Recent North America News
The 25th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force... and Possibly Space Command... Confirmed by U.S. Senate
Barrett’s lopsided confirmation was largely expected. She earned praise from senators in remarks prior to the vote that summarized her extensive...
Notes from Explore 19 Conference Include SuperDove's Next-Generation PlanetScope's Interoperability
Will discussed details about the Next Generation Planetscope, which includes 4-band, 5-band and 8-band PlanetScope imagery powered by SuperDove.
As the Crow Flies ... And It Did as Rocket Lab's Electron Rocket Launches Astro Digital's Smallsat
71 minutes after launch Electron’s Kick Stage's payload went to a circular orbit of more than 1,000 km. more than twice the altitude of any Electron
U.S. Navy's MUOS SATCOM System Now Operationally Effective
Known as the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), this is a U.S. Navy-led effort that provides essential narrowband satellite communications for ...
ORBCOMM Solves Pottle's Transportation Needs for Fleet-Wide Trailer Monitoring Solution
The ORBCOMM devices can be installed externally on trailers in about 10 minutes, even when the asset is loaded, making Pottle’s deployments quick ..
Marlink and Intelsat Renew and Expand ... Maritime Services Multi-Year Agreement
The multi-year agreement will deliver additional throughput to vessels via multiple layers of space-based coverage, ensuring that ship owners and...
SEAKR® Engineering Goes With Rambus for NexGen ASIC and FPGA Designs
Today’s aerospace hardware contains highly-complex microelectronics that include advanced processing, data storage, and data communications...
Kleos Space Incorporates as a U.S. Subsidiary to Qualify Sales Into U.S. Defense and Government Agencies
The plan is that the U.S. subsidiary, Kleos Space Inc., provides Kleos access to government funding and projects otherwise restricted to U.S. entities.
SpaceX Just Filed a Request to Run 30,000 More Starlink Satellites in Orbit
The company wants permission to turn its proposed mega-constellation into a behemoth in low Earth orbit. But its motives are unclear.
Planet's Imagery Service Transitioned from the NGA to the NRO with a New Multi-Year Contract
Recognizing the importance of mission continuity, the scope of the new NRO contract is comparable to NGA’s previous contracts with Planet and...
AXESS Network's Bogota Teleport Gains WTA Tier 3 Certification
Since its introduction at IBC 2015, the Certification program has quickly grown in popularity. Starting with one certified facility in 2015, the program...
ORBCOMM Connectivity Crowns the Queen ... Solutions Support Queen Transportation Fleet Management
Queen Transportation is using ORBCOMM’s in-cab solution to enhance operational efficiency through increased visibility and auditing, along with...
In Appreciation and Anticipation ... Northup Grumman's Gathering in D.C. of OmegA Team
The OmegA team works as a true partner with the Air Force, and that partnership extends to our suppliers.”
No Small Matter ... LeoLabs' Kiwi Space Radar Can Track Super Small Objects in LEO
designed to track approximately 250,000 additional objects down to 2 centimeters in size that account for most of the risk of collisions in space
Ten Years of On-Orbit Success for the Northrop Grumman-Built STSS Satellites
Continuing to operate today, the STSS satellites provide critical support for missile and national defense. Two STSS satellites were launched into LEO...
Survey: Latest Technology Not Getting to U.S. Military Fast Enough
“We have men and women in uniform that have far better connectivity at home than they do on a mission,”
AeroVironment Delivers New ISR UAS to Warfighters with the Puma LE
Puma LE builds on the combat-proven Puma AE legacy with new capabilities, increased range, and expanded payload capacity. With the...
NSA Initiates Cybersecurity Directorate
Under the newly instituted Cybersecurity Directorate — a major organization that unifies NSA’s foreign intelligence and cyberdefense...
Orbital Micro Systems' IOD-1 GEMS Satellite Reveals Eyewall Replacement Cycle of Typhoon Hagibis
delivered exceptional spatial resolution and sensitivity in providing imagery ... competitive with multi-billion-dollar government programs performing
Kymeta to Participate in Viasat’s Government Terminal Modification Kit Program
Enabling interoperability between Kymeta’s terminals and Viasat’s SATCOM networks provides assurance to U.S. Department of Defense ...