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February 26th, 2020
 
 
Space: New Japanese Spy Satellites
In the late 1990s Japan, alarmed at the threat of attack by North Korea, began developing and launching military satellites.
 
KULR Working with NASA on a PPR Battery Design Solution
The company’s PPR design solution prevents cell to cell thermal runaway propagation and prevents the fire and explosion of a single cell thermal...
 
Four BeiDou Satellites Join System to Provide Services 
China plans to launch more BDS satellites in March and May to complete the global network. 
 
Opinion: To Secure Satellites, Bolster Cybersecurity Standards in Space
Hackers could also jam or spoof the signals from satellites, creating havoc for critical infrastructure. This includes electric grids, water networks, and ...
 
Iridium® Network at Work in Antarctica as President of Estonia Signs and Conducts Business
... managing state affairs in real-time from Antarctica and signing digital legally binding documents ... using the weather resilient Iridium Certus®...
 
L3Harris Receives NAVWAR Contract Mod for ULV Hardware Units
This modification provides for the exercise of firm-fixed-price options for Commercial Broadband Satellite Program Unit Level Variant (ULV)...
 
Ad Astra Completes Full Power Test of Their VASIMR™ Rocket Engine
The test, conducted on January 20, involved operating the unit in hard vacuum and thermal steady-state at its full power rating of 120 kW. As part...
 
Dual Directional Coupler Product Family Expanded by KRYTAR
KRYTAR’s new dual directional coupler — the Model 510050010 — is a multi-purpose, stripline design that exhibits excellent coupling over the 10 to...
 
Successful Final Qualification Test for NASA's Orion Launch Abort System Completed by Northrop Grumman
The test was performed under cold operating conditions, to complement the earlier tests conducted at nominal and high-temperature conditions. In an...