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Why Russia's New Anti-Satellite Plane Is Very Bad Idea
Attacking satellites could cause a nuclear war.
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne's Jettison Motor Successfully Tested for NASA's Orion Spacecraft
During the third and final hot fire test, the jettison motor was fired for under two seconds in ambient temperatures to produce more than 40,000 pounds...
 
Standing Up to the Stress to Solve Mysteries of the World ... NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Achieves Milestone
During these tests, Webb’s five-layer sunshield was released and tensioned, allowing a never-before seen view of the observatory.
 
Seraphim Capital's Space Camp in Mission 4 Names Seven New Startups
Launched by Seraphim Capital in 2018, Seraphim Space Camp is a nine-week program, culminating in an Investor Day. The first three cohorts...
 
Globalstar Europe Delighted with GTC's 15K SPOT Device Sales
GTC’s customer base for SPOT spans both consumer and organizational users including security firms, utilities, maritime operations specialists...
 
QuadSAT to Collaborate with ESA to Ensure UAS Compliance with SOMAP for Satellite Operators
QuadSAT, with technical support from GVF and the Danish Technological Institute, will establish their UAS testing capabilities to deliver SOMAP type-approvals...
 
Vietnam Contracts with Japan for a Satellite
The deal, involving about 20 billion yen in project costs, will be aided by official development assistance from the Japanese government in the form...
 
The AFRL's S5 Smallsat is the Focus of an On-Orbit Inspection Mission by the Organization's Mycroft Satellite
This effort will be a rendezvous between the experimental Mycroft satellite and a second experimental AFRL satellite called the Small Satellite Space Surveillance System, or S5...
 
SNC and Partners Deliver a Post-ISS Study to the European Space Agency
The study looked at scenarios for European microgravity missions in LEO on the premise the ISS will eventually be either decommissioned or turned ..
 
Forrester Reports: Telesat Raises New Debt to Pay Down Older Debt
The new borrowings are priced at 6.5 percent and are not due until October of 2027. The debt offering was originally designed to raise $500 million and...
 
The 25th Secretary of the U.S. Air Force... and Possibly Space Command... Confirmed by U.S. Senate
Barrett’s lopsided confirmation was largely expected. She earned praise from senators in remarks prior to the vote that summarized her extensive...
 
Notes from Explore 19 Conference Include SuperDove's Next-Generation PlanetScope's Interoperability
Will discussed details about the Next Generation Planetscope, which includes 4-band, 5-band and 8-band PlanetScope imagery powered by SuperDove.
 
U.S. Navy's MUOS SATCOM System Now Operationally Effective
Known as the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS), this is a U.S. Navy-led effort that provides essential narrowband satellite communications for ...
 
ORBCOMM Solves Pottle's Transportation Needs for Fleet-Wide Trailer Monitoring Solution
The ORBCOMM devices can be installed externally on trailers in about 10 minutes, even when the asset is loaded, making Pottle’s deployments quick ..
 
Preparations Underway by China to Launch Capsules for their Space Station
China aims to complete the construction of the space station around 2022. Weighing 66 tons, the Tiangong space station will be T-shaped with the...
 
Planet's Imagery Service Transitioned from the NGA to the NRO with a New Multi-Year Contract
Recognizing the importance of mission continuity, the scope of the new NRO contract is comparable to NGA’s previous contracts with Planet and...
 
AXESS Network's Bogota Teleport Gains WTA Tier 3 Certification
Since its introduction at IBC 2015, the Certification program has quickly grown in popularity. Starting with one certified facility in 2015, the program...
 
No Small Matter ... LeoLabs' Kiwi Space Radar Can Track Super Small Objects in LEO
designed to track approximately 250,000 additional objects down to 2 centimeters in size that account for most of the risk of collisions in space
 
Ten Years of On-Orbit Success for the Northrop Grumman-Built STSS Satellites
Continuing to operate today, the STSS satellites provide critical support for missile and national defense. Two STSS satellites were launched into LEO...
 
Survey: Latest Technology Not Getting to U.S. Military Fast Enough
“We have men and women in uniform that have far better connectivity at home than they do on a mission,”