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UPDATE: Iran's Controversial Attempt to Launch a Satellite Ends Up a Moot Point as Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit
The U.S. and its allies allege the same satellite-launching technology could be used to develop long-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons. 
 
Acquisition: ETL Systems Gains Atlantic Microwave
ETL Systems operates globally with manufacturing and R&D sites based in the UK. The UK facilities combined with offices in Washington DC and...
 
Maxar's President and CEO, Howard Lance, Resigns... Daniel Jablonsky Named to the Leadership Position
Mr. Jablonsky, who most recently served as President of DigitalGlobe, a Maxar Technologies company, will also join the Maxar Board of Directors...
 
Global Launch System Payload Market Report Released by ResearchAndMarkets
The satellite launch industry is witnessing tremendous growth with many new players entering the market. According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a...
 
Boeing Invests in Isotropic Systems
By taking advantage of optical beam steering, Isotropic's innovative user terminals can simultaneously connect with several different satellites without...
 
Aireon’s Payload Joins ADS-B Payload Family On Orbit
This launch brought the total number of Aireon payloads in orbit to 75 (66 operational payloads and 9 spares), completing the historic launch program...
 
Airbus Has the Winning Hand for Blackjack Program ... DARPA's Selection to Develop Small Constellation Satellite Bus 
Constellations of inexpensive satellites permit wide scale disaggregated architectures enhancing survivability across many different mission areas.
 
Forrester Reports: Ten Percent Staff Cuts by SpaceX
After the cut-backs SpaceX, will have about 6,000 staff on the payroll. It is not yet clear whether it is Musk’s rocket division or his new ‘Starlink’...
 
MUOS Comms Upgrades Contract from U.S.M.C. to Harris Corporation
Harris has continued to invest in the development and deployment of MUOS and other advanced waveforms to add capability to the widely deployed ...
 
RigNet Keeps 'em Completely Connected with CompleteConnect Intelligent Remote LTE Services
CompleteConnect automatically switches between LTE providers and LTE and VSAT to give users the most extensive and reliable coverage.
 
No More What’s NEXT After Successful Launch of Iridium®'s NEXT Satellites by SpaceX's Falcon 9
Iridium is the only satellite communications network that spans the entire globe, and Iridium NEXT is one of the largest "tech upgrades" in space history.
 
New Antenna Control System Debuts from Radeus Labs
The Model 2200 Antenna Control System is designed with a feature set to support full motion, LEO and MEO antenna applications. With velocity...
 
WTA Publishes Their Top Teleport Operators of 2018 Rankings
The 2018 Top Operator rankings are based on data from the last two complete fiscal years: fiscal 2017, in whatever month it ended, and the...
 
Elon Musk Shows Off Starship
On Friday, January 11, Musk stated that SpaceX had completed the installation of a Starship reusable space-rocket system launch vehicle for a...
 
Global Satellite Operator Awards Comtech EF Data with Infrastructure Equipment Order
The order specified Comtech EF Data's CDM-760 Advanced High-Speed Trunking and Broadcast Modem, which offers the user data rates of over...
 
Fait Accompli and Adieu! As the Last Batch of Iridium® NEXT Satellites are Launched 
the first time an operator and a manufacturer have worked together replacing a constellation of 66 satellites, one-by-one, with no user service interruption 
 
Maxar’s SSL Selected to Define Small Satellite Requirements to Detect Methane Emissions for Environmental Defense Fund
named MethaneSAT, will enable Environmental Defense Fund to change the way detection and analyzation is established of methane emissions ...
 
NASA Reports a Wide Field Camera 3 Anomaly on Hubble Space Telescope
The super star is ten times more massive than the Sun and 200 times larger.
 
Leadership Changes at Roccor and Solid Power ...Two Startups Have Taken Off and are Thriving
“Both companies have been wildly successful, experiencing considerable growth within their markets over the past one to two years.”
 
Special Aerospace Services to Host Fouth Biennial Human Spaceflight Exploration Forum
At the event itself, there will be no press, no social media, and no post meeting attribution. Attendees will have the liberty to discuss the pressing ...