Recent Regulatory/Government News
Blue Origin Signs Agreement with NASA for Historic Test Stand Use at Marshall Space Flight Center
Under a Commercial Space Launch Act agreement, Blue Origin will upgrade and refurbish Test Stand 4670, at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center...
The Space Economy's Future to be Explored by ArianeGroup, HEC Paris and ESA
This collaborative venture will direct and oversee research projects focusing on value-creation in the space sector, high-potential...
Success as Northrop Grumman's Antares™ Rocket Launches Its Largest Cargo Load to ISS for NASA
confirmed reliable communications have been established and the solar arrays are deployed, providing the necessary electrical power to operate
Poland and USSTRATCOM Agree to Share Space Services and Data
“Agreements like this one, between responsible nations, are critical to setting norms that encourage peaceful space operations.”
DoD Defense Innovation Unit and Space and Missile Systems Center Awards Project to ATLAS Space Operations
The competitively awarded rapid prototyping program will run for 12 months and will deliver a complete satellite communications platform tailored to the...
China's Chang'e-6 Mission to Solicit Payloads
The nation is offering to carry a total of 20 kg. solicited payloads, according to the China National Space Administration (CNSA) this week...
Arianespace's Long History with Japan is Reignited with the Dawn of a New Era, Reiwa
Arianespace has signed 33 launch contracts in 33 years with Japanese satellite customers. Three more launches for Japan are scheduled
India’s DRDO Head Suggests Test Was Not a 'One-Off' and Outlines Counterspace Capability Ambitions
Reddy’s comments suggest that its March 2019 ASAT test was not a one-off, at least under the leadership of current Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
University of Texas Students Develop Software to Help Satellites Seek Objects
part of a NASA project to design small spacecrafts that can fly around larger ones carrying humans to conduct damage inspections or provide servicing
ESA Opening Up to New Ideas for Addressing Space-Related Challenges
The Agency’s new Open Space Innovation Platform website is a streamlined entry point for novel ideas, both in response to specific...
Newtec Dialog® Hub Goes to New Heights Connecting Thousands of Bolivians
will now enjoy access to broadband as part of the government’s National Broadband Plan, which will serve the currently unserved Bolivian population
Satellite Research Center Launched to Advance the Australian Space Industry
The national SmartSat CRC will be headquartered at the University of South Australia and will bring together an A$190 million cash and in-kind...
Aussie's Defense Innovation Hub Grant to Fund Tests for Anti-Jitter Satellite Technology
“The stabilizing technology enables very fine pointing with as little jitter as possible, focusing on stars for long periods of time.”
FINAL UPDATE #14 — SpaceIL's and IAI's Historic Moon Landing Remains an Attempt — XPRIZE Awards $1 Million to SpaceIL
Minutes later Netanyahu took to the microphone again to promise, "Israel will land on the moon!"
Statement of Strategic Intent Signed Between Boeing and the Australian Space Agency
By 2030, Australia would like to grow the space market segment from AU$3.9 billion to AU$12 billion and double space industry employment from...
Kacific Signs Agreement with Tonga Satellite Limited to Supply Broadband via Satellite
The bandwidth supplied by Kacific’s high throughput satellite, Kacific1, will be used to connect communities in 89 remote outer islands with high-quality...
Thales is Selected by Switzerland for an Image Intelligence System
Thales develops systems that governments need to maintain surveillance and identify and assess the ever-expanding array of threats they face. In...
Harris is Contracted by Lockheed Martin for Stronger and More Flexible GPS III Digital Navigation Signals
Harris’ GPS IIIF fully-digital Mission Data Unit (MDU), the heart of the satellite’s navigation payload which generates the GPS signals, will provide...
Canadian-Swedish co-operation to strengthen Earth Observation capabilities at the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility
the growth of SSC capacity at the Inuvik Satellite Station Facility will enable many more customers to receive Earth observation data in support of their
Encore ... as U.S. Air Force Selects Harris Corporation, Again, to Support Ground-based Electronic Warfare Systems
This includes most recently executing the Space Control Depot Support 2008 contract that exceeded $500 million in award value over 10 years.