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February 16th, 2018
 
 
Ariana 6's Vinci® Engine Passes 140 Tests that Include Some “Firsts”
The re-ignitable Vinci® engine will power the upper stage of Ariane 6, whose first flight is scheduled for 2020
 
NASA's New Horizons Zooms at 36,000 MPH and Releases Record-Breaking Photos from Beyond Pluto 
In two hours, New Horizons smashed a 27-year-old record set by Voyager 1 … twice.
 
Clyde Space's First Milestone End to End Mission for NSLComm ... Just the Beginning of an Orbiting Cluster
...set to deliver a full end-to-end mission service package, from spacecraft design, manufacture, launch, on orbit to operations to ...
 
The Broadband Service Plan by SpaceX Receives Endorsement from FCC Chairman
The firm's Microsat 2a and 2b are satellites are secondary payloads scheduled for launch from Vandenberg AFB this coming Saturday aboard a...
 
Adcole Maryland Aerospace-Built Kestrel Eye SmallSat for the U.S. Army and DoD Launches
The Kestrel Eye imaging satellite is the first on orbit demonstration of an envisioned Department of Defense (DoD) constellation that may someday...
 
NASA's Kodiak's Test Proves Self-Driving Robotic Servicer Can Extend Satellite's Lifespan
Once it locates its target, it can use dexterous robotic arms and software to autonomously grasp, refuel, and relocate a satellite.
 
Quika's New CFO has a Wealth of Experience ... He Will Manage Investor Relations
was CFO for MBI International Holdings ... that operates hotels and real-estate across Europe and the Middle East with assets in excess of $9 billion.
 
34th Space Symposium's 2018 Space Technology Hall of Fame® Inductees are Aluminum Alloy 398 and Miniaturized Laser Terminals
Mynaric's key contributions are miniaturized laser terminals that can be produced and sold at scale and which are
 
Skycasters Joins the Global VSAT Forum
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018, GVF is recognized as the collective voice of global satellite communications industry. The...
 
Planet's Ground Station in Inuvik May be Excised if License not Received
Planet has been caught in an unusual regulatory situation. The company applied for, and received, a radio frequency spectrum license from another ...
 
OHB to Bring Their 3D Printing Technologies to an ESA Study - Plus, a New Satellite Contract
Logistics and bringing needed items into space or onto a planetary surface remains as one of the major constraints in long-term human space...
 
Maxar Makes a Move
The firm states they will be creating more than 850 new jobs over the coming years at their new location. Currently, some 6,500 employees work ...
 
CopaSAT Acquires Eclipse Composite Engineering and Their Antenna Offerings
Designed to meet the rigorous standards of the U.S. military, Eclipse’s advanced composite hardware solutions have earned a leading reputation...