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Spacecraft manufacturers express confidence in SpaceBelt

29 Aug 2016, 18:30 UTC
Spacecraft manufacturers express confidence in SpaceBelt
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An artist’s concept of the SpaceBelt constellation. Image Credit: Cloud Constellation Corporation
On Wednesday, Aug. 17 Cloud Constellation announced that it had gained Letters of Confidence from four major spacecraft manufacturers in its SpaceBelt satellite constellation. As the name of the documents imply, these letters express faith in the company’s design.
At present, Cloud Constellation is working to close the second round of funding that is required to . It is hoped that these endorsements will help the firm develop an orbital “Information Ultra-Highway.” The first phase of funding was completed this past March (2016).
The company hopes to filed a secure network of satellites that will provide a global, interconnected orbital database. This ring could potentially provide these services anywhere across the globe. SpaceFlight Insider spoke with representatives of the company in an exclusive interview conducted on Wednesday, Aug. 24.
Cloud Constellation recently (August) filed the international patent application for their system. The company has several patents pending for their system.
“Many enterprises and governments are interested in point-to-point in very secure communications that don’t touch any other network, especially in a jurisdiction where their security or their privacy is compromised,” Scott Sobhani, Co-Founder and CEO of Cloud Constellation ...

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