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July 31st, 2017
 
 
Iridium — Ten NEXTs Scheduled by SpaceX for End of September
SpaceX selected the September 30th launch date based on rocket and Vandenberg Air Force Base range availability. SpaceX’s targeted launch...
 
Iran Rocket Blows Up Shortly After Liftoff, Iran Mum on the Matter 
intelligence assessments on Friday confirmed yet another failure by the Islamic Republic in its mission to place an operational satellite into orbit —something Tehran has never done before
 
Soyuz MS-05 Launches on Way to the ISS to Study Stars, Fruit Flies, Bones and Hearts
The crew will orbit Earth four times en route to the spacecraft’s arrival and docking to the space station’s Rassvet module. View it live ...
 
Rocket Momo is a No Go ... First Rocket Built by Private Japanese Company
"Before the contact has been lost, we have succeeded to obtain the information about ..."
 
Two Moon Missions in 2018 on ISRO's 'To Do' List
Considered the new kid on the block in the multi-billion dollar world launcher market, aims to set
 
Israel's Dual Satellites to Launch This Week
Israel is also working on a new flagship project with the Italian space agency — the Shalom satellite — which is hyper-spectral, meaning the...
 
Breakthrough Initiatives — The World's Smallest Satellite Is Launched...
On June 23, a number of prototype “Sprites” — the world’s smallest fully functional space probes, built on a single circuit board — achieved LEO...
 
AsiaSat's AsiaSat-9 Set for Impactful Push at Baikonur
AsiaSat 9, Asia ’s next-generation satellite, will replace AsiaSat 4 at 122 degrees East longitude. Designed with innovative and cutting edge features...
 
NASA + JPL - Historic 40 Years of Spatial Investigations Upcoming for Voyager 1 and Voyager 2
Their story has not only impacted generations of current and future scientists and engineers, but also Earth’s culture, including film, art and music.
 
Britain's MoD + Airbus' Skynet 6 MILSATCOM Contract Awarded
The single source contract will have Airbus work on the manufacture, assembly, integration, test and launch of the new Brit MILSATCOM system...
 
Peraton - Former Harris Government Services Business Now Has An Official Name
Peraton is based on the idea that the operations the company supports are essential to national security.
 
Bridge Technologies + Mediatech - Getting Products Rep'd In Hong Kong and Macau
Mediatech’s customers in Hong Kong and the surrounding regions include TV broadcasters, cable operators, telecom service providers, post-production facilities...
 
IAC 2017 - Musk To Address Attendees In Adelaide
The 68th International Astronautical Congress will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre in South Australia from September 25 to 29 and is set to...
 
Kratos and Arabsat's Compass to Guide Ground Ops
Compass network monitoring and control (M&C) will help Arabsat scale its international operations by automating, and more effectively managing...
 
Thaicom and iSat Africa - SATCOM Services for Africa
Under the agreement, Thaicom will provide Internet Protocol (IP) connectivity via the THAICOM 6 satellite in the case of fiber network outages...
 
U of Arizona - Leading Global Exercise on Response to Asteroid Threat
Vishnu Reddy, assistant professor of planetary science at the University of Arizona’s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, made a suggestion...
 
Kiwi's Rocket Lab's Moon Landing by Year's End Still Hopeful ... Fingers Crossed
However, that will depend on as yet unproven technology to work.
 
Busek - Gridded Ion Technology Empowers the BIT-3 Ion Thruster System for Smallsats
The BIT-3 iodine thruster system is capable of generating more than two kilometers per second (4,474 MPH) of delta-v for 6U cubesats, opening the...
 
UK Students Seeking Space Junk Satellite Solutions ... Plan to Gather Data
Astronauts' tools and dead satellites are among millions of pieces of human-made trash in orbit.