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December 19th, 2018
 
 
Acquisition of Globecomm Now Completed by Speedcast
Globecomm has a multi-network infrastructure in over 100 countries and the acquisition strengthens Speedcast’s global leadership enhanced...
 
Viasat's Network Encryptor is Upgraded for MILGOV Customers
The upgraded KG-142 supports the shift to cloud-centered communications, providing added flexibility for customers and significantly reducing the size...
 
Scrubbed Due to High Ground Winds... Rescheduled ULA's Delta IV Heavy's Launch of NROL-71
The payload is believed to be the first in a new series of KH-11 reconnaissance satellites.
 
Blue Origin Scrubs Tuesday's Launch of New Shepard with Experiments to be Conducted in Microgravity
is an essential program for researchers providing access to microgravity for technology development. 
 
Lockheed Martin Space Receives $7Million AEHF Satellite Contract Adjustment from the DoD
The contract modification is for Space Vehicle 5 Liquid Apogee Engine (LAE) 4-corners testing request for equitable adjustment. Work for this effort... 
 
No GPS III Launch Today — SpaceX Delays Until Wednesday, December 19, 2018
The reason offered for the postponement is that an onboard computer within the Falcon 9 launch vehicle signaled the launch termination — no...
 
Kratos Gets the Nod for C5ISR Development
Kratos’ C5ISR Modular Systems business specializes in the rapid development, demonstration and fielding of affordable products, hardware...
 
And Now... Another Launch Delay for Today, December 18, 2018
Unfavorable high-altitude wind conditions above the Spaceport launch site in French Guiana has resulted in a 24-hour delay for Arianespace’s Flight....
 
Sierra Nevada's Dream Chaser Spacecraft Passes NASA's Integration Review 4
Many critical parts of the orbital vehicle are already complete, built and being tested, including major structural components, thermal protection...
 
Brazil's National Institute for Space Research Awards Spaceflight with Launch Contract
The contract award is the culmination of a multi-year, highly competitive government procurement process among global launch providers...
 
One Year After the Contract the Prometheus is Testing its Liquid Oxygen-Methane Engine
aim is to be able to produce future liquid propellant engines at a unit cost which is 10 times less than the cost of building the Vulcain®2 type engine