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January 2nd, 2019
 
 
Kratos Selected for Multi Projects ... Total $65 Million Attributed to a Technology Renaissance
Kratos products support more than 85 percent of United States space missions, and are used by more than 75 percent of global satellite operators.
 
SSL Congratulates NASA on Their Combined 2018 Accomplishments ... Together to the Moon, Mars, and Beyond
These two pioneering spacecraft recently wrote history as the only human-made objects to go beyond our sun’s reach into interstellar space.
 
Russia Ramps Up for Two Soyuz Launches of UK Satellites in First Quarter of 2019
will arrive at the spaceport in mid-January to begin preparing Fregat for fueling and installing the equipment for placing OneWeb satellites on it.
 
Acquisition: Bradford Space Brings Deep Space Industries Into Their Fold
Bradford Space has its own green propulsion systems for spacecraft, courtesy of the firm's 2017 acquisition of ECAPS, a Swedish company that...
 
South Africa's Two Small Satellites Sent Soaring to Monitor Marine Ships and Detect Forest Fires
There were 26 contract satellites aboard Thursday’s rocket, including some from Japan, Germany, Spain and the United States.
 
U.S. SATCOM Services Are Unsecured ... Military Vulnerable As Well
The central piece of the cyber security upgrade is anti-jam communications software — called the Protected Tactical Waveform
 
Aloha! Alaska Warms Up to Small Satellite Launch Facility in Hawaii 
he’s aware spaceport proposals have a fraught history on Hawaii Island, where community concerns about safety and environmental impacts have ...
 
All Sat Communications Supplied Ocean Signal Man Overboard Devices for Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race
MOB1 transmits the first alert within 15 seconds to all AIS receivers and AIS-enabled plotters in the vicinity and the DSC alarm on the vessel’s VHF radio
 
China's Year's End Blast with Launch of Seven Satellites
The six Yunhai-2 satellites will be used to study atmospheric environment, monitor space environment, prevent and reduce disasters, and ...
 
Russia's Plesetsk Spaceport to Prepare Launch Pad for Angara Rocket in May 
The heavy-lift Angara rocket was fired off for the first time in December 2014
 
Satellite Imagery to Increase Island Monitoring by Japan
The government is worried the nation’s territorial waters could shrink if such islands become permanently submerged due to erosion by waves or other ...
 
ORBCOMM Loses Their OG1 Satellite
The firm is investigating the reason behind the loss of the satellite with the breakup resulting in producing some 34 trackable objects...
 
Butane-Propelled GomX-4B Smallsat Mission Success for ESA and Manufacturer GomSpace
GomX-4B used its butane cold gas propulsion system to maneuver away from its twin, flying up to 4,500 km. away in a fixed geometry — a limit set ...
 
First Smallsat Rideshare on an ISRO PSLV for Spire Smallsats is Signed by NanoRacks
Polar orbit opportunities come in addition to NanoRacks’ market leadership in LEO, which includes smallsat deployments from the...
 
Comtech EF Data Enhances Their Satellite Modem and Optimization Portfolio
Comtech EF Data is the industry’s only satellite modem vendor that develops and manufactures an end-to-end portfolio of optimizers and...