Frohbieter Named Sky Station Chairman & CEO (September 9, 1998)
Jack Frohbieter, a satellite veteran, has been named Chairman
and CEO of Sky Station International.
Sky Station Proposal Approved by the
FCC (July 31, 1998)
With a history making decision, the FCC today approved the
use of stratospheric platforms as telecommunications stations.
Formation of Sky Station Africa
Announced (July 1, 1998)
Mr. Jean Jipguep, former Deputy Secretary General of the
International Telecommunication Union (ITU), and Mr. R. Moses Thompson, co-founder of Sky
Station International (SSI), jointly announced today the formation of Sky Station Africa,
the corporate entity which will provide Sky Station technology and service to the
continent of Africa.
Stratospheric Project Launched with Global Industrial
Team (April 23, 1998)
The global industrial team for the Sky Station International
stratospheric project was officially launched and includes Aerospatiale (France), Alenia
Spazio (Italy), Dornier Satellitensysteme GmbH (Germany), Thomson CSF (France), Comsat
Labs, United Solar, Stanford Telecom and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratories (USA).
United Solar and Sky Station
International Announce New Space PV Joint Venture (April 23, 1998)
United Solar Systems Corp., a leading provider of solar
technologies, and Sky Station International announced the formation of a strato-space
joint venture to manufacture photovoltaic (PV) products.
Stefan Lopatkiewicz joins Sky
Station International's Executive Staff (February 15, 1998)
Stefan Lopatkiewicz has joined the broadband stratospheric
transmission companys senior executive staff as Vice President and Special Counsel
to the Chairman. Mr. Lopatkiewicz will have primary responsibility for negotiating the
company's contractual relationships with its industrial team and other investors and
US Africa Ventures Strategic
Partnership for Africa (January 1, 1998)
Sky Station today announced that it has formed a strategic
partnership with US Africa Ventures for the continent of Africa.
World Radiocommunications Conference
Authorizes Global Frequency for Sky Station International's Stratospheric
Telecommunications System (November 1997)
The Word Radiocommunications Conference designated 600MHz of
spectrum in the 47 GHz band for use by Sky Station International's Stratospheric
Telecommunications Service (STS).
Larry Yermack Joins Sky Station (July
Senior Satellite Industry Executive Larry Yermack has joined
Sky Station Executive Management Team.
Dr. René Pellat Joins Sky Station
The former head of CNES (France's space program), René
Pellat has joined the Sky Station executive team as President of Sky Station France and
Chairman of SS Research & Development Group.
FCC Creates New Frequency Allocation for
Stratospheric Internet Service (May 1997)
Sky Station International, Inc., ("SSI"), the world
leader in stratospheric telecommunications, announced today that the Federal
Communications Commission (FCC) had approved use of its technology in the 47 GHz frequency
Jack Frohbieter Joins Sky Station
Aerospace industry veteran Jack Frohbieter has joined the Sky
Station as Executive Vice President for Systems Integration.
Sky Station Joint Ventures signed in 15
15 joint venture agreements have been signed to date with
local joint venture partners in various countries to provision the Sky Station service to
the local market.
Agreement for Stratospheric
Alenia Aerospazio and Sky Station had signed an agreement
intended to lead to the production of 250 stratospheric telecommunications payloads over
the next seven years.
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