Practice

Space and Satellite

Hogan Lovells is a cutting-edge, end-to-end strategic legal practice for satellite system operators, investors, manufacturers, or other transaction parties. We work with those involved in “traditional” space, NewSpace, and government procurements, around the world.

Representative experience

Advising Airbus in connection with the formation of a complex, strategic joint venture with OneWeb for a 900 satellite constellation.

Advising Orbital Sciences Corporation on its US$5bn merger of equals transaction with Alliant Techsystems (ATK), forming Orbital ATK.

The Government of Mexico in its most significant telecommunications and satellite investment 3 satellite MSS and FSS end-to-end procurement.

Visiona Tecnologia Espacial S.A., a Brazilian satellite joint venture of Telebras and Embraer, for procurement of satellite and launch services.

BRI Bank Rakyat Indonesia in their first procurement of a satellite and launch services.

Columbia Capital in a broad array of U.S. and global satellite investment and portfolio company deployments.

S-band satellite provider Omnispace in its global commercial and strategic agreements, as well as regulatory matters.

Omniearth, a startup satellite earth observation and data analytics company, on its financing, commercial, and strategic activities.

Allied Minds in connection with satellite and commercial contracts for Hawkeye 360 and BridgeSat.

Representation of StarGroup (formerly Telecomvera) in its new satellite services in Mexico, in strategic space segment and ground system acquisitions.

Representation of Lockheed Martin’s GEOshare, a new satellite offering for customized payloads, access to orbital slots, delivery in-orbit, and shared architecture.

Gogo in connection with satellite service agreements involving satellite operators, aircraft manufacturers, and airline operators.

Advising global launch services clients, both as launch providers and purchasers of launch services.

Awards and Rankings

Hogan Lovells partner Randy Segal honored by Space & Satellite Professionals International as 2018 Mentor of the Year

Washington D. C., 20 September 2018 – Space & Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) has named Hogan Lovells partner Randy Segal as its 2018 Mentor of the Year. The award...

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Published Works

The development of natural resources in outer space Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law

The extraction of natural resources from outer space sources – once the stuff of science fiction – is closer than ever to becoming a reality, as several entities pursue the best ...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Space Policy Directive - 2, streamlining regulations on commercial use of space ADG Alert

On 24 May 2018, continuing on his commitment to reform certain outdated U.S. space industry policies, President Trump signed the new Space Policy Directive - 2 (the Directive). This new...

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Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

National Spectrum Management Association Conference

Tony Lin presented on "Spectrum Solutions for Small Satellites" at the 2018 annual National Spectrum Management Association conference.

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