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August 15th, 2018
 
 
EXOS Aerospace SARGE Launch Scheduled
EXOS has completed the design, build, and test of their latest platform, completed fully integrated hover testing, received their Launch License, and ...
 
Sierra Nevada Corporation's Hardware is Critical for Mission to the Sun NASA’s Parker Solar Probe 
Space weather can have negative impacts on satellites, harm humans in space and affect power systems and communications on Earth.
 
UTIAS-SFL Students Win Significant Awards for their Technical Papers
Robert Magner won first place and a $10,000 check for his paper entitled, “Extending Target Tracking Capabilities through Trajectory and Momentum Setpoint Optimization.” Placing second...
 
Chinese Commercial Rocket Firms Gain Financing and Plan Launches
The funding was led by CICC Jiatai (Tianjin) Equity Investment Fund and followed by FinTrek Capita, while its shareholders like China Merchants...
 
Satellite Innovation — THE Meeting Place for Satellite Executives and Professionals
New for 2018 — Satellite Innovation will host brief, intensive updates on important new and advanced technologies. These concise presentations...
 
China's 'Satellite Savior' Spacecraft Said to Salvage Falling Satellites
provide attitude control assistance and push the device back into its proper trajectory, giving it about a decade of additional service life.
 
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Provides the Eyes of NASA's Parker Solar Probe with a WISPR 
"Space weather is important for civilians, the Navy and all militaries. We need it and depend on it.” 
 
The U.S. Army's Contract for $522 Million GATRs or the Military Procures Inflatable Satellite Antennas
antenna system has become the Warfighter's choice, for ground use in military situations in remote areas, quick deploys, or in harsh weather 
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne's Two Successes... RS-25 Engine Tests Upgrades and Cost Reduction
The 3-D printed Pogo, which is about the size of a beach ball, continued to perform as designed during the test series
 
International Astronautical Congress 2018 Will Open Doors to Everyone on Public Day
Along with the many satellites space debris or junk has increased to about 750,000 objects larger than 1 cm!
 
NSR's Revelation ... Maritime SATCOM Market will Double Over Next 10 Years
Doubling over the next 10 years, Maritime SATCOM Markets are in a growth-phase.