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July 9th, 2019
 
 
Virgin Galactic and Social Capital Hedosophia Agree to a Merger
The merged company will have an anticipated initial enterprise value of $1.5 billion implying a 2.5x multiple of 2023 projected revenue and a 5.5x multiple...
 
Social Capital Founder Jumps into Space Race with $800M Investment in Virgin Galactic
The company plans to charge $250,000 to give space tourists about four minutes of weightlessness in the area about 62 miles above sea level that 
 
NOAA's DSCOVR Spacecraft in "Spacehold"
SCOVR succeeds NASA's Advanced Composition Explorer's (ACE) role in supporting solar wind alerts and warnings from the L1 orbit, the neutral...
 
Live Action Demos by ND SATCOM Reveal the Firm's Latest SATCOM Technologies
The SATCOM-On-The-Move (SOTM) live demo — featuring broadband video transfer from a moving vehicle — was a definite highlight...
 
ENENSYS' Excitement as Satellite Input is Added to Teamcast Vortex II Exciter
Teamcast Vortex II supports ATSC 1.0 and ATSC 3.0 terrestrial TV standards and comes as a 1-RU rack exciter that features unique...
 
Ball Aerospace Sees Green in the Sky ... Successful Small Sat On-Orbit Testing of Green Fuel
The propellant, called AF-M315E, is a Hydroxyl Ammonium Nitrate fuel and oxidizer monopropellant developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory. 
 
China Planning to Launch an EO Constellation
China Central Television, a state broadcaster, revealed that the AI-controlled constellation is set to be realized by 2021. A total of 192...
 
Naval Postgraduate School's NPSAT-1 On-Orbit
On board NPSAT-1 are experiments developed by the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to investigate space weather and support space...
 
Forrester Reports: Amazon's True Plethora of Satellites
Amazon's ‘Project Kuiper’ has already received plenty of speculation, but now the Jeff Bezos-backed business has formally asked...
 
Space Development Agency Seeks Industry Information for Space-Based Systems
To further the agency's mission, SDA requests information from industry related to satellite bus, payload, applique, and launch concepts that can...
 
Opinion ... Space Force is More Important than Space Command
resurrecting a separate unified combatant command for space, the U.S. Space Command that existed from 1985 to 2001, is a sensible decision, but
 
Orbital Micro Systems and Georgia Tech Partner Up for MMIC Development for EO Instruments
The GEMS constellation is planned to incorporate some 48 satellites operating in LEO gathering global temperature, humidity, and precipitation...