Recent Regulatory/Government News
Why Russia's New Anti-Satellite Plane Is Very Bad Idea
Attacking satellites could cause a nuclear war.
Standing Up to the Stress to Solve Mysteries of the World ... NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Achieves Milestone
During these tests, Webb’s five-layer sunshield was released and tensioned, allowing a never-before seen view of the observatory.
No Melt Down for SpaceApps' ICE Cubes as they Reveal Capabilities at IAC 2019
ICE Cubes payloads (from as small as 1U) are ideal to conduct scientific experiments, perform R&D in space and pursue in-orbit demonstration ...
Vietnam Contracts with Japan for a Satellite
The deal, involving about 20 billion yen in project costs, will be aided by official development assistance from the Japanese government in the form...
SNC and Partners Deliver a Post-ISS Study to the European Space Agency
The study looked at scenarios for European microgravity missions in LEO on the premise the ISS will eventually be either decommissioned or turned ..
Comtech Receives European MOD Order for Satellite Modems
The DMD2050E Satellite Modems will be deployed at the MOD’s teleports in Europe and the Caribbean. The MOD will leverage the technical...
Another Launch for China ... New Communication Technology Experiment Satellite
Thursday's launch was the 315th mission of the Long March rocket series.
Already Underway Thales Alenia Space's Facilities in Spain ... Construction and Completion in Less than a Year
already begun their new facilities in Spain ... and anticipate the completion to occur in autumn 2020 ... construction will span little less than a year.
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...
SSPI UK Reveals Space & Satellite Personality of the Year ... He's From Goonhilly
Goonhilly has an extraordinary way of touching and inspiring many people. Just as it did to me a few years ago.
Preparations Underway by China to Launch Capsules for their Space Station
China aims to complete the construction of the space station around 2022. Weighing 66 tons, the Tiangong space station will be T-shaped with the...
"Encore" Says BBC Studios and Distribution Deal with MEASAT and Globecast
BBC Earth HD shares the wonders of the universe; CBeebies HD provides pre-school age learning through play; and BBC Lifestyle Asia, home, family...
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.
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.”
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,”
'The First' Delivered by Barge ... Thales Alenia Space's Container for Spacebus' NEO Telecom Satellite
From sea to space: the journey begins to bring connectivity for Africa and Europe
Economic Free Zone for Foreign Companies Engaged in Space-Related Development Initiated by the UAE Space Agency
This is part of the UAE Space Agency's Investment Plan, which has been officially approved by the government and is now active — the National ...
NSA Initiates Cybersecurity Directorate
Under the newly instituted Cybersecurity Directorate — a major organization that unifies NSA’s foreign intelligence and cyberdefense...
The Sixth GNSS Market Report is Published by the European GNSS Agency (GSA)
In this environment, the sixth issue of the GSA GNSS Market Report, now officially launched, is a valuable tool enabling all stakeholders to skillfully...