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August 20th, 2018

The Fifth Robotic Arm for Mars Built by Maxar’s SSL Expected to Reach its Destination in November
Equipped with a state-of-the-art robotic arm built at SSL Robotics in Pasadena, California, previously known as MDA US Systems, InSight is...   Full Story

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.   Full Story

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...   Full Story

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   Full Story

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...   Full Story

Busy Time as Arianespace Preps for Vega and Ariane 5 Missions
All are ready as the payload processing for Arianespace’s two upcoming missions from French Guiana involving the European Space Agency’s Aeolus   Full Story

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...   Full Story

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.   Full Story

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.   Full Story

Mercury Systems Booked for Digital Signal Processing Subsystems for UAV ISR
Mercury Systems provides secure sensor and mission processing subsystems. Optimized for customer and mission success, the company’s ...   Full Story

NASA's Parker Solar Probe's Successful Milestones Have Begun With a Boom 
As of 12:00 p.m. EDT on August 16, Parker Solar Probe was 2.9 million miles from Earth, traveling at 39,000 miles per hour, and heading to a Venus flyby.   Full Story

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.   Full Story

DoD Inspector General Has "Concerns" for Air Force Space Command's Supply Chain
The supply chain is the sequence of activities necessary to provide an end user with a finished product or system (from raw material to finished...   Full Story

Inmarsat Mines a Partnership with Auxilium for IIoT and Comms
The partnership will see Auxilium deploying satellite connectivity from Inmarsat in its IIoT solutions. This will ensure that mining companies can...   Full Story

Comtech EF Data to Supply MNO in China with Replacement Modems
This latest order for $1.9 million, specified Comtech EF Data’s CDM-625A Advanced Satellite Modems, Up & Down Frequency Converters and the...   Full Story

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