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US DoD to Help Ensure Sky and Space Global's Smallsats' Safety...
This agreement provides for space situational awareness services as well as real-time info to ensure...
 
Polish Firm to Have First Smallsats Ready for Orbit by 2018
The company was founded in 2016 and totally owned by Polish concerns
 
Indian Space Research Organization's Successful Launch... Multiplied by 104!
A child wants one of the red balloons and the balloon man must not get the strings tangled or let the whole bundle of balloons fly away.
 
Rocket Lab Milestone Successfully Completed — Electron Arrives at Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1
Over the coming weeks, a series of tests and checkouts will be conducted at the site before the rocket, named It’s a Test, is signed-off to fly.
 
Kubos and Pumpkin No Small Feat in Small Sat Cooperative Agreement ...Win-Win for all Parties  
partnering with Kubos will bring even more innovation, speed, stability and cost savings to the satellite industry
 
Indonesia Engineers Master Micro-Satellites in Order to Develop Their Own
...the archipelagic country, which consists of 17,000 islands, could be fully independent of foreign satellites in the future...
 
Flood of Non-Indigenous Satellites Will Generate Half of the Revenue for Upcoming ISRO Launch
The space agency has earned more than $100 million by launching foreign satellites.
 
SolAero Technologies is Building Up for More Satellite Solar Panels Biz
This commitment includes the construction of a new 40,000 square foot facility at its headquarters in Albuquerque, New Mexico
 
A Proper Grounding for Virgin Galactic to be Provided by Kongsberg
KSAT will provide telemetry downlink services and contribute to the successful operation of the LauncherOne orbital smallsat launch system.
 
NASA and Students' to Send Small Sat to Measure Radiation Impacts on Astronauts
Officials from NASA will come up and review our design, every nut and bolt.
 
Do You Know How to Price and Market SmallSat Services?
will offer insight into who has bought, who will buy, and provide an understanding on how products should be priced to maximize revenue.
 
Sky and Space Global's 3 Diamonds Smallsats Head Into Testing Phases
The 3 Diamonds nanosatellites recently completed the Assembly testing stage and have now proceeded to the Integration and Verification phase.
 
Notables Come Out to Celebrate OHB's and Germany's SmallGEO Satellite 
“The SmallGEO platform has restored system capabilities for German telecommunications satellites after a hiatus of a good 20 years,”
 
Brazilian Smallsat Nudged Out of ISS
The satellite will help study how plasma forms in the atmosphere.
 
Departing the ISS — Six CubeSats
These smallsats were pushed out of the ISS via the Kibo airlock using the new JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD)
 
First Singaporean Satellite Takes Leave Of ISS
The satellite will conduct tests to evaluate the durability of commercial off-the-shelf microprocessors in space...
 
Pathfinders For NASA
Through this contract, Tyvak will handle the design, integration, testing and operations support of up to four different payloads, selected by NASA for four separate missions.
 
Japan Scrubs Experimental Launch of CubeSat by Modified SS-520 Sounding Rocket 
If the launch is successful, SS-520-4 will become the smallest rocket ever to deliver a payload into orbit.
 
GMV is Putting Their Euros Where The ARION 1 and 2 Are Being Developed
GMV will also develop key technology and will work together with PLD Space in the development of the ARION 1 and ARION 2 launchers...
 
Small Rocket, Smallsat, Big Launch — All Part of JAXA's Master Plan For Less Expensive Launches
The smallsat to be carried by the small rocket is the University of Tokyo’s TRICOM-1, which weighs some 3 kg.