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July 19th, 2019
 
 
UPDATE: European Galileo Navigation Services Recovery
The technical incident originated by an equipment malfunction in the Galileo control centers that calculate time and orbit predictions and that are used to...
 
Northrop Grumman Contributes to Made In Space's Robotic Manufacturing in Space 
The objective of Archinaut’s flight demonstration mission is to construct two 10 meter solar arrays, on orbit, to power a small satellite.
 
The Chinese Tiangong-2 Space Laboratory is Going for a Swim
Tiangong-2 is a small space station that was put into orbit in 2016 to test a number of China’s orbital technologies; it was originally planned to stay up...
 
Third PocketQube Workshop Announced
With 30 speakers and exhibitions, this event hosts an impressive lineup including keynote speaker Jim Cantrell, CEO of Vector...
 
Airbus Signs Five Year C4ISR Contract with the UK Ministry of Defence
Airbus offers the UK MOD a seamless transition and delivery of a comprehensive, consistent and coherent service model for the Land...
 
Orion Group's Satellite Platform Receives Signal Delivery Contract from Viacom
Two Orion Group satellites are engaged for technical delivery of the signal of the Nickelodeon and Paramount Comedy channels to the networks of...
 
SEAKR Engineering to Build RF Processors for Saturn Satellite Networks' NationSat
In alignment with Saturn's mission of low weight, affordable satellite builds, SEAKR's next generation RF processor, a software-defined radio (SDR)...
 
European Aviation Network (EAN) Inflight Broadband Is Now Available
Currently under a ‘soft launch’ phase with initial airline customers, the award-winning connectivity solution can already be accessed on more than...
 
Lacuna Space and NanoAvionics Blend Their Expertise for IoT Satellite Constellation
The two companies successfully collaborated on the Lacuna Space technology demonstration mission launched in April 2019. This new...
 
ATLAS Space Operations Announces Support for AWS Ground Station
an expanded network of satellite ground stations, simplified satellite management, and easy access to other AWS services for data processing, 
 
Restored Apollo 16 Test Capsule on Permanent Display by Special Aerospace Services
The spacecraft will be displayed permanently at the SAS Flight Factory in Arvada, Colorado, where engineering design work for future lunar missions...
 
NSR Publishes Their Satellite Manufacturing and Launch Services, 9th Edition, Analysis and Report
In spite of the hype created by smallsat LEO constellations, the traditional market is expected to remain the dominant source of revenue globally for...
 
Successful Qualification Testing Completed for the Ariane 6 Vulcain Engine
This final qualification test took place on July 16 on the P5 test stand at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) site in Lampoldshausen and lasted...
 
Maxar Highlights Their Role for NASA's Artemis Moon Exploration Mission
The Power and Propulsion Element spacecraft, awarded to Maxar in May, is the first element of the NASA-led Gateway — a multi-national lunar orbiting...
 
Kleos Space's Scouting Mission 1 Smallsats Ready for Launch by Rocket Lab
The satellites in the Kleos’ Scouting Mission1 are now secured in their protective Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) boxes — designed to prevent...