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A 500th Space System Milestone will be Reached by NearSpace Launch this Summer
One recent STEM mission included flying a 60 satellite, STEM constellation...
 
Rocket Lab Successfully Completes an Electron Launch Vehicle Mid-Air Recovery Test
This successful test is a major step forward in Rocket Lab’s plans to reuse...
 
Thales Alenia Space to Build Omnispace IoT Satellites
These initial satellites will support 3GPP-defined (the 3rd Generation...
 
Forrester Reports: Intelsat Financing Possibilities and Swarm Obtains Approvals
The news prompted a 57 percent rise in Intelsat’s share price on April 8 to...
 
Made in Space Assisting in the Fighter Against COVID-19 with Additive Manufactured Face Shields
MIS facilities in Jacksonville, Florida, and Moffett Field, California, are using...
 
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...