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Early Bird Pricing for the SmallSat Symposium Available Now...
Less than three minutes is required for interested parties to register to attend this outstanding event that will be in session during February of 2019...
 
GHGSat Selects Arianespace for Launch of GHGSat-C1
Montreal, Canada-based GHGSat is building the GHGSat-C1 spacecraft to measure greenhouse gases emissions from industrial facilities around the...
 
KazSTSat and VESTA Due to Liftoff on Spaceflight’s SSO-A Smallsat Express Mission
KazSTSat is a small Earth Observation (EO) satellite jointly developed by SSTL and JV Ghalam LLP, a joint venture between JSC "National...
 
Tyvak's Cicero Smallsat Reaches LEO via Rocket Lab's Electron Launch Vehicle
Based on Tyvak's Endeavor platform, CICERO has been further developed to increase its responsiveness and autonomous operations in a timely...
 
Another Star at Firefly's Advisory Board ... She was Secretary of the Air Force
Indeed, this woman comes with teams of experience in major fields, including having been Secretary of the Air Force from 2013-2017. 
 
Advanced TV Reports: Is the "Mega-Constellation" Bubble About to Burst?
However, there are plans afoot for thousands of new satellites to be launched over the next five years. Even though these lower orbiting...
 
Fleet Space Technologies' First Smallsats Successfully Launched by Rocket Lab
The launch of the two smallsats at Launch Complex-1 on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula represent a huge step forward for Fleet Space Technologies’ ...
 
Meyerson Leaves Blue Origin
In September of 2017, Meyerson was replaced as the President of the firm by Bob Smith and was transitioned into the VP role. The company employs...
 
Spaceflight to Launch this Month 12 Smallsats via ISRO's PSLV Rocket
Australian business will create a constellation of nanosatellites to help connect many of the 75 billion sensors expected to dot the world over ...
 
NanoAvionics' M6P Smallsat Bus to be Supplied to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology 
The M6P’s unique competitive advantages will deliver high performance, the pointing accuracy and multi-year service life required of NTNU’s 
 
The ESA Space Exploration Masters Competition Names ODYSSEUS Space as Winner
Initiated by the European Space Agency (ESA), the Space Exploration Masters competition targets participants from all around the world. A total of...
 
Kyrgyzstan's Young Women Crowdfunding Country's First Satellite Launch
Kyrgyzstan is not an easy place to be female; Reuters' description last year,  “a nation rife with domestic violence, child marriage and bride kidnappings.
 
Portugal and China to Build Smallsat Research Facilities and Launch Site in the Azores
The launch site will be made ready for the country's work on building smallsats on the mainland — Portugal has already come to an agreement...
 
Optical Surfaces to Mirror SSTL's EO Telescopes Missions
Based in Guildford, UK, Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) manufacture and operate small to medium sized satellites, covering a range...
 
Dynetics to Develop Smallsats for the U.S. Army Valued at $8.3 Million
Through the Design, Development, Demonstration and Integration (D3I), Domain 1 task order, the Gunsmoke-L contract is for two years, plus one...
 
SpaceX Starlink Constellation "Pretty Much on Target"
Starlink already has a pair of satellites placed into orbit in February of this year, the cheekily named Tintin 1 and Tintin 2. There are some 300 staff...
 
Tyvak's PropCube Smallsats Celebrate Three Years of Operations in LEO
Flora and Merryweather have been transmitting critical calibration beacons to improve communications systems. These signals were sent to Earth-based...
 
Disruptive Small Satellites Just Need to be Understood ... Before it's too Late
Small sats have caused quite a disruption on many fronts, and dealing with these issues and new technologies will no doubt shape your future.
 
Fleet Space Technologies Joins Rocket Lab's Electron Manifest for November Launch
The two Proxima satellites are the first of a fleet of small, low-cost satellites that will provide internet connectivity for millions of sensor devices based in...
 
Surrey Satellite Technology Honored with International Board of Trade Award
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.’s international exports track record, totaling £1.15 billion ($1.5 billion) over a 30 year period, has been honored with an ...