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FCC proposes cost-based application fee schedule; satellite application fees greatly reduced

On August 26, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC or Commission) proposed a new license application fee schedule, including new application fee categories, such as fees for...

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Orbital debris mitigation standards evolve with new FCC rules and further proposed rulemaking

On August 25, 2020, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC)’s new rules and further proposed regulations on orbital debris mitigation were published in the Federal Register. The...

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The FCC begins streamlined processing of licensing applications for small satellites

Operators seeking to deploy small satellites may now request streamlined processing of their FCC satellite license applications. The new rules took effect on August 19, 2020, wrapping up...

Published Works

Better Satellite World Podcast: Summer Fun with Hogan Lovells' Randy Segal SSPI

Randy Segal recently sat down with Lou Zacharilla from SSPI to discuss her summer plans and recent industry developments in this episode of the Better Satellite World Podcast.

Hogan Lovells Publications

Trump administration issues Executive Order encouraging space mining efforts

On April 6, 2020, President Donald J. Trump issued an Executive Order on Encouraging International Support for the Recovery and Use of Space Resources, focused on long-term exploration and...

Hogan Lovells Publications

Space Mining: The Australian Perspective

With the reality of space mining seemingly closer than ever, Australia joins the global conversation, backed by its industry leading mining expertise and experience.

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ADG Insights | The development of natural resources in outer space

Through ADG Insights, we share with you the top legal and political issues affecting the aerospace, defense, and government services (ADG) industry. Our ADG industry team monitors the...

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World Satellite Week brings smallsats and CSSMA to Paris

The Commercial Smallsat Spectrum Management Association (CSSMA) held its second meeting of 2019 in Paris on September 10, during World Satellite Business Week. CSSMA members...

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Smallsat 2019 highlights 2020 could shake out the Smallsat industry on multiple fronts

On August 3-8, the small satellite (“smallsat”) community flocked to Logan, Utah for Smallsat 2019. The conference drew nearly 3500 participants representing more than ...

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