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December 13th, 2017
 
 
GomSpace's Two Announcements... Subsidiary Signs Smallsat Propulsion System with ESA and General Meeting Info
The objective of this contract is to develop a propulsion system that can give nanosatellites “6 degrees of freedom” control with high accuracy and...
 
ISRO Developing a Compact Launch Vehicle and Reduction in Launch Fee for Small Satellites
It could also tremendously cut the launch fee that customers would have to pay.
 
Astrocast's $4.1 Million in Seed Funding to Grow Sixty-Four Satellites
The additional capital was provided by investiere.ch, one of Switzerland’s leading start-up investors, and comes in addition to the current seed...
 
OHB Reports the Target Orbit for Four Galileo Satellites has been Attained
The satellites will now enter a test phase lasting around six months. For the first 11 days, they will be managed by the control center of the French...
 
Airbus Sends the GRACE-FO Satellites Packing... to Vandenberg AFB for Launch
GRACE-FO is a joint project between NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) based in Pasadena, California, and the German Research Center...
 
Lockheed Martin's GPS III SV01 and Raytheon's OCX Complete Factory Mission Readiness Testing
During this end-to-end system demonstration, command signals were sent from the latest OCX LCS software installed at Lockheed Martin’s Launch...
 
Airbus Says Adieu as Twin GRACE-FO Satellites Wing Their Way to California
The satellites will constantly measure the distance between each other to within a few microns using a microwave system built at JPL.
 
General Dynamics Mission Systems' Award of $198,082,976 to Continue Procurement of Digital Modular Radio
DMR is a modular, software reprogrammable radio system with embedded cryptography that provides all radio frequency (RF) to-baseboard and...
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne's 3-D Printed Pogo in RS-25 Rocket Engine Hot Fire Test
During the 400 second test at NASA’s Stennis Space Center, Aerojet Rocketdyne was able to evaluate the performance of a 3-D printed vibration...
 
EUMETSAT Extends Tenure of Meteosat and EUMETSAT Polar System for Seven Years
These decisions reflect the substantial impact of observations from Meteosat and Metop satellites on weather forecasts at all ranges and ...