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Amid Worry Over Space Wars, America Already has Tools to Shoot Down Satellites
Russia and China, too, have anti-satellite technologies. They are including space in the future war plans.
Video Appears to Show SpaceX's New Spaceship for NASA Exploding During a Safety Test
On Sunday, an unverified video on Twitter claimed to show the space capsule exploding during the test.
The Latest Lost Satellite is Now Space Junk that Could Put Other Spacecraft at Risk
“It’s a big problem, because now basically you have a floating bomb in GEO,”
The Pentagon is Investing in Space Robots to Repair Satellites
robots offer the best bet for inspecting and repairing high-altitude satellites, especially with the number of satellites set to skyrocket due to a budding
How This NASA Telescope is Defending the Earth From Asteroids
about 20,000 near-Earth objects have flitted in and out of our neighborhood in recent decades—almost 900 of which were more than 3,200 feet across.
The Intelsat-29e Satellite Announced as a Total Loss
A failure review board has been convened by Intelsat with the satellite’s manufacturer, Boeing, to complete a comprehensive analysis of the cause...
Successful Berthing of Northrop Grumman's Cygnus Spacecraft with the ISS
While his crewmates had flown to space on previous missions, Chaffee had not yet traveled to space. The naming of Cygnus in honor of his memory ...
Renesas Electronics' First Fantastic Plastic ... Controller and Driver for Smallsats and Launch Vehicles
As private ‘new space’ companies have begun launching smallsats to form large constellations that operate in multiple low Earth orbit (LEO) planes ...
Blue Origin Signs Agreement with NASA for Historic Test Stand Use at Marshall Space Flight Center
Under a Commercial Space Launch Act agreement, Blue Origin will upgrade and refurbish Test Stand 4670, at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center...
Success as Northrop Grumman's Antares™ Rocket Launches Its Largest Cargo Load to ISS for NASA
confirmed reliable communications have been established and the solar arrays are deployed, providing the necessary electrical power to operate
Provisional Certification from the WTA for Two U.S. Electrodynamics Teleports
Since 1985, USEI headquartered in Brewster, Washington, has been providing government, commercial and private satellite and terrestrial...
RBC Signals Ensures an Increase of Space Communication Services for SpaceQuest's THEA and BRIO
Even though SpaceQuest operates its own ground station they engaged RBC Signals to increase the number of daily communication opportunities with their spacecraft.
Poland and USSTRATCOM Agree to Share Space Services and Data
“Agreements like this one, between responsible nations, are critical to setting norms that encourage peaceful space operations.”
DoD Defense Innovation Unit and Space and Missile Systems Center Awards Project to ATLAS Space Operations
The competitively awarded rapid prototyping program will run for 12 months and will deliver a complete satellite communications platform tailored to the...
Forrester Reports: $500 Million in Funding Being Sought by SpaceX
According to a regulatory filing, Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies is the vehicle, and the target for the cash is the company’s...
SpaceX Raising $500 Million from Investors
The company run by Elon Musk has agreed on financing terms with existing shareholders and new investor Baillie Gifford & Co., who will pay...
University of Texas Students Develop Software to Help Satellites Seek Objects
part of a NASA project to design small spacecrafts that can fly around larger ones carrying humans to conduct damage inspections or provide servicing
Forrester Reports: SpaceX Rocket Tips Into the Atlantic Ocean
The rocket had formed the central portion of a three rocket assembly which launched Arabsat 6A last week and had landed on the barge in a textbook...
Kepler Communications and Magellan Aerospace Sign to Keep Kepler Satellite's Temp Stable with Smart Radiator
With the SRD, Kepler will be able to keep the spacecraft in the “Goldilocks Zone”: not too hot, not too cold.
Breakthrough Directional Coupler Debuts from KRYTAR
KRYTAR’s new directional coupler, Model 1100110010, offers some of widest frequency coverage using on the market. This new directional...