Recent Regulatory/Government News
EU Maritime Safety Agency Awards Managed Connectivity Services Contract to SES
These maritime surveillance activities supported by SES Networks are aimed at improving maritime security and safety operations, as well as response to...
Arianespace Closes With Open Cosmos and Seals the Deal for Launching Turnkey CubeSat's
delivers solutions for tackling global challenges and specializes in missions for small, low-cost satellites (up to 50 kg.), with short lead times less than a year.
Pentagon: China, Russia Developing Satellite-Killing Lasers
Pentagon says both countries are likely developing an arsenal of anti-satellite weaponry including missiles, cyber attacks and 'directed energy weapons,
Pentagon Review Of SpaceX’s Air Force Certification is Unlikely to Keep the Company Grounded
ULA enjoyed a virtual monopoly on national security launches for over a decade prior to SpaceX’s government certification, but the joint venture faces..
Teledyne e2v Completes Image Sensor Delivery for the Sentinel-5/UVNS Mission
The Sentinel-5/UVNS instrument onboard MetopSG-A is focused on global monitoring of key air quality trace gases and aerosols as a part of the...
Yahsat and Thuraya Specialize in Security, Services and Solutions for Military and Government at IDEX 2019
Yahsat’s wider diverse offering of integrated satellite solutions meet the most complex security requirements of governments and defense clients.
Airbus to Appear at the New Space Hub at Defence & Security Equipment International 2019
The Space Hub will be the perfect showcase for our Skynet military satellite communications and Earth observation capabilities.
And this Year's Space Foundation’s Douglas S. Morrow Public Outreach Award Goes to ... The National Space Council
When the National Space Council was reestablished it created a wave of new public attention regarding the importance of space in the United States.
Patriot Broadband, a Disabled Veteran's Company, Brings Jobs and Solves Rural Broadband Needs
Ballance went on to announce that preferential treatment will be given to fellow veterans who have the desire to own a franchise.
Iran's Burn Marks on Launch Pad Indicate Failure to Launch a Second Satellite
Iranian Chief of Staff Mohammad Bagheri said that his country would “not fear threats” aimed at forcing it to negotiate its defense and missile capabilities.
Airbus and Hisdesat's Say It's a Flat World... Flattens TerraSAR-X / PAZ Radar Interferogram
The flattened Cross-Sensor-Interferogram was created from a mixed image pair with four days temporal separation acquired by TerraSAR-X and PAZ
SES' New Additions... Four O3b MEO Satellites Arrive at Arianespace for March Launch
The new Ka-band satellites will join SES’s existing constellation of 16 MEO satellites manufactured by Thales Alenia Space, orbiting at approximately...
A Study of Satellite Navigation Services in Africa Underway by ASECNA
ASECNA’s SBAS is based on EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service). In line with the agency’s strategic plan, it aims to enhance...
Airbus and SKY Perfect JSAT ... Node How to Communicate on the SpaceDataHighway System
This allows the observation satellites to continually downlink the information they are gathering, instead of storing it until they travel over their own ground station.
TriSept and Equatorial Launch Australia Agree to Meet 'Down Under' and Get Ready to Launch
Leveraging the Earth’s speed, a launch vehicle can carry more to space than if launched at higher latitudes resulting in a lower price for customers.
Incubator Program for Space Industry Startups Initiated by Australia
In December, the Australian Government announced the newly-formed Australian Space Agency would be based in Adelaide, cementing South Australia’s...
Northrop Grumman is Selected for Contract with the U.S. Coast for Homeland Security Missions
The OPC will provide the majority of the USCG offshore presence for homeland security missions,
Prometheus: The Engine that Could ... or Will ... Demonstrate the Future Passes Its Definition Review
the first two examples of the very low cost engine demonstrator, which uses liquid oxygen and methane technology and is potentially reusable.
Horizon 2020 Hatches HATCH Offering Opportunities to be Involved in Space Research and Innovation
The topics are unlimited: satellites, black holes, telescopes, research results, planets, what astronauts eat, etc.
Russian Specialists Use Ordinary Repair Kit to Mend a Micro-Hole on Fregat Booster
used standard materials and have already eliminated the micro-hole, using an ordinary repair kit.