Recent Regulatory/Government News
Michigan Could Start Launching Rockets to Space
Michigan's spaceport would be different than the $220 million publicly financed spaceport in New Mexico that is derided by critics as a boondoggle.
UPDATE #7: SpaceIL's and IAI's Beresheet Spacecraft Accomplishes Another Maneuver
Beresheet is now in an elliptical orbit where it is expected to leave Earth's orbit and join the moon's orbit at 405,000 km (251,655 miles) from Earth...
Space-Based Lasers and Particle Beams, Part of Pentagon's $304 Million Funding Request for Missile Defense
Defense officials want to test a neutral particle-beam in orbit in fiscal 2023 as part of a ramped-up effort to explore various types of space-based...
Northrop Grumman’s Technologies Protect the Warfighter on Both the Rocket and the Satellite
This exemplifies the breadth of our capabilities to protect the warfighter by contributing key technologies on both the rocket and the satellite.
Australian Space Agency Announces New Mission Control Center to be Built
The Australian Government has just announced $A12 million for the space industry in the South Australian capital, consisting of $6 million for the...
Scotland Can Win European Space Race, Says Member of Scottish Parliment
“Scotland builds more spacecraft than anywhere else outside California and that’s something to be proud of.
Astrobotic Commends the Additional Funding for NASA's Lunar Exploration Campaign
Astrobotic also supports the proposed Lunar Future program that makes important investments in public-private partnerships and innovative...
ULA Successfully Launches WGS-10 Satellite, a 'Critical Asset', for U.S. Air Force
“We are very proud to deliver this critical asset to orbit in support of the U.S. and Allied warfighters deployed around the world defending our national security.”
Power from the Pad as Aerojet Rocketdyne Launches WGS-10 Military Communications Satellite
the launch began when a single RS-68A engine ignited to boost the Delta IV off the pad, providing more than 705,000 pounds of lift-off thrust.
Made In Space Completes Ground-Based Manufacturing & Assembly Testing for Archinaut Program
MIS demonstrated autonomous reversible connection and joining techniques of 3D printed parts and other pre-fabricated components such as ...
SES Video Bringing HD Services to the Republic of Benin
As part of the agreement, a number of HD channels will be broadcast over Benin, making this the first HD channels to be available over Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) service...
Thales Alenia Space Launches Plans for Nepal's Satellite Communication System
services such as telemedicine, e-learning, e-government, disaster management, information technologies, agriculture, tourism, hydropower ...
Nepal Plans for a First ... Launch of Nepalese-1 Satellite
The Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) plans to launch the first satellite, called Nepalese-1, from Nepal on April 17, 2019 ...
SENER Can Hold Down and Release While Flying in Space with an X-Ray Telescope for the ATHENA
the study of gamma-ray bursts, magnetic interactions between extrasolar planets and their stars, the gasses surrounding galaxy groups, the auroras of
Arianespace Delays Launch of VV14 ... Italy's PRISMA Satellite
PRISMA can operate in two modes, a primary mode and a secondary mode beginning with a collection of hyperspectral and panchromatic data ...
Delay ... Rocket Lab's Launch for DARPA
originally scheduled for late February, has been moved to the second half of March because of the delay of the arrival of an experimental military satellite.
Forrester Reports: Time for More Turbulence for Intelsat and SES
One of the main opponents to the CBA’s scheme is T-Mobile which, last week, suggested that owners of C-band Earth Stations (often cable operators ...
Satellite Images Suggest Activity at North Korean Rocket Facility
"that's really what it looks like when the North Koreans are in the process of building a rocket."
VORAGO Technologies Takes the Heat ... Grant for Rad-Hard Microcontroller for U.S. Department of Defense and Air Force
can be used for many years by the U.S.A.F. in various platforms with significant software reuse that shortens development and reduces costs.
The Three Hundredth Long March Mission Sends New Satellite to Orbit for China
The "ChinaSat 6C" satellite was launched at 0:28 a.m. Beijing Time by a Long March-3B carrier rocket. The satellite will provide high-quality radio and...