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.

Featured Videos

Where’s My Stuff?

Companies with serious mobile assets and equipment in the field need their own “find my phone” feature. And they have one thanks to satellite.

Sponsored by Globalstar with additional support from ManSat

The Siberian Connection

Siberians don’t let their challenging climate slow them down. A little bit of satellite makes sure that distance doesn’t either.

Sponsored by Hughes with additional support from AvL Technologies and Artel

When Disaster Strikes

When disaster strikes, connections fail. Without connections, how do you start responding? You start with satellite.

Sponsored by Knight Sky with additional support from SES and The SPACECONNECTION

Smart Disaster Recovery

When disaster strikes, aid groups and governments put rescue and recovery plans into action. Donations and plans are good – but one more thing is needed: information.

Sponored by with additional support from GovSat, Hughes and Speedcast Government

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?

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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!


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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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