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August 7th, 2019
 
 
U.S. Air Force Experimental Smallsat Rideshare Payload will be Aboard the ULA AEHF-5 Launch Later this Week
The main payload is the fifth Lockheed Martin-built Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite, or AEHF-5. For this mission, the U.S. Air Force...
 
L1 - Weather Good So Far for Early Morning Launch of ULA's Atlas V 551 for Air Force's AEHF-5
AEHF is a joint-service satellite communications system providing survivable, global, secure, protected and jam-resistant communications for high-priority military assets.
 
SpaceX Successfully Launches Spacecom's AMOS-17 Satellite
The satellite’s digital processing capabilities provide connectivity between all of AMOS-17’s beams in all available bands in any combination.
 
The Aerospace Corporation's AeroCube-10 Smallsat Successfully Deployed
Each pair of AeroCube-10 1.5-unit cubesats measures 10 x 10 x 15 centimeters, and each unit in the pair has virtually identical shapes and...
 
U.S. Air Force Space Command's Pearl White Smallsats to be Launched by Rocket Lab
The launch will occur at the Rocket Lab Launch Complex-1 near Mahia, New Zealand. The program goal is to design, develop, launch and operate...
 
Euroconsult Reports Smallsat Markets Prospects Report
While the growth is led by large constellations such as OneWeb, SpaceX’s Starlink and Amazon’s Project Kuiper, the findings show that the smallsat ...
 
RBC Signals Rolls Out New X-Band Downlink Service for EO Satellite Operators
Designed as an affordable means for downlinking large data volumes, RBC Signals Xpress employs the robust and highly efficient RBC Signals global...
 
Orbital Debris Solutions to be Tested by TriSept, Rocket Lab and Tethers Unlimited
TriSept Corporation has signed comprehensive launch service agreements with Millennium Space Systems and Rocket Lab to support a unique...
 
NanoAvionics is Making Major Moves into the U.S.
In the competitive small satellite market, NanoAvionics is growing rapidly. In the last year, the company has doubled its staff and revenues jumped four...
 
Launch from Scotland Planned for 2022 by In-Space Missions via Orbex Prime Launch Vehicle
Faraday-2b will be the largest of In-Space’s commercial Early Service/In-Orbit Demonstrator (IOD) missions to date. Its space-as-a-service Faraday...
 
Web Industries' Center of Excellence for Thermal Insulation to Open in 2020
The 10,000-square-foot Center will support Web’s strategy of providing a broad array of thermal insulation products for space/satellite applications...
 
Massive Overtime ... Fifty Million Successful Operating Hours in Space for Northrop Grumman's HRG Sensor
The HRG is a key element in Northrop Grumman’s Scalable Space Inertial Reference Unit (SSIRU™), a navigation system providing...
 
Solar Production to be Increased by Alta Devices for Smallsat Applications
Solar is the single most expensive hardware component in a smallsat. Alta Devices has developed proprietary equipment to mass produce its thin film...
 
HawkEye 360 Garners Millions In Series B Financing
With this Series B financing, HawkEye 360 will focus on scaling its business to provide the fastest and most relevant RF analytics in the market to...
 
Samsung and KT Sky Life Transmit 8K Video Data Successfully via Satellite
The H.265 standard was employed, which is 50% more efficient than the H.264 standard, to compress the video data. The data was then transmitted...
 
Get Ready, Get Set ... GO-1... Arianespace's Fast Track, Shorter Ride, to Geosynchronous Equatorial Orbit
most of such launches depend on a lead customer who could delay the flight, this offers each customer and satellite a ‘place of honor’ aboard the flight
 
U.S. DoD Awards Contracts to United Launch Services and Northrop Grumman
This modification provides for launch vehicle production services for National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Launch Mission Three, the last of..