Better Satellite World



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The modern world literally runs on satellite – from data networks and TV to Internet, agriculture, energy and transport – though far too few people know it.  The commercial satellite industry is now attracting a new generation of entrepreneurs and investors dedicated to lowering launch costs, downsizing spacecraft, servicing them in orbit and delivering ubiquitous connectivity at competitive prices. The Better Satellite World campaign shows the world why our industry, though often invisible, is indispensable to modern life, through powerful stories and videos that depict space and satellite technologies contributing to the economy, society and sustainability of planet Earth.

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Featured Videos

Is There a Satellite Inside?

Did you know that satellites are “hiding in plain sight” all around the Earth, working behind the scenes to bring you television, weather updates and even breakfast?

Sponsored by Hunter Communications

Mission to the Future

In the past, people visited space for a few days, or stayed longer but remained close to Earth. In the future, humanity will build a new economy and society in space.

Sponsored by Blue Origin

The Road to Space

Like the European explorers of the past, satellite companies unravel the mysteries of space to make life better on Earth every day.

Sponsored by Hunter Communications with additional support from Artel, Peraton, RKF Engineering and SES

The Digital River

In Mexico today, more than 1.8 million people in rural communities can go online, thanks to satellite.

Sponsored by Viasat with additional support from Isotropic Networks


Better Satellite World episodes feature conversations with people whose work in space & satellite make a stronger economy, a better society and a more sustainable planet. They demonstrate why space technology is indispensable to modern life.

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The Better Satellite World Awards Dinner

The Better Satellite Awards Dinner is a celebration of the enormous contributions of the satellite industry to the economy, safety, security, governance, development and health of the planet. Find out more about the Dinner here!

With Thanks to Our Corporate Partners

Better Satellite World Origins

The Better Satellite World campaign began with this video, aired for the first time on March 17, 2015 at the SSPI Gala:

What Has a Satellite Done for You Lately?

Support the Better Satellite World Campaign

Support the campaign by sponsoring an individual story and video produced by SSPI. For greater impact, step up to become a campaign Patron or Leader and SSPI will produce a story and video about your company’s technology and services contributing to a better world. Depending on how you chose to sponsor, recognition in stories and videos generates up to 375,000 gross impressions across the industry over six months.


The Better Satellite World campaign was created by the Space & Satellite Professionals International in partnership with