Recent Regulatory/Government News
The UK is Launching into a New Space Age — Lockheed Martin and Orbex Developing Launch Plans
Lockheed Martin will establish vertical launch operations in Sutherland, Scotland, and develop innovative technologies in Reading, Berkshire, with...
Airbus' Network for the Sky Gives the Military High Speed Connected Battle Space
interoperable between aircraft, satellites, command centers and mobile units on the ground or at sea, which will solve the huge dilemma of ...
FCC Makes Moves Mid-Band Spectrum to Facilitate 5G Development and Requires FSS Earth Stations Certification
The Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking adopted just released identifies new opportunities for flexible use in up to 500 megahertz of mid-band spectrum...
Bahrain's NSSA Ramps Up for First Satellite Launch In Two Years ... Begins Building Space Team
“The agency has so far received up to 400 applications to be part of the team”
Boeing's US$5 Million Contributes to a Strong European STEM Program
Boeing established three Newton concepts and non-profit FIRST Scandinavia successfully operates an additional 40 Newton Rooms in Norway.
Arralis' New Ka-Band Analogue Phase Shifters ... More Stable, 400 Percent Smaller than Other Aircraft Antennas
The good, the bad and, more importantly, the solutions regarding satellite antennas were discussed at the recent APSAT Conference in Jakarta.
Goonhilly Earth Station on the UK's First Spaceport Announcement
The company indicated they will be an integral part of the Spaceport Cornwall, Cornwall Council and Virgin Orbit partnership. Goonhilly is...
New Airbus-Led Consortium to Produce Seamless Satellite-Based Coverage of Europe
As part of the contract, six million square kilometers over 39 countries will be covered in 2018 with freshly acquired, very high-resolution, optical...
Goonhilly Makes Plans for Spending £32.4 Million From Antennas to Facilities, Deep Space Projects and More
involved in upcoming return-to-the-moon missions including the communications with spacecraft on the first Space Launch System launch.
ArianeGroup's New French Production Line Includes the World's Most Powerful Robot to Build Nozzles
has the world’s most powerful robot, capable of handling nozzles weighing in excess of 2 tons, measuring 3 meters in height and 2.2 meters in diameter.
Elbit Systems' Newest Qualifies for Both Civilian and NATO Military Missions... Unmanned Hermes 900 StarLiner
this has been the impetus of European countries to re-orient defense efforts from far-away conflicts to intense homeland and border security challenges.
Inmarsat’s Successful First Test of SwiftBroadband and General Atomics' MALE Journey Across the Pond
it eliminates the need for forward deployed ground infrastructure for command and control as well as take-off and landing operations
Rocket Lab Plans for a U.S. Launch Site ... Will Support Monthly Orbital Launches
Launch Complex 2 will be designed to support monthly orbital launches.
Telesat's MOU with General Dynamics Mission Systems to Develop User Terminals to Network Telesat's LEO Satellite Constellation
fiber-like broadband for commercial and government customers with the initial constellation of approximately 120 satellites that provide full global coverage.
Israel's Rush to the Moon by December 2019 will be the Fourth Country to Succeed
The Israeli lunar spacecraft will be the smallest to land on the moon, weighing only 1,322 pounds, or 600 kilograms.
China Launches Another Beidou Navigation Satellite that Rivals U.S.' GPS System
After the launch of the Beidou program, the United States banned exports of rubidium clocks to China.
Proposal from China to Roscosmos for a Joint China-Russia, World-Encompassing, Satellite Communications System
The Chinese delegation, which arrived in Moscow to get acquainted with the new leadership of Roscosmos, presented, among other things, its...
EUMETSAT Council Approves Funding
The EUMETSAT-funded activities will be contracted through ESA, as additional tasks to the contract already covering the development of the two...
Georgia Tech's US$1.2 Million Project with Xenesis and NASA/JPL Endorsement to Expand Space-to-Ground Communications
Through this architecture, a company, EO mission or global operator will compete on a level playing field for the first time since Sputnik.
Maritime Comms Agreement Navigated Into Place for Bangladesh's First Satellite
As per the agreement, with the help of the satellite, all the country’s ships and vessels navigating through the country’s rivers and seas will be able to...