[Worldkings] Top innovation events in the world (P. 96) SpaceX successfully launched the world's first 5G satellite to bring global connectivity to Internet of Things (USA)
(Worldkings.org) SpaceX launched the world's first 5G satellite in low-Earth orbit for the Barcelona-based Sateliot company. It is the first of a constellation of over 250 spacecraft.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day - April 13, 2023 – The 63rd anniversary of the world's first satellite navigation system launched into orbit (1960)
(Worldkings.org) On April 13, 1960, Nasa sent the Transit 1B satellite into orbit to provide positioning for the US Navy’s fleet of Polaris ballistic missile submarines.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) GOSAT: World's first satellite dedicated to greenhouse gas monitoring
(WorldKings.org) GOSAT was launched along with seven other piggyback probes using the H-IIA, Japan's primary large-scale expendable launch system, at 3:54 am on 23 January 2009 UTC on Tanegashima, a small island in southern Japan.
[WORLDKINGS] On this day – March 17, 2023 – The 65th Anniversary of Vanguard 1 – First solar powered satellite launched into orbit (1958)
(Worldkings.org) Vanguard 1, the world's first solar-powered satellite, was launched on St. Patrick's Day (March 17, 1958). It is also the oldest man-made satellite. still orbiting the Earth.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day – December 18, 2022 – Project SCORE, the world's first communications satellite, is launched, in 1958
(Worldkings.org) Project SCORE (Signal Communications by Orbiting Relay Equipment) was the world’s first communications satellite. Launched aboard an American Atlas rocket on December 18, 1958, SCORE provided a first test of a communications relay system in space, as well as the first successful use of the Atlas as a launch vehicle.
[WORLDKINGS] Top 500 Constant World Records (P. 383) Syncom 3 (United State): World's first geostationary satellite
(worldkings.org) Syncom 3 launched on August 19, 1964. On December 10th, 2022, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared Syncom 3as “world's first geostationary satellite”.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station: World’s oldest commercial satellite station
(WorldKings.org) 'Arthur' (Antenna One) began operation on 11 July 1962 and today continues to carry telephony and data traffic around the world.
[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 106th Anniversary of establishment of Boeing (July 15, 1916 – July 15, 2022)
(Worldkings.org) The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, telecommunications equipment, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services. Boeing is among the largest global aerospace manufacturers; it is the second-largest defense contractor in the world based on 2018 revenue, and is the largest exporter in the United States by dollar value. Boeing stock is included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Boeing is incorporated in Delaware.
[WORLDKINGS - ALMANAC EVENTS & ACHIEVEMENTS 2022] Important successes throughout 106 years of development The Boeing Company (1916)
(worldkings.org) The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, telecommunications equipment, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) - Micius: The world's first quantum satellite
(WorldKings.org) The launch was initially scheduled for July 2016, but was rescheduled to August, with notification of the launch being sent just a few days in advance. The spacecraft was launched by a Long March 2D rocket from Jiuquan Launch Pad 603, Launch Area 4 on 17 August 2016, at 17:40 UTC (01:40 local time).