Recent Regulatory/Government News
MIT and NASA's JPL Collaborate as a Tiny but Mighty ASTERIA Achieves a First for CubeSats
Measurement of an exoplanet transit demonstrates proof of concept that small spacecraft can perform high-precision photometry.
After Years of Delay, Russia's Research Module Nauka Will Launch to ISS in 2019
The module Nauka began in 1995 and was to be used at the ISS as a stand-by substitute for Zarya. The launch was repeatedly postponed until now
Busy Time as Arianespace Preps for Vega and Ariane 5 Missions
All are ready as the payload processing for Arianespace’s two upcoming missions from French Guiana involving the European Space Agency’s Aeolus
The Prize from the Planck Satellite, or How a Group of Finnish Researchers Won the Gruber Prize
The unprecedented accuracy of the measurement results enables the birth, age, composition and geometry of the universe to be precisely estimated.
NASA's Parker Solar Probe's Successful Milestones Have Begun With a Boom
As of 12:00 p.m. EDT on August 16, Parker Solar Probe was 2.9 million miles from Earth, traveling at 39,000 miles per hour, and heading to a Venus flyby.
CASIS and Teledyne Brown Engineering Offer Remote Sensing Challenge Using MUSES
MUSES can simultaneously host up to four instruments and offers the ability to change, upgrade, and robotically service those instruments.
DoD Inspector General Has "Concerns" for Air Force Space Command's Supply Chain
The supply chain is the sequence of activities necessary to provide an end user with a finished product or system (from raw material to finished...
RUAG Space's 'Brains' Enable Both the Launch Rocket and the Wind Satellite, Aeolus, to Do Their Jobs
Aeolus is the first space mission to acquire profiles of the wind on a global scale.
SSTL Signs Up for NovaSAR-1 and SSTL S1-4's Launch on ISRO’s PSLV
...Automatic Identification Receiver (AIS) receiver supplied by ComDev to track ships at sea.
U.S. State Department Expresses Concern Over Inconsistent Behavior of Russian Satellite
there is no way to verify it. But Russian intentions with respect to this satellite are unclear and are obviously a very troubling development.
Pakistan's First-Ever Remote Sensing Satellite PRSS-1Is Now Operational
The services provided by the satellites are expected to uplift the socio-economic development of Pakistan and “would also enable the country ...
HawkEye 360 Does a 180 With Ample Funding for a Satellite Cluster and More
have secured additional capital commitments to fund their first commercial cluster that will augment their PathFinder Cluster scheduled for launch later...
Engility Ensures NASA's Parker Solar Probe Mission Succeeds Even Under Adverse Conditions
It's exciting to contribute to a mission that could solve some of the biggest mysteries about the physics of our solar system.
UK's Space Industry's £19 Million Contract Gets the Shakedown with Plans for Test Facility
Satellite test facilities at this scale, in one location do not currently exist in the UK.
India's Prime Minister Announces an Independence Celebration and a Manned Mission in Space by 2022
when India celebrates its 75th year of Independence, or before, an India – could be a boy or a girl – will go to space with the tricolour in their hand.
ASTERIA's Successful Mission ... to Win Small Satellite Mission of the Year Award
designed to test miniaturized technology for measuring the brightness of stars, to stabilize the spacecraft so that it can point itself directly at a star ...
Comtech EF Data's and U.S. Navy's Multi-Million Dollar Order for Next Generation Satellite Earth Station Equipment
The commercially available modems will support satellite communications and interoperability across the Navy’s platforms and shore sites.
ISRO Plans to Launch Chandrayaan-2 in January of 2019 and Avoiding a Costly Debacle by Recalling GSAT-11
The Rs 800-crore lunar mission named “Chandrayaan-2” comes over a decade after India's initial lunar orbit on November 8, 2008, after the...
Sierra Nevada Corporation's Hardware is Critical for Mission to the Sun NASA’s Parker Solar Probe
Space weather can have negative impacts on satellites, harm humans in space and affect power systems and communications on Earth.
China's 'Satellite Savior' Spacecraft Said to Salvage Falling Satellites
provide attitude control assistance and push the device back into its proper trajectory, giving it about a decade of additional service life.