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July 1st, 2019
NASA, SMC, and a Peacekeeper Prepare for Flight Test of NASA's Ascent Abort-2 Mission
the launch vehicle, called the Abort Test Booster, powered by a refurbished Peacekeeper intercontinental ballistic missile solid rocket motor. 
No Small Matter ... L3Harris Technologies' Successful Merger
this now sixth largest defense company in the U.S., approximately $17 billion in revenue and 50,000 employees, including 20,000 engineers and scientists. 
Dress Rehearsal for Space and Missile Systems Center's Orion's First Ever Launch Abort System
“Over 50 years ago, a mission manager sat on this console using analog systems and vacuum tubes. Today, I will be using a digital computer system" 
SpaceX has Lost Communication with Three of Its 60 Starlink Satellites
“There is a lot of new technology here, so it’s possible that some of these satellites may not work,” Musk said.
Four RS-25 Engines Delivered to NASA by Aerojet Rocketdyne for the SLS Core Stage
The RS-25 engine, an advanced version of the Space Shuttle Main Engine, has a strong legacy of safely and reliably powering human spaceflight. All...
Arianespace Set for July 5 Launch of UAE's FalconEye1 EO Satellite
The FalconEye satellite is a high performance optical EO satellite system for the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates (UAEAF).
The SpaceX Plans for Launch of Starship ... 2021 is Target 
With a goal of reaching orbit as quickly as possible, Hofeller stated such could occur before the close of 2019 and that by the end of 2020, a full...
Metis Technology Solutions Makes SENSE ... Plays Major Role in NASA's Near-Earth Mission Services
Last week, Metis was selected as a subcontractor to Peraton, Inc., for NASA’s Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) work.
VT iDirect is Now ST Engineering iDirect
This brand harmonization allows for the incorporation of ST Engineering’s name recognition in the company's world-wide business activities and...
Thales Alenia Space to Build the SATRIA Satellite for Indonesian Consortium
Acting as prime contractor, Thales Alenia Space will deliver the Very High Throughput (VHTS) satellite based on its Spacebus NEO full electric...
Big Greek Agreement ...Thales Hellas and Thales Alenia Space's MoU with HSA for Future Space-Based EO
This MoU is built on the know-how of Thales Alenia Space and the historical presence of Thales Hellas which allowed collaboration with Greek industry.
Astrobotic to Develop MoonRanger with Carnegie Mellon University for NASA
The 13 kilogram autonomous rover, known as MoonRanger, is being developed to provide high fidelity 3D maps of the Moon’s surface in areas...