Recent Regulatory/Government News
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 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.
China's 20th Global Navigation Satellite is Launched
After it was launched close to midnight on Saturday, April 20, from the Xichang center in southwest China, the latest addition to the Beidou...
The Space Economy's Future to be Explored by ArianeGroup, HEC Paris and ESA
This collaborative venture will direct and oversee research projects focusing on value-creation in the space sector, high-potential...
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
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...
China's Chang'e-6 Mission to Solicit Payloads
The nation is offering to carry a total of 20 kg. solicited payloads, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA) this week...
Arianespace's Long History with Japan is Reignited with the Dawn of a New Era, Reiwa
Arianespace has signed 33 launch contracts in 33 years with Japanese satellite customers. Three more launches for Japan are scheduled
India’s DRDO Head Suggests Test Was Not a 'One-Off' and Outlines Counterspace Capability Ambitions
Reddy’s comments suggest that its March 2019 ASAT test was not a one-off, at least under the leadership of current Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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
ESA Opening Up to New Ideas for Addressing Space-Related Challenges
The Agency’s new Open Space Innovation Platform website is a streamlined entry point for novel ideas, both in response to specific...
Newtec Dialog® Hub Goes to New Heights Connecting Thousands of Bolivians
will now enjoy access to broadband as part of the government’s National Broadband Plan, which will serve the currently unserved Bolivian population
Satellite Research Center Launched to Advance the Australian Space Industry
The national SmartSat CRC will be headquartered at the University of South Australia and will bring together an A$190 million cash and in-kind...
Aussie's Defense Innovation Hub Grant to Fund Tests for Anti-Jitter Satellite Technology
“The stabilizing technology enables very fine pointing with as little jitter as possible, focusing on stars for long periods of time.”
FINAL UPDATE #14 — SpaceIL's and IAI's Historic Moon Landing Remains an Attempt — XPRIZE Awards $1 Million to SpaceIL
Minutes later Netanyahu took to the microphone again to promise, "Israel will land on the moon!"
Statement of Strategic Intent Signed Between Boeing and the Australian Space Agency
By 2030, Australia would like to grow the space market segment from AU$3.9 billion to AU$12 billion and double space industry employment from...