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Curtiss-Wright is Preparing for Moon and Mars Missions
Curtiss-Wright is working with NASA and aerospace leaders to return Americans to the Moon and send astronauts to Mars in the early 2030s. With...
 
Historic Israeli Lunar Launch Press Conference Scheduled by SpaceIL and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI)
This is the world’s first privately funded lunar mission — Israel’s lunar journey will begin this month when the lunar lander “Beresheet” (“In the Beginning”)...
 
State-Of-The-Art SmallSat Production Facility Inaugurated by LeoStella
The company is a joint venture between Thales Alenia Space, joint venture between Thales (67 percent) and Leonardo (33 percent), and Seattle-based Spaceflight Industries...
 
Spectra Group to Engage with Attendees at IDEX 2019
Spectra’s SlingShot is a small appliqué that provides in-service tactical VHF and UHF radios with a Beyond Line of Sight Communications-On-The Move (BLOS COTM) capability...
 
Senior Leaders from SpaceX and Virgin Orbit Join the Relativity Space Executive Team
The company has announced that 12 former senior leaders from SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Orbit, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Waymo, Zoox, and Tesla...
 
RS-25 Engine Testing Restarted by NASA at Stennis
Wednesday’s test was the eighth in the “Retrofit 1b” series for prime contractor Aerojet Rocketdyne’s production restart program. Four RS-25s will...
 
SPAWAR Contracts with Comtech EF Data Corporation for Satellite Modems
The delivery order specified Comtech EF Data’s SLM-5650B Satellite Modems and firmware upgrades. The SLM-5650B Satellite Modem is...
 
C-Band RF Over Fiber Link Debuts from ViaLite
The link's full frequency range is 500 MHz to 7.5 GHz. By removing the requirement for an up/down converter to convert signals to an IF band, the...
 
Teledyne e2v Completes Image Sensor Delivery for the Sentinel-5/UVNS Mission
The Sentinel-5/UVNS instrument onboard MetopSG-A is focused on global monitoring of key air quality trace gases and aerosols as a part of the...
 
The First 3D Printed Part for a SpaceIL Moon Landing is Developed by RUAG Space
A 3D engine mount from RUAG Space will be the first 3D printed part on the moon — the lunar lander of the private Israeli company SpaceIL
 
NavVis Can SLAM Point Clouds to Remove Artifacts ... the Fringe Benefits Points No More Scattered Beams 
Fringe points and dynamic objects are two common types of point cloud artifacts that affect all 3D laser scanning devices. Fringe points arise when a...
 
CM Technology Gains Antennas and Services Contract from RBC Signals
During the first quarter of fiscal year 2019, the company received an order for $1.3 million for antennas and other services...
 
Phase Four's Maxwell Engines to Empower Capella Space SAR Satellites and Tyvak SmallSats
Phase Four’s Maxwell is the first turnkey RF thruster-based propulsion solution targeted at small satellite constellations and is gaining swift traction...
 
The Orbex Prime Rocket Facility for SmallSat Delivery to Orbit Debuts in Scotland
The rocket is designed to deliver smallsats into Earth’s orbit — the rocket was unveiled at an opening ceremony attended by VIPs from the UK and European...
 
NovelSat Debuts New Multi-Rx Satellite IP Demodulator 
The NS HUB4000 is a multi-receiver satellite transmission IP unit designed for mobile backhauling and enterprise satellite data transmission network...
 
Airbus Expands Their Optical Production Capabilities for Satellites
In February of 2019, Airbus will begin building an Industry 4.0* factory to automate and digitize the production of solar arrays for satellites. This will...
 
Next Generation Navigation System Contract from the U.S. Air Force Awarded to Northrop Grumman
Based upon modular and truly open systems architecture, the EGI-M system will support the rapid insertion of new capabilities and adaptability based on...
 
Northrop Grumman Completes Acoustic and Sine Vibration Testing of NASA's James Webb Telescope  
Acoustic and sine vibration testing validates the structural design and verifies the mechanical workmanship and integrity of the actual flight SCE...
 
Ecliptic Enterprises' Avionics Succeeded in Spaceflight's Successful Sun-Synchronous Orbit-A Mission
The UFF and LFF were both outfitted with a redundant suite of Ecliptic-supplied control avionics, battery packs, radio transmitters and wire...
 
The Guidance and Navigation Systems for the HERACLES Moon Mission to be Designed by GMV
The HERACLES mission has to meet several concurrent technological challenges: to demonstrate human-controlled subsystems, such as...