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August 19th, 2019
 
 
UPDATE: Rocket Lab Successfully Launches Their "Look Ma No Hands" Mission + USAF Comments
Rocket Lab's Lift-off of the Look Ma, No Hands mission occurred at 12:12 UTC on August 19, 2019, from the company's ...
 
Viasat Selects Blue Canyon Technologies to Build MILSATCOM Smallsat for USAF Test Mission
BCT announced plans on August 19 to build a 12-unit cubesat bus equipped with Viasat’s Link 16 terminal to be launched in 2020. U.S. military...
 
Forrester Reports: SoftBank Writes Down Stake in OneWeb
SoftBank, via its Vision Fund, has invested two major tranches of cash into OneWeb. As part of its initial funding, the company received around $1 billion...
 
New Space Technologies Being Sought by Amazon Web Services and Deloitte in the Gravity Challenge in Adelaide
The Gravity Challenge will bring together space thought leaders and businesses across eight industries to collaboratively solve real-world...
 
China's Inaugural Smart Dragon-1 Rocket Launch is Successful
The rocket, developed by the China Rocket Co. Ltd. affiliated to the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALVT), blasted off from the...
 
ISRO’s South Asia Satellite Ground Station in Bhutan is Inaugurated
Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) GSAT-9 communications satellite, popularly known as the South Asia Satellite, launched in 2017 was...
 
NASA Puts Alabama Center in Charge of Moon Lander Program, Drawing Texans’ Ire
To be fair, Texas is getting a piece of the action in NASA’s Artemis moon program as well: NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston
 
Iran Nears Completion of Their Pars 1 Satellite
Pars 1 is passing the final steps in SRI. He added that the research center is planning to design and produce remote sensing satellite Pars 2 and in...
 
FCC Dismisses ARRL, AMSAT Requests in Small Satellite Proceeding
suggested that the FCC adopt a “a bright line test” to define and distinguish satellites that should be permitted to operate under Amateur Satellite rules.
 
Seeking a PSLV Manufacturer is NewSpace India's Quest
The company will initially outsource five PSLVs — Indian rockets that can lift light payloads to LEO some 600 km in space. NSIL has called a pre-bid...
 
IoT Coverage Across Australia to Improve Thanks to Myriota and Optus Business Agreement
In a statement released on August 20, Myriota said the telco-nanosatellite agreement would offer low-cost, long battery life connectivity for millions of...
 
ULA's Vulcan Centaur Rocket to Launch Astrobotic Payloads to the Moon
Astrobotic’s Peregrine lunar lander will launch on a Vulcan Centaur rocket from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in ...
 
Metis Technology Solutions' New First VP of Space Programs ... He is Custom Made for the Job
he provided day-to-day management of three NASA projects at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA Ames and for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center