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July 9th, 2018
 
 
Proposal from China to Roscosmos for a Joint China-Russia, World-Encompassing, Satellite Communications System
The Chinese delegation, which arrived in Moscow to get acquainted with the new leadership of Roscosmos, presented, among other things, its...
 
EUMETSAT Council Approves Funding
The EUMETSAT-funded activities will be contracted through ESA, as additional tasks to the contract already covering the development of the two...
 
Thermal Protection System Installed on NASA's Parker Solar Probe
A mission 60 years in the making, Parker Solar Probe will make a historic journey to the Sun’s corona, a region of the solar atmosphere. With the help...
 
MILSATCOM and SATCOM Global Markets to 2025 Report and Analysis Just Published by Market Forecast
The traditional focus in this market is for expanded data transfer rate capacity on demand, and the efforts are to migrate from sparse, terrestria...
 
Georgia Tech's US$1.2 Million Project with Xenesis and NASA/JPL Endorsement to Expand Space-to-Ground Communications
Through this architecture, a company, EO mission or global operator will compete on a level playing field for the first time since Sputnik.
 
Maritime Comms Agreement Navigated Into Place for Bangladesh's First Satellite
As per the agreement, with the help of the satellite, all the country’s ships and vessels navigating through the country’s rivers and seas will be able to...
 
Hybrid Launcher Propulsion Motor Successfully Tested by Nammo
Over a burn time of about 40 seconds, the motor generated 30 kN of thrust, an equivalent of over 40 kN of thrust in vacuum. This is enough to propel a...
 
Exotrail Garners Prestigious Award for SmallSat Constellation Services Development
a vision of a new economy in Space that will improve and empower the quality of life for all mankind and the company anticipates that the next five years will 
 
DigitalGlobe Names Edwards as a Vice President
Edwards was most recently Corporate Director of Space, Intelligence and Cyber at Northrop Grumman, where he spent the past 11 years. Previously, he had a distinguished career in the U.S. Air Force...
 
ST Engineering and Radiflow Collaborate to Seriously Address Cybersecurity Attacks of Critical Information Infrastructures 
strong demand for industrial cybersecurity solutions across all critical infrastructure sectors more than doubling the sales of its threat detection tools 
 
On Orbit SmallSat Uses Blue Canyon's XACT Attitude Control System for Pointing Accuracy
The 6U cubesat, which was deployed into LEO in November of 2017, has already demonstrated the ability of miniaturized technology to operate...
 
The Jettison Motor for Orion All Set for Crew Escape System Test by Aerojet Rocketdyne
AA-2 is a full-stress test of NASA’s Orion LAS, which includes the Jettison Motor built by Aerojet Rocketdyne.  The Orion Jettison Motor is used to...
 
China Launches Two Satellites for Pakistan
The PRSS-1 is China's first optical remote sensing satellite sold to Pakistan and the 17th satellite developed by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) for...
 
Investment and a Long-Term Collaboration Signed Between Virgin Orbit and SITAEL
LauncherOne’s unique capabilities as an air-launched rocket potentially unlock the opportunity to conduct orbital launches from Italian soil. In the coming months...
 
In-Orbit Servicing: Here to Stay? A Free, NSR Webinar
This webinar assesses the emerging in-orbit servicing industry, plus an in-depth look at satellite life extension market potential.
 
IMT Vislink's New System Provides Situational Video to Unlimited Viewers on Any Network Connection
TSM-2020 offers video to an unlimited number of observers to view over any network connection; wired ethernet, WiFi, IP satellite and IP cellular.
 
EarthWatch Launched by DigitalGlobe
Using EarthWatch, commercial customers will have access to a comprehensive suite of DigitalGlobe products, including fresh satellite...
 
Aerospace's New GM of Communication Technologies and Engineering Division, and She's Already On Board 
awarded one of Aerospace’s top honors, The President’s Award, for crucial analysis of alternatives for the Hubble Space Telescope Servicing and Repair 
 
Galileo's GPS Receives an International 'Quick Fix' Via the ISS and ESA/NASA Collaboration
The algorithm for the SCaN Testbed had to account for the Galileo and GPS satellites moving at orbital velocity, as well as the ISS, too.