary of Airbus Defence and Space.

Read more: Airbus to Develop Connectivity Services with New HAPS Services Business

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