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May 29th, 2018
 
 
Report Regarding U.S. Department of Defense Prepares for Conflict Expected to Take Place Above Earth ... in Space
It's a sobering thought and though some would prefer to not think about 'it', that is not what the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is doing.
 
Both a New Launch Window and Manifest Additions for Rocket Lab Mission
‘It’s Business Time’ will launch from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand, the world’s only private orbital launch facility. The site is licensed...
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne's Reliable Thrusters Enable Cygnus to Arrive at International Space Station
“With more than 3,000 of our MR-106 thrusters flown, this thruster has become the industry workhorse for reaction control propulsion.”
 
Thales Alenia Space and SCNTPL Polish Technology Center Partner to Create Panels for Spacebus' NEO
Thales Alenia Space has placed an initial order with SCNTPL, to provide structural panels for its Spacebus NEO platform.
 
Spacecom Voids Deal for AMOS-8 With California-Based Satellite Manufacturer Loral
a result of the accident, Spacecom lost a $95 million deal with Facebook and a planned $285 million acquisition by Shanghai-listed telecommunications ...
 
Bangladesh Plans to Launch Bangabandhu-2 Even Before Bangabandhu-1 Begins Tasks in Space
Project director of Bangabandhu-1 Mezbahuzzaman said after reaching its orbital slot both of its ground stations are receiving signals from the satellite.
 
The Space CARBon Observatory Project Finds Airbus Leading a European Consortium of Companies
The project aims at solving a key challenge of anthropogenic greenhouse gases (GHGs) monitoring from Space: improvement of the temporal revisit...
 
Tribute ... How a Bean Became a Moon Walking NASA Astronaut and Accomplished Artist
"Up there, I weighed only 50. So I could prance around on my toes. It was quite easy to do. Buzz and Neil on the Moon...were bouncing around a lot."
 
Embraer Selects Viasat's Global Aero Terminal 5510 for their Executive Jets
Viasat will be the Ka-band broadband satellite connectivity provider on the Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 airframes. Aircraft will be equipped with...
 
Airbus' Major 40 Million Euros NATO Comms Contract
The NATO Communications Infrastructure project will replace a major part of the NATO General Communications System (NGCS), involving 72 NATO ...
 
It's About Time ... and Orolia's Atomic Clocks Awarded 26M Euros Contract for Galileo's Global Navigation System
Orolia will supply its Spectratime Rubidium Atomic Frequency Standard and its Passive Hydrogen Masers physics package for an additional 12 Galileo ...
 
Orbital Micro Systems' CEO to Present at the NewSpace Atlantic Summit
In the session, “Space Infrastructures and Actionable Intelligence from Space,” Hosack will highlight a private-public partnership bein...
 
Satcom Global's Aura VSAT Service Selected by Zodiac Maritime
To date, 36 vessels are live on the Aura network enjoying reliable high-speed communications and upwards of 80 will be installed on Zodiac-managed vessels...
 
Berg Insight Releases Their New Airport Asset Tracking Systems Report
Growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12.5 percent, the active installed base is estimated to reach close to 0.3 million units...
 
Rockwell Collins’ Expanded Cabin Portfolio Selected for First Airbus ACJ320neo VIP Aircraft
AMAC and Acropolis selected Rockwell Collins’ Venue™ HD cabin management and entertainment system to provide their passengers with an...
 
New Head of the China National Space Administration Named
The announcement that Zhang Kejian would take on the role was made on May 24. Zhang also becomes the head of the State Administration for ...