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August 20th, 2018
Maxar’s SSL's Fifth Robotic Arm for NASA to Reach Mars in November
SSL’s long legacy as a trusted contractor to NASA provided five robotic arms for Mars landers and rovers. That’s every robotic arm on the Martian surface!
MIT and NASA's JPL Collaborate as a Tiny but Mighty ASTERIA Achieves a First for CubeSats
Measurement of an exoplanet transit demonstrates proof of concept that small spacecraft can perform high-precision photometry.
Students Preparing Their Own Satellite Telescope for Duty in Space
With telescopes, bigger is better: the larger their primary mirror, the more light they can capture and the better the images they can create. Currently...
After Years of Delay, Russia's Research Module Nauka Will Launch to ISS in 2019
The module Nauka began in 1995 and was to be used at the ISS as a stand-by substitute for Zarya. The launch was repeatedly postponed until now
ISO Has Just Published Guidelines for Small Spacecraft
Bringing together international expertise, ISO/TS 20991, Space systems — Requirements for small spacecraft — details the requirements for various...
Comtech EF Data Working with SPAWAR on TDMA ATIP Production Terminals Long-Term Support
ATIP is a Layer-2 Ethernet bridging device installed on ship, shore and submarine platforms in the Navy Multi-band Terminal (NMT). The ATIP...
NSSLGlobal Floats Vertom-Bojen's Boats with Contract for ‘VSAT Powerhouse’ Status
It's a deal and so a vast Vertom-Bojen fleet of mini bulkers, general cargo vessels and multi-purpose vessels will rely on NSSLGlobal's VSAT IP@SEA.
The Prize from the Planck Satellite, or How a Group of Finnish Researchers Won the Gruber Prize
The unprecedented accuracy of the measurement results enables the birth, age, composition and geometry of the universe to be precisely estimated.
Mercury Systems' $11.6 Million Order Booked for Digital Signal Processing Subsystems for UAV ISR
Mercury Systems provides secure sensor and mission processing subsystems powering a variety of critical defense and intelligence programs.
Bye Aerospace StartoAirNet Protoype Has a Successful First Flight
The Solesa and StratoAirNet family of aircraft systems are intended to provide support for long-endurance commercial and government security..
CASIS and Teledyne Brown Engineering Offer Remote Sensing Challenge Using MUSES
MUSES can simultaneously host up to four instruments and offers the ability to change, upgrade, and robotically service those instruments.
Marlink's Maritime Partnership With Transmetrics Optimizes Empty Container Logistics
unlock the power of big data to optimize empty container logistics based on their extensive experience in demand forecasting and predictive optimization
Next Phase of Development Underway by SSL for DARPA's RSGS Mission Robotic Payload
a recently completed preliminary design review showed that the robotic payload design coupled with a Space Systems Loral spacecraft bus
SI Imaging Services' Feasibility Study of Using KOMPSAT-5 SAR to Measure Chukchi Sea Ice
This study presented that the KOMPSAT-5 SAR images can be used to produce high-resolution sea ice maps of the Arctic Ocean. 
RigNet's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Begins Immediately
As CFO, Ahlstrom will report directly to President and Chief Executive Officer, Steven Pickett.  He will be responsible for overseeing all financial...
Cruising for Higher Throughputs — NSR Releases New Maritime SATCOM Report
According to NSR’s Maritime SATCOM Market’s 6th Edition, commercial passenger markets will post double-digit revenue growth over the next ten...