ViaSat-2 Launch

By ViaSat Inc. | Inspired to connect the world, ViaSat introduces ViaSat-2, a satellite system so unique it would be the catalyst for connecting continents, people and places. ViaSat-2 is the precursor to delivering ultimate internet experiences anywhere on the planet.

How fast is the new ViaSat-2 satellite, and other numbers

After a successful launch on June 1, our new satellite ViaSat-2 is sailing through space toward geostationary orbit. While the tricky work of …

Carlsbad-based Viasat launches new satellite

ViaSat Thanks Partners Boeing and Arianespace for Successful Launch of ViaSat-2

Today is a momentous day for ViaSat, Boeing and Arianespace – where together – we get to celebrate the successful launch of ViaSat-2.<p>We would like to …

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What Happens After ViaSat-2 Launches: Step 3. Orbital Operations

Once the satellite is in service, operations and maintenance kicks in – in the form of constant monitoring and adjustment of:<p>The satellite’s position …

Space

ViaSat-2 Successfully Launched

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, is pleased to announce …

ViaSat-2: Connecting Continents, Connecting Communities

The launch of the ViaSat-2 satellite system transitions ViaSat from a domestic to regional internet service provider (ISP). That’s because, ViaSat-1, …

Wi-Fi

ViaSat-2 Scheduled for Launch Tonight, June 1 at 4:45 PM PDT

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, is proud to announce …

Space

From LA to Istanbul — We’re Delivering 7x More Coverage!

Check out our new ViaSat-2 coverage map, and you’ll see it offers an expanded footprint, with seven times more coverage than its predecessor – …

ViaSat-2: Ready for Launch on June 1 from the Guiana Space Center

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, today announced …

Arianespace Launch Kit

ViaSat-2 Launch Kit

ViaSat-2 and the Eutelsat 172B are co-passengers aboard Arianespace's Ariane 5 launch vehicle, which will launch June 1.

ViaSat-2 at a Glance

ViaSat: On a Mission to Connect the World

Netflix and fly: The inside story on bringing superfast internet to your next transatlantic flight

IBTimes UK visits Boeing Satellite Systems in Los Angeles to learn all about the ViaSat-2 internet satellite.<p>Over half of airline passengers would …

ViaSat, Inc. Is Launching ViaSat-2 Communications Satellite

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ViaSat plans massive ground network of smaller gateways for ViaSat-2 and ViaSat-3 satellites

WASHINGTON — To maximize the capacity from its soon-to-launch ViaSat-2 high-throughput satellite, ViaSat intends to deploy twice as many ground …

Broadband Goliath

ViaSat-2 is the cover story for an edition of Aviation Week highlighting the satellite's capabilities as it prepares to launch June 1.

ViaSat measures ViaSat-2 vs OneWeb, SpaceX, Gogo 2Ku

The Boeing-built ViaSat-2 satellite, with more than 300 Gbps of throughput, is scheduled for launch June 1. ViaSat Inc., whose IP paranoia is well …

Space Odyssey: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at ViaSat-2

APEX Insight: ViaSat probes the possibility of higher broadband capacity, better coverage and seamless connectivity with the launch of ViaSat-2. …

Airlines

Inspired to Connect the World

In 2017, ViaSat will launch ViaSat-2, a satellite system so unique it would be the catalyst for connecting continents, people and places. It would be …

What ViaSat 2 Means for the Future of In-Flight Wi-Fi

At this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg, TPG sat down with ViaSat’s VP of Commercial Mobility, Don Buchman, to talk shop about the …

Checking-in: Latest ViaSat-2 Satellite Launch Update

ViaSat-2 is making strong progress on its way toward its June 1 launch. The second week of the launch campaign closed by reaching a number of …

ViaSat to Launch New Satellite, Endeavors | San Diego Business Journal

— A huge rectangular box rises 25 feet above the factory floor at Boeing Co.’s El Segundo satellite plant, making the people below it look like …

5 Minutes for 5 Questions with Boeing

ViaSat partnered with Boeing Satellite Systems for the construction of ViaSat-2, which is scheduled to launch from French Guiana on June 1. ViaSat …

What Happens After ViaSat 2 Launches: Step 2. In-Orbit Test

After we have designed, built and launched a satellite into space, and it has reached its geostationary orbital slot, we do not immediately call it …

Exploration

Watch This Space: ViaSat and Boeing Discuss Upcoming ViaSat-2 Satellite Launch

APEX Insight: With twice the capacity of ViaSat-1, ViaSat-2 promises to bring new opportunities for in-flight connectivity when it launches later …

Airlines

What Happens After ViaSat 2 Launches: Step 1. Orbit Raising

<b>First, a bit about orbital mechanics….</b><p>A rocket launching a commercial geostationary satellite generally leaves the satellite in what is known as a …