Recent Regulatory/Government News
Arianespace's Soyuz Launches A Pair...Galileo Discovered Jupiter's Satellites + Two Satellites Named In His Honor Go Into Space
Among the many accomplishments of Galileo was the discovery of the four largest satellites of Jupiter (named the Galilean moons in his honor) and today two satellites named after him have been launched.
NASA Sends Two Astronauts To ISS For A Long Time...One Year In Space + The Effects On The Human Spirit
Two humans said farewell to Earth for nearly 12 months to settle into the ISS for one year. Scott Kelly's identical twin brother is a retired NASA astronaut, which could make the experiments more interesting.
Boeing's GPS IIF-9 Confirms Its On Orbit Health
“Boeing, ULA and the Air Force successfully launched four GPS IIFs last year, the highest operations tempo in over 20 years, and this latest mission marks the first of three launches planned in 2015.” —Dan Hart, V.P., Boeing Government Space Systems.
UK Space Agency Appoints Avanti...Takes iKnowledge To 250 Rural Schools In Tanzania
The iKnowledge program will equip up to 250 schools in rural and underserved areas of Tanzania with ICT infrastructure.
OHB Builds 'em So They Can Fly Away... Adam + Anastasia
“This was a very emotional moment for all of us who eagerly watched the launch and the activities of the next few hours in Bremen, Toulouse, Kourou and everywhere around the world..."
Orbital ATK's GEM Of A Contribution Was Vital To Successful Launch Of ULA's Delta IV Rocket
A rocket propelled launch of a satellite is the end result of numerous companies and experts working to achieve one goal...get it up and launch the satellite(s), another company stepping up to share their contribution is...
UK Space Agency Finalizes Seven Projects... From CubeSats To e-Finance... Benefits Emerging Economies
UK satellite data and cutting-edge space technology plays an ever increasing role on the international scene in both the economies of major and established space nations as well as in the development of emerging space nations.
Sequestration Remains A Serious Threat... And Space Is No Longer A Sanctuary...
"Space "is a global good and has been a driver for economic growth, environmental monitoring, verification of treaties and an enabler for everyday citizens at home and abroad."—Douglas L. Loverro, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Space Policy.
Partnership Agreement Between Sierra Nevada Corporation + NASA Amended For Dream Chaser®
"The continued agreement and addition of the Closeout Review milestone ensures the entire Dream Chaser Space System continues its path forward to CDR maturation.”—Mark N. Sirangelo, Corporate V.P., Space Systems, SNC.
Harris Receives $25M... Flies In Falcon III® For NATO Nation
Supplying armed forces with manpack and handheld radios for battlefield communications, enables secure communications interoperability
OHB AG Now Known As OHB SE... Adopts Legal Structure Of A Societas Europaea
The shareholders had previously passed a resolution in July 2014 approving this change in corporate status.
NSR Expanding Market Share ...Diversity Between Core Satellite Mobility Markets
So what happens when companies merge and then merge again?
Space Tech Conference 2015 Faces Challenges + Opportunities
How are missions changing in a budget-restricted environment? Which technologies will meet future space access and exploration requirements?
Launch Successful...ULA's Delta IV On The Way To Deliver U.S.A.F.'s GPS IIF-9 Satellite
Fog didn't dampen the spirits of those involved in a successful launch today of the GPS IIF-9 launch for the United States Air Force.
NOAA's New Civilian Weather Satellites To Be Built By OrbitalATK
Orbital will design and fabricate the JPSS spacecraft, integrate government-furnished instruments, conduct satellite-level testing, and support in-orbit check-out and mission operations.
Copernicus EO Data To Be Fed Into New UK Facility For Dissemination
Copernicus is launching a family of satellites, called Sentinels, that will provide accurate, timely and easily accessible information to improve the management of our environment, understand and mitigate the effects of climate change and ensure civil security.
Moog's Pogo Suppression Valves...Just One Of Many Items In The Successful Launch Of ULA's Delta IV Mission
The Boeing GPS IIF-9 satellite is equipped with Moog thruster valves, isolation valves and service valves that contribute to the satellite’s Attitude Control System (ACS).
U.S. Air Force Is Elated w/Launch Of GPS IIF-9 From Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
"I'm elated with today's successful launch. The GPS constellation remains healthy, strong and robust, and, in over 20 years since initial operational capability, GPS has never failed to deliver on its global positioning, navigation, and timing commitments..."
The Eyes Of Texas Are Upon Hughes Government Solutions For Digital Signage + Learning Management
"This contract vehicle also complements our existing contract with Texas DIR, on which we offer satellite broadband to rural schools and agencies, further adding depth and breadth to our educational technology offerings."—Tony Bardo, Ass't V.P., Government Solutions, Hughes.
Malibu Division of Communications & Power Industries Reaps The $2.5M Award For Supporting The Reaper®/Predator®
When it comes to the military theater, commanders who receive data and images in near real-time have a real chance of being one step ahead with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) information and making this possible is...