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Satellogic with China Will Launch 90 Earth-Observation Satellites ... Remap Earth at 1-Meter Pixel Each Week
The company will remap Earth at 1-meter pixel resolution every week and dramatically reduce the cost of high-frequency geospatial analytics.
 
Tokyo Tech's Deep Learning Attitude Sensor Delivers Real-Time Image Recognition from Satellites' Orbit
Today, more than 200 are launched annually, establishing a new global 1-billion-USD space industry.
 
UPDATE: Arianespace Soyuz to Launch the CNES EyeSat Smallsat and to Deliver ANGELS to Space
ANGELS will be launched as an auxiliary payload with the COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation (CSG 1) and CHEOPS satellites...
 
D-Orbit Welcomes ESA and Italian Space Agency Smallsat Development Contract
The program’s mission is to convert promising engineering concepts into mature products, bridging the gap between research laboratories and...
 
Newtec to Provide Kacific with Dialog® VSAT Platform for Kacific1 Satellite
Newtec’s next-generation Mx-DMA return technology incorporates the best features of MF-TDMA and SCPC technologies to provide dynamic ...
 
ResearchAndMarkets.com's Small-Satellite Launch Services Market - Forecast to 2030 ... Provides Updates
Many incumbent and new players have sensed the upcoming small satellite demand and have started planning for providing dedicated services and ...
 
An FCC STA License is Received by Akash Systems for Satellite Launch
The GaN-on-Diamond technology will be integrated into a Ka-band (17.2 to 20.2 GHz) 3U radio transmitter and launched in a 12U CubeSat allowing for ...
 
UPDATE: The On Orbit Hawkeye360 Pathfinder Smallsats Are Now in Checkout and Testing
The smallsats were launched last year into LEO on December 3, 2018, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California...
 
ESA's Hera Mission Now Includes Smallsats
Hera has room to deliver two ‘six-unit’ smallsat missions to the Didymos asteroid system — a 780 meter-diameter, mountain-sized main body that is...
 
Concerns Regarding the Planned SpaceX Constellation...
As the IEEE ‘Spectrum’ report reminds readers, these altitudes are extremely low. “A space-based network like SpaceX’s requires two more...
 
The Satellite Applications Catapult Partners with Infostellar to Provide Improved Ground Station Access
The Catapult’s ground station is the primary ground location for its In Orbit Demonstration (IOD) program, a unique service that supports UK business...
 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Proposes Tiny Satellites as 'Guide Stars' for Huge Next Gen Telescopes
we might be able to build a telescope that's a little floppier, a little less stable, but could use a bright source as a reference to maintain its stability
 
New Discovery Reveals a Ring of Nano-Satellites Produces High-Res Imagery that Costs Less
"Several previous assumptions about long-range photography were incorrect," researcher Angika Bulbul said.
 
Why Swarm Technologies Had to Pay FCC $900,000 for SpaceBEE Picosatellites Settlement
The FCC determined that Swarm had launched the four SpaceBEEs from India and had unlawfully transmitted signals between Earth stations in ...
 
Acquisition: Bradford Space Brings Deep Space Industries Into Their Fold
Bradford Space has its own green propulsion systems for spacecraft, courtesy of the firm's 2017 acquisition of ECAPS, a Swedish company that...
 
South Africa's Two Small Satellites Sent Soaring to Monitor Marine Ships and Detect Forest Fires
There were 26 contract satellites aboard Thursday’s rocket, including some from Japan, Germany, Spain and the United States.
 
Aloha! Alaska Warms Up to Small Satellite Launch Facility in Hawaii 
he’s aware spaceport proposals have a fraught history on Hawaii Island, where community concerns about safety and environmental impacts have ...
 
China's Year's End Blast with Launch of Seven Satellites
The six Yunhai-2 satellites will be used to study atmospheric environment, monitor space environment, prevent and reduce disasters, and ...
 
Butane-Propelled GomX-4B Smallsat Mission Success for ESA and Manufacturer GomSpace
GomX-4B used its butane cold gas propulsion system to maneuver away from its twin, flying up to 4,500 km. away in a fixed geometry — a limit set ...
 
First Smallsat Rideshare on an ISRO PSLV for Spire Smallsats is Signed by NanoRacks
Polar orbit opportunities come in addition to NanoRacks’ market leadership in LEO, which includes smallsat deployments from the...