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October 11th, 2017
 
 
Raytheon's Technology to Enable DigitalGlobe's WorldView Legion to Triple or Quadruple Images in Hi-Demand Areas
"We're leveraging 45 years of extensive global experience in space imaging to provide DigitalGlobe with an unmatched view of the world from space."
 
Airbus' Electric EUTELSAT 172B Super Speedy Satellite Makes Geostationary Orbit in Record Time
this major satellite operator's satellite has reached geostationary orbit, breaking the record for the fastest satellite electric orbit raising (EOR).
 
Iridium®'s NEXT Set of Recently Launched 10 Satellites Muster Up and Pass Beginning Tests 
third batch of 10 satellites brings the total number of Iridium NEXT satellites in orbit to 30, getting closer to the total of 75 for a fully operational constellation.
 
Northern California Firestorm Imagery Captured by DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 and GeoEye-1 Satellites
These wildfires have killed at least 21 people, destroyed at least 3,500 structures and have burned more than 115,000 acres. This imagery shows...
 
Space Florida Enticing an Unnamed Company to Base Operations at Cape Canaveral
If it bases operations on the Space Coast, the company referred to by the code name of Project First Down over four years would bring an estimated...
 
By 2026, Expect 300 >50 kg Satellites to Launch Each Year, According to New Euroconsult Report
The 3,000 satellites over 50 kg to be launched over the 2017-2026 timeframe should represent a market of $304 billion for the space industry...
 
Aerojet-Rocketdyne RS-25 Engines Prepared and Ready for NASA SLS Maiden Flight
EM-1 is a three-week mission in which the SLS rocket will launch the Orion spacecraft into a distant retrograde orbit around the moon farther than a...
 
Partnership Materializes Between Optus Satellite and Southern Phones in Australia
The NBN satellite services, which are now available, are focused on ensuring that customers living in regional areas have access to an affordable and...