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AFVentures Awards Solstar Space SBIR Phase 1 Contract

AFVentures Awards Solstar Space SBIR Phase 1 Contract

Integration of Solstar’s Critical Data Relay on satellites to demonstrate viability of crucial continuous communications for spacecraft in LEO orbit.

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Solstar Space Company responds to spaceflight communication ‘blackout’

Solstar Space Company responds to spaceflight communication ‘blackout’

In light of today’s Boeing Starliner launch and subsequent mission malfunctions, I wanted to address the issue of space communication and the need to provide alternative options to the current NASA satellite systems...

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Solstar Space Company’s Schmitt Space Communicator accepted into Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum collection

Solstar Space Company’s Schmitt Space Communicator accepted into Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum collection

Solstar Space Company’s Schmitt Space Communicator has been accessioned into the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum’s collection. Dr. Martin Collins, curator of...

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ISPCS 2018 – WiFi in Space – Brian Barnett

ISPCS 2018 – WiFi in Space – Brian Barnett

The ISPCS is one of the most prestigious commercial space conferences, and I was honored to have been chosen to speak...

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Solstar podcast appearances


Brian is the CEO of Solstar Space Company where they are working to create a ‘Space Wide Web’ to connect everything in space, to everyone on Earth. Solstar’s mission is to build and create the tools necessary to enable 24/7 secure, economical...

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Solstar Space Co. is striving to create a 'Space Wide Web' to connect everything in space, to everything on Earth. On April 29th, 2018, Solstar demonstrated the first commercial two-way data and wi-fi hotspot service in space and sent the first Tweet from space...

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Brian Barnett, Solstar, CEO, shares his keys to success, lessons learned along the way and how he has scaled past the plateaus in this...

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Solstar CEO, M. Brian Barnett, interviews Charlie Walker who became the world's first commercial astronaut when he flew on three Space Shuttle flights as an employee of the former...

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M. Brian Barnett is a serial entrepreneur with 33 years’ experience in commercial space, the mobile satellite services industry, as an aerospace technologist at NASA, and at KPMG Consulting as a management consultant...

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