Recent Regulatory/Government News
Russian Soyuz-2.1a Rocket Now Taking Progress Resupply Craft to ISS
The carrier rocket lifted off at 12:34 p.m., Moscow time. The space freighter will deliver fuel, water and other supplies to the International Space Station...
Will New Plasma Thrusters Keep Next-Gen Satellites Safe?
The Air Force has hired a Michigan company to see if thrusters based on plasma could help satellites evade incoming fire.
Gilat’s Wavestream More than $6 Million of Products to U.S. DoD
This venture is the first award for Gilat of a five-year base-period of potentially over $10M of deliveries to the U.S. DoD.
SpaceX Launches the Dragon with NASA's Supplies and Science Laboratory
... en route to the ISS with a myriad of items ranging from goodies for the astronauts this holiday season to scientific experiments that include barley ...
Two Launches in Two Days to the ISS ... Next Russia is Ready
They checked out the tele-robotically operated rendezvous unit (TORU) today in the unlikely event they would need to remotely maneuver the ...
South Korea's New Satellite to Capture Environmental Data
Named the Chollian-2B, this 3.4 ton, indigenously-built satellite will engage in the real-time monitoring of the East Asian region of the world at 22,370....
RHEATECH to Develop Advanced Design for ESA's Space Weather Service System
This new design will consolidate the current system’s architecture and help ensure that predictions of space weather effects on critical infrastructure, on...
Construction of Tokyo 2020 G-Satellite Completed ... Including Animated Characters
announced the completion of its “G-Satellite Go to Space” satellite, which will orbit the Earth during the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.
Enhanced Polar System Recapitalization Payload Program Passes CDR
The CDR was the culmination of more than two months of review by the government and contractor team assessing the maturity of the payload...
China Launches New Earth Observation Satellite
The microwave remote sensing satellite is capable of providing photographs with a resolution of better than a meter.
Omnispace's Major Milestone ... Authorization for Mobile Operations in Mexico
Complementary ground component is regulatory milestone and first step towards delivering reliable ‘One Global Network' communications worldwide
Chinese Spy Blimp Spotted by Satellite Image in Disputed South China Sea
Satellite surveillance imagery captured by an Israeli satellite firm has revealed China’s deployment of a spy blimp in an apparent effort to monitor disputed portions of the South China Sea.
Orbion and DOD Plan to Protect Space Systems and Economy Against Threats
"The U.S. must aggressively pursue all measures that would increase its resiliency in space or risk falling far, far behind."
China's First Electromagnetic Satellite Bears Fruitful Results
The satellite has enabled China to obtain a global geomagnetic map and an ionospheric map with its own intellectual property rights.
‘PR Disaster’: NASA Ditches Historic All-Female Spacewalk After Spacesuits Won’t Fit
‘PR disaster’: NASA ditches historic all-female spacewalk after spacesuits won’t fit. People on social networks are struggling to understand how NASA
TriSept Earns Preferred Provider Status with NASA's $18 Million Contract
already proven their capability with their successful launch integration for the NASA VCLS ELaNa XIX mission that launched 10 CubeSats into orbit aboard
NASA, French Space Laser Measures Massive Migration of Ocean Animals
This vast animal migration — the largest on the planet and a critical part of Earth’s climate system — has been observed globally for the first time thanks
Ariane Group Delighted with ESA Ministerial Council Decisions
Ariane 6 is a European Space Agency program; the inaugural flight is scheduled for the second half of 2020. Following the success of the 250th...
Twenty Year Agreement Between SES and Luxembourg Government
As part of the agreement, and starting from 2022, SES will also contribute a maximum of 7 million euros per...
Forrester Reports: The U.S. 5G Hunger Games
There are two major elements in terms of the CBA’s ability to consider the spectrum to be under their total stewardship. First, the operators have paid...