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GomSpace's Two Announcements... Subsidiary Signs Smallsat Propulsion System with ESA and General Meeting Info
The objective of this contract is to develop a propulsion system that can give nanosatellites “6 degrees of freedom” control with high accuracy and...
 
Astrocast's $4.1 Million in Seed Funding to Grow Sixty-Four Satellites 
The additional capital was provided by investiere.ch, one of Switzerland’s leading start-up investors, and comes in addition to the current seed...
 
Orbital Micro Systems' Miniature Weather Observation System to Send in Smallsat
The IOD space mission, scheduled for the autumn of 2018, will deliver the first OMS satellite to orbit and is expected to immediately change the global...
 
SSL Partners with NASA JPL and University of Michigan for SunRISE Mission
SSL’s role in the mission, called the Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment (SunRISE), is to provide a ride beyond geosynchronous orbit...
 
NanoRacks Completes Fourth External Cargo Ship Satellite Deployment Mission, Largest to Date
On this External Cygnus Deployment mission, NanoRacks deployed 14 satellites with customers that included Spire, Asgardia, Tyvak, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and more...
 
The Build for Vector's Rocket Manufacturing Facility Now Underway
Vector's 92,500 square-foot factory will feature two soft-production facilities, a 30,750 square-foot two-story office space for its headquarters and a...
 
Globecomm to Explore Expansion of Worldwide Network with LeoSat
The increasing demand to move large quantities of data quickly and securely around the world is fast outpacing the infrastructure in place to
 
Kongsberg Ground Network Services to Support Earth-i's Prototype Satellite Launch 
Earth-i has selected Norway’s KSAT (Kongsberg Satellite Services) to provide ground network services for their new Earth Observation (EO) constellation...
 
Eleven Spaceflight Smallsats Set for Orbit via Indian PSLV Rocket in January
The Spacecraft include Finland’s ICEYE-X1 SAR microsatellite, Planetary Resources’ Arkyd-6 6U asteroid prospecting demonstration cubesat, four ...
 
FACSAT-2 Smallsat Program to be Initiated by GomSpace for the Air Force of Columbia
The FACSAT-2 Project comprises the design, manufacture, test and operation of an advanced 6U remote sensing spacecraft. This new project will build on the technology transfer gained through the FACSAT-1 project, awarded to GomSpace in 2014. FACSAT-2 spacecraft is planned to be launched in 2019, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the Colombian Air Force.
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Planet to Assist Human Rights Watch with Satellite Imagery and Data
Satellite imagery plays an increasingly important role in exposing abuses, especially in countries where access for human rights investigators is...
 
Ghana's Planning a Satellite Launch ... the Second So Far
The second satellite would help the Lands Commission and the Environmental Protection Agency to monitor ...
 
First Irish Smallsat in Development
Eirsat-1 will be small and will be completely Irish-built with an orbit lifetime up to two years in length. The project is being led by the UCD Space...
 
Sri Lanka Heading into Space with First Satellite by 2020
The Arthur C. Clarke Institute, Sri Lanka's state institute for Research and Development, specializing in several areas including information...
 
SSTL Ships Telesat's LEO-1 and Earth-i's CARBONITE-2 to India for Launch
LEO-1 will be one of two Telesat Phase 1 satellites planned for launch this year that will allow Telesat to start testing key performance parameters of its ...
 
Washington State University Students Gain NASA Grant and Now Planning for a Smallsat Launch
Last year, Cougs in Space applied for NASA’s educational grant, allowing them some flexibility in creating a satellite not specifically meant for ...
 
Orbital Debris Removal is the Goal of New ASTROSCALE and SSTL MoU
As a first step, ASTROSCALE has contracted SSTL to supply a “Target” satellite and avionics for the firm's inaugural End-of-Life Service by...
 
NanoRacks Doublewide Deployers Launch Five Smallsats from the ISS
This mission marks the first deployment of the industry standard 6U cubesats in the 2U x 3U form factor from the NanoRacks ‘Doublewide’ Deployers...
 
Earth-i Orders First Five Constellation Satellites from Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL)
Earth-i is building the first constellation in the world able to provide full-color video — and the first European-owned constellation able to provide both...
 
SCISYS' Contract with Sky and Space Global will Deliver the Pearls 
SCISYS Space will deliver the Pearls Constellation Simulator (or “PearlSim”), a high-fidelity, high-performance, configurable, scalable and...