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UPDATE: System Is  Fixed, Launch Today? U.S. Strategic Command + ULA... Space Surveillance Network Sensor
[SatNews]  The system has been fixed, and the launch is scheduled for today, however with a 70 percent chance of unfavorable weather...
 
Lockheed Martin + USAF Space & Missile Systems Center—You Won't Find These HOPS In Any Brewed Beverage (Hosted Payloads)
[SatNews] Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has been competitively selected for the U.S. Air Force’s Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) initiative, which is aimed at integrating some...
 
SES + USAF Space & Missile Systems Center—You Also Won't Find These HOPS In Any Brewed Beverage (Hosted Payloads)
[SatNews] SES Government Solutions (SES GS) is one of 14 awardees granted a share of a contract worth in total a...
 
Russia—Progress M-24M Heading Out For ISS (Launch)
[SatNews] Russia’s Soyuz space carrier with Progress M-24M freighter blasted off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan early...
 
NASA... Celebrates Chandra's 15th Birthday With Photos + Shock Waves Millions Of Miles Per Hour (Event | Satellite)
 
[SatNews] NASA has released four new images of supernova remnants, showing spectacular cosmic vistas that are the glowing debris fields created when massive stars exploded at the ends of their lives.
 
House of Representatives—STELA For SatTV Subscribers Passes (Legislation)
[SatNews] Satellite content providers will now be able to repurpose signals from other markets when their...
 
Telit M2MAir Drives Automile Pro...A Little Black Box Tells All (M2M)
[SatNews] The Stockholm-based automobile-tracking startup will partner with the global m2m (Machine to Machine) communications enabler, using their Mobile Core to provide ...
 
Sierra Nevada Corporation—Making It Past Milestone 9 (Spacecraft Testing)
[SatNews] Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has successfully passed Milestone 9, the Risk Reduction and Technology Readiness Level (TRL) Advancement Testing milestone, for several critical...
 
JAXA + Quasi-Zenith Satellite—Japanese Government Pinpoints Natural Disasters Down To Centimeters  (Satellites)
[SatNews] An updated disaster prevention and evacuation system is more vital than ever after a devastating mudslide hit Nagiso early in July…
 
Arianespace Sets The Date For The Big Bang Mission (Launch)
[SatNews] This fifth and final European ATV – designated Georges Lemaître after the Belgian physicist and father of the Big Bang theory...
 
SES Government Solutions (SES GS) + USAF Space & Missile Systems Center (SMC)—Picking Up Pathfinder (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews]  SES Government Solutions (SES GS) has been awarded an $8,245,160 firm-fixed-price COMSATCOM Pathfinder contract by the...
 
Harris Corporation—Multi-Band + Multi-Mission Solution For TacOps (Comms)
[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $15 million order to deliver its latest...
 
Hughes Network...Steady With Thales Defense & Security On Wheels + Ready Anywhere... Anytime
[SatNews] This robust and private network solution can be deployed virtually anywhere, making it ideal for emergency ...
 
European Space Agency's Rosetta Approaches.... A Rubber Ducky With A Body + A Head?
[SatNews] "The images faintly remind me of a rubber ducky with a body and a head."
 
Russia—Oko-1 Early Warning Satellite Replacement Expected By Q4 (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] According to the Kommersant newspaper, "product 14F142" is on the launch schedule by Russia for...
 
Space Systems/Loral + DARPA—New Capabilities For GEO Missions (Satellite—Hardware)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SSL) has been selected by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to integrate the flight hardware for a new capability...
 
Space Systems/Loral + NASA—Attention To An Asteroid—Updated (Concept Study)
[SatNews] Space Systems/Loral (SSL) is one of the companies selected by NASA to study system concepts and key technologies for NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission, which is...
 
NASA’s Aqua Captures 102 Uncontrolled Fires + Cauliflower-Shaped Clouds (MODIS)
[SatNews] ...tall, cauliflower-shaped clouds that billowed up above the smoke.
 
Department of Defense (DoD)—SATCOM Support Contracts For SSC Pacific + More (Business)
[SatNews] The Department of Defense has announced that Alutiiq Pacific LLC,* a small business based in Anchorage, Alaska, is being awarded a potential $23,221,444...
 
Canadian Space Agency (CSA), MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates (MDA), Optech + NASA—Laser Looks On Bennu (Satellite—Instrument)
[SatNews] In partnership with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is advancing Canada’s leadership in...