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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.
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...
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 ...
Frontier Aerospace Selected by NASA for Deep Space Engine Flight Qualification
The DSE engine will enable the design of smaller and less expensive propulsion systems for spacecraft as a result of the lower temperature...
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.
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.
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory Provides the Eyes of NASA's Parker Solar Probe with a WISPR
"Space weather is important for civilians, the Navy and all militaries. We need it and depend on it.”
The U.S. Army's Contract for $522 Million GATRs or the Military Procures Inflatable Satellite Antennas
antenna system has become the Warfighter's choice, for ground use in military situations in remote areas, quick deploys, or in harsh weather
Sierra Nevada Corporation Completes Study of First Module for NASA Gateway
The study was performed under one of SNC’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships-2 (NextSTEP-2) contracts. SNC plans to submit a...
TCarta's National Science Foundation Grant Goes Deep to the Seafloor ...Satellite-Derived Bathymetry Technology
Here's a big job... enhance and automate multiple techniques for deriving seafloor depth measurements from optical satellite imagery.
Through the Dark and Into the Light ULA's Successful Launch of NASA's Parker Solar Probe, the Fastest Spacecraft Ever
closest approach Parker Solar Probe will reach a top speed of 430,000 miles per hour or 120 miles per second, making it the fastest spacecraft in history.
Airbus Built the Aeolus Satellite for ESA Now Ready for Aladin and the Wind
Airbus-built Aeolus satellite ready to take on the wind ESA’s wind sensing spacecraft Aeolus, is encapsulated into the Vega launcher ready for lift-off
NASA's US$1.5 Billion Parker Solar Probe's Timeline Past and Future the Hopes and Plans
“We’ve accomplished something that decades ago, lived solely in the realm of science fiction.”
Ocean Signal's Latest Solution of Safety on the Sea with AIS Transponders
Safety on the water is mandatory and AIS is there to offer fully compliant solutions to increase visibility, aid collision-avoidance and enhance ...
NASA Reaches the Tipping Point with Six U.S. Companies that Create Major Changes for Space
Selections are based on the agency’s third competitive Tipping Point solicitation and have a combined total award value of approximately $44 million...
SSL Psyche'd Out by ZIN Technologies Contract for NASA/JPL Mission
As the main on-board computer, the Psyche Compute Element acts as the brain of the spacecraft, functioning as the coordinating center for command...
Britain in the Running for an Estimated 2,000 Satellite Launches by 2030
During the visit, the Secretary of State viewed plans for the spaceport site and held discussions with local citizens and businesses to hear their ...
Ball Collaborates and Delivers on Preliminary Design of NASA's IXPE Mission
explore, and for the first time discover, some of the most unique objects in our universe; neutron stars and stellar and supermassive black holes.
Thermal Management Technologies Receive a NASA Smallsat Technology License
The patented technology — Diminutive Assembly for Nanosatellite deploYables (DANY) — provides a reliable mechanism to secure...