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Dr Jennifer Stone joins ManSat 15 years after winning the company’s first scholarship to the NASA United Space School

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

ManSat Ltd has appointed Manxwoman Dr Jennifer Stone as Regulatory Affairs Manager – 15 years after she was awarded the company’s inaugural scholarship to the NASA United Space School. Initially educated at Ashley Hill Primary School, Jennifer was an A-level student at St Ninian’s High School when she won the scholarship to spend two weeks […]

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ISLE OF MAN RANKED NUMBER THREE IN THE WORLD AS A CENTRE FOR COMMERCIAL SATELLITE FILING

ISLE OF MAN RANKED NUMBER THREE IN THE WORLD AS A CENTRE FOR COMMERCIAL SATELLITE FILING

| October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

According to independent research just released, the Isle of Man now ranks as the third biggest player in the world, behind only the UK and the USA, as the jurisdiction of choice for commercial geostationary satellite operators. Among British Crown Dependencies and Overseas Territories, the Isle of Man holds first place, ahead of jurisdictions including […]

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Stuart McIntosh joins Board of Advisors at ManSat

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

ManSat is pleased to announce that KPMG Senior Telecommunications Advisor Stuart McIntosh has joined the ManSat Advisory Board. Stuart is a leading expert in the areas of international telecoms strategy, policy and economic regulation, all of which are highly relevant to ManSat’s rapidly developing business. Before joining KPMG, he was a board member at Ofcom, […]

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Ian Sanders takes over from Ian Jarritt as ManSat CFO

| June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ian Sanders has been named as the new Chief Financial Officer at ManSat Ltd, the Isle of Man company which provides specialist regulatory services to international satellite operators.  He replaces Ian Jarritt, who retired at the end of April after 14 years working with the company. Ian Jarritt remains on the ManSat Main Board as […]

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Opportunity for sixth-form students to win a place at NASA Space School this summer

| January 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sixth-form students in the Isle of Man have a chance to win a place at the NASA United Space School in Houston, Texas this summer. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the first ManSat scholarship to the Space School and the competition is once again open to Year 12 students from the Island’s high […]

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ManSat looks to the future and boosts Board of Advisors with addition of Daffner, Potter and Rigolle

| January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

ManSat Limited today announced the addition of three new members to its Advisory Board: Mr. Gregg Daffner of Hong Kong, Mr. Michael Potter of Texas and Mr. Mark Rigolle of Luxembourg. Each new member of ManSat’s Board of Advisors is an experienced satellite and telecommunications industry leader in their own right and all bring added […]

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Manx company chairing business panels at leading international space program in Canada

Manx company chairing business panels at leading international space program in Canada

| June 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Isle of Man firm ManSat will have the honour of chairing the two business panel discussions at the International Space University’s annual Space Studies Program, taking place in Montreal, Canada, this week. The first panel, on June 23rd, focuses on ‘Entrepreneurial Space’, with the second, two days later, on the ‘Business of Space’. ManSat CEO […]

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Manxman Chris Stott appointed President of SSPI

Manxman Chris Stott appointed President of SSPI

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

ManSat Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chris Stott has been appointed President of the Society of Satellite Professionals International, the satellite industry’s largest global professional association. The announcement was made last week in Washington DC during the industry’s largest annual gathering, the Satellite 2014 conference. Chris, who has been a member of the SSPI for […]

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Students find ‘Spirit of Innovation’ to soar into global semi final

Students find ‘Spirit of Innovation’ to soar into global semi final

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

A team of sixth-form students from the Isle of Man has won a place in the semi-final of a prestigious global competition founded by late Apollo Astronaut, Pete Conrad. The five members of Victrix, Joel Harrop, Andy Hopkinson, Calum Johnson, Liam Cain and Liam Dawson, who attend QEII High School in Peel, are busy preparing […]

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Sixth-form students set for Nasa Space School

Sixth-form students set for Nasa Space School

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two sixth-form students from the Isle of Man will take their place this summer alongside students from 21 other countries at NASA’s United Space School. Christopher Clarke-Halewood from Castle Rushen High School and Alex Eaton from Queen Elizabeth II High School have won scholarships at the two-week space school in Houston, Texas. Working in close […]

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