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Virgin Orbit Partners with Oita Prefecture and the Oita Airport as Another Smallsat Launch Services Site
Virgin Orbit has identified Oita Airport as its preferred pilot launch site — yet ...
 
Myriota Acquires Millions to Complete Series B Funding and Increase Smallsat Constellation
Myriota’s technology involves tiny satellite transmitters that send low...
 
Consortium Plans to Launch in 2022 the First, Global, VDES Satellite Network
The network will be the first of its kind and establish a stable, low-cost data connection for maritime safety and navigation services...
 
Orbital Micro Systems Selects AAC Clyde Space for New Smallsat Addition for their GEMS Constellation
The mission is planned for 2021, which will be the first launch from UK soil through the UK-SLP project that is managed by Lockheed Martin...
 
X2nSat Working with New Mexico State University Students on 2020 Pacific Cup Race SATCOM Project
X2nSat is hoping to work with the students of NMSU to provide real-time...
 
NASA to Study the Sun with Six Smallsats
The new mission, called the Sun Radio Interferometer Space Experiment (SunRISE), is an array of six cubesats...
 
Virgin Orbit and Medical Experts Design a New, Mass-Producible, Ventilator for COVID-19 Patients
Virgin Orbit aims to commence production at its Long Beach manufacturing...
 
OrbitFab Working on Gas Stations in Space
The contract is specifically for development of a solution that provides...
 
Astroscale Continues Progression Toward Sustainable Orbits + Their Coronavirus Response
SSA refers to the tracking of objects in orbit and predicting where they will...
 
Forrester Reports: Who'd Be A Constellation Provider? The OneWeb Declaration of Bankruptcy
One can only imagine the nightmare – and no doubt deep depression — taking place at OneWeb’s various offices...
 
Bankruptcy at OneWeb
The London-based venture, as well its affiliates, filed for Chapter 11...
 
ICEYE Unveils 25 cm. SAR Imaging Capability with Current SAR Smallsat Constellation
With this very high resolution imaging capability, ICEYE SAR data achieves...
 
Kleos Space Names New Senior Business Developer
He is a retired Colonel and a graduated Senior Materiel Leader with more...
 
Rocket Lab Postpones Their Next Mission Launch
In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, we have paused launch...
 
An Out of this World Programming Opportunity... Quite Literally...
Students may submit proposals and the selected submissions will be uploaded to a smallsat orbiting Earth...
 
Forrester Reports: Layoffs at OneWeb + NigComSat Remains Unprofitable
The news comes as OneWeb reported the successful orbiting of 34... and, NigComSat is owned by Nigeria’s government and in 2018 it was...
 
Smallsat Launcher Suffers an Anomaly in Alaska
The incident at the Pacific Spaceport Complex on Kodiak Island occurred...
 
RUAG Space Dispenses and Insulates OneWeb's Latest Covey of Satellites
RUAG Space built the satellite dispenser, which functions as an interface...
 
A Fresh Grounding for Smallsats via Australia's Nova IGS Network
In South Australia, the company’s new Nova IGS Network is providing space ground connectivity for smallsat operators...
 
GEOINT 2020 Symposium and CubeSat Developers Workshop Postponed
Two more events being postponed due to coronavirus...