Recent Regulatory/Government News
United States Enlists Thales’ Advanced Ground Segment Technology to Respond to Distress Signals
MEOLUT Next is the only solution in the world capable of processing second-generation beacons in real-time.
Russia to Err on Side of Caution ... Conducting Unmanned Launches Before Sending Up Manned Mission
The Soyuz rocket will be launched only after the inquiry has identified the causes of the emergency and measures have been taken to prevent ...
Thales Alenia Space Contracted by ESA for Galileo GMS and GSF Development
This contract, amounting to approximately 324 million euros, will also include maintenance of the currently deployed operational versions. The main goal...
Two Launches in the Works for Arianespace: BepiColombo for October 19 and NAOS in 2022
Performed prior to each Arianespace flight, the launch readiness review validated the “go” status of the Ariane 5 ECA launcher version,...
United Launch Alliance's Moment in the Sun ... Statement Following Successful AEHF-4 Launch
Air Force payloads into orbit from GPS to WGS, and SBIRS to AEHF and ULA’s 100 percent launch success has directly contributed to our national security.
ULA's Atlas Rocket Shone Brightly in the Night with the Launch of AEHF-4 for U.S.A.F.
real-time video, battlefield maps and targeting data will be provided by the satellite to help support military communications.
Thales Alenia Space Tests Stratobus'™ Solar Modules and Scores
safely above regular air traffic, performs a wide range of missions, including observation, surveillance and telecommunications, with a service life of five years.
The First Satellite Totally Developed in the UAE is Ready for Launch from Japan
increasing efforts to develop this sector by promoting innovation and enhancing the skills of Emirati youth.
U.S. Coast Guard Awards AIS Contract to FLIR Systems
The indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a ceiling value of $9.9 million to provide second-generation Automatic Identification System (AIS) transponders...
Harris and L3 Technologies to Form Largest Merger in Defense History to Combine in 'Merger of Equals'
"we are confident in our ability to realize $500 million of annual gross cost synergies and $3 billion of free cash flow by year three.”
China Launches Two More Beidou Navigation Satellites
A Long March 3B rocket with a Yuanzheng-1 upper stage lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China at 04:23 universal time...
Thales Alenia Space and OHB System AG Unite for PLATO a Cosmic Vision
Unlike the previous missions, CoRot and Kepler, it will offer the unique ability to carry out stable, wide-field observations of bright stars over a very long
Maxar Plans to Go Domestic ... for U.S. Domestication
Maxar will continue to list its shares on both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Maxar does not anticipate any...
RUAG Space Does Double Duty ... Steers BepiColombo to Mercury and is the 'Brain' of the Ariane Rocket
Also, the “brain” or on-board computers of the Ariane rocket, was produced by RUAG Space.
Emergency! Expedition 57's Astronauts' Harrowing, Life-Threatening Return Trip to Baikonur
"The boys have landed," Mission Control assured the space station crew.
XTAR Provides High Data Rates for a SATCOM on the Move Even When the Going Gets Wet
demonstration was 38.2 MHz with bandwidth efficiency of 0.73 bits/Hz, as heavy rain began to fall, the satellite link held strong.
Bringing Home the Dirt as Thales Alenia Space Collaborates to Return to Mars for Samples
Life on Mars cannot be excluded as water has already flowed on its surface, and minerals that only form in the presence of water have been discovered.
EnerSys®'s ABSL™ Lithium-ion Battery on Track to Track Measurements on NASA's Parker Solar Probe
Parker Solar Probe zips past the sun at 125 miles per second with a carbon-composite heat shield that withstands up to 2,500 degrees Fahrenheit
Satellite Interference Reduction Group and Intelligence-Sec to Host Event in Asia
As more satellites are launched there is an ever increasing issue of satellite interference that is sometimes unintentional, and other times it's not so much.
Maxar’s SSL's Portfolio Potential Includes Innovative Solutions with DoD and Other U.S. Government's Agencies
SSL is eligible to compete for multiple future awards over the five-year ordering period of the contract, up to a cumulative value of $750 million.