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December 19th, 2017
 
 
Global Competition for Smallsat Structures Now Open
Enterprise In Space, an international initiative of the National Space Society, along with EXOS, 3D Hubs, and Sketchfab, are initiating a...
 
NNU Students Already at Work on their Next Smallsat Mission
The MakerSat-0 satellite was launched into space aboard a Delta II rocket on November 18. The project was envisioned by a team of students and...
 
U.S.A.F.'s GEO Flight-4 Satellite Arrives at the Cape for January 2018 Launch
Having verified satellite integrity after successful delivery from Sunnyvale, California, to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, the SBIRS team...
 
ArianeGroup to Begin Production of Ariane 6 to Accommodate a Changing Market
is specifically designed to be able to respond to evolving market demands.
 
A Multi-Purpose PLATiNO SmallSat is the Plan by SITAEL and the Italian Space Agency
PLATiNO is the first all-electric mini-platform suitable for a wide range of missions (Hi-Res Optical, Mini-SAR, Telecom, etc.), deployable in a...
 
Poland to Invest in Space and Satellite Systems Technology
The National Space Program, drafted by the government-run Polish Space Agency, comes with a budget of around PLN 1.43 billion (340 million euros/...
 
Apollo Fusion ACES a New Electric Propulsion System
Apollo recently tested ACE in an independent lab at The Aerospace Corporation where thrust, Isp, and system efficiency measurements closely...
 
Italian Space Agency Signs Letter of Intent For Flight on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo
will be to conduct scientific research, suborbital experiments and to fly an Italian Payload Specialist.
 
Four Additional Satellites Ordered from GomSpace A/S and Aerial & Maritime
The amendment contains four additional satellites as well as launch, ground station and commissioning of the constellation of satellites into a...
 
New USGS-NASA Landsat Science Team Named...
The new team will conduct scientific research on technical issues critical to the success of the overall Landsat mission, including topics related to data...
 
Canadian Space Agency Invests in Quantum Encryption and Science Satellite Mission
The estimate is that, within 10 to 20 years, the encryption codes used by computers today will be easily decoded by high-performing quantum...
 
5G America's Global Events Announced
The Global 5G Event series was developed in the interest of efficiency and building global consensus on 5G and was announced in October of 2015 by...
 
Improving SatTracking of Aircraft Is Highighted in New International Telecommunications Report
Aircraft automatic dependent surveillance is a technique in which aircraft automatically provide, via a data link, data from the on-board navigation and...
 
LitePoint Announces the First Fully-Integrated 5G Millimeter Wave Test System
The IQgig-5G system covers both the popular 28 GHz and 39 GHz 5G millimeter wave bands and has multiple RF ports which make it easy to...
 
Kratos Unmanned Systems Division Drones On and On...
USD is an industry leader in the rapid design, development and fielding of affordable high performance jet powered unmanned aerial drone systems...