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Thales Alenia Space and OHB System AG Unite for PLATO a Cosmic Vision
Unlike the previous missions, CoRot and Kepler, it will offer the unique ability to carry out stable, wide-field observations of bright stars over a very long
RUAG Space Does Double Duty ... Steers BepiColombo to Mercury and is the 'Brain' of the Ariane Rocket
Also, the “brain” or on-board computers of the Ariane rocket, was produced by RUAG Space.
Emergency! Expedition 57's Astronauts' Harrowing, Life-Threatening Return Trip to Baikonur
"The boys have landed," Mission Control assured the space station crew.
Advanced Spacecraft Navigation Techniques to be Studied by Astrobotic for NASA JPL
Though the software will be designed to be applicable to a range of missions, spacecraft, and sensors, the team is working toward a landed...
Satellite Interference Reduction Group and Intelligence-Sec to Host Event in Asia
As more satellites are launched there is an ever increasing issue of satellite interference that is sometimes unintentional, and other times it's not so much.
NASA and the Israel Space Agency to Share a Ride on SpaceIL’s Commercial Lunar Mission to Land on the Moon in 2019
NASA and the Israel Space Agency (ISA) are combining efforts to share a ride of sorts... to the Moon.
UK’s Space Agency's Licensing Process Gets the Green Light ... Now Includes a New Traffic Light System
This new approach should also make it easier for operators to procure insurance for large constellations of satellites that could be used for ...
Dramatic Satellite Photos Reveal Horrific Conditions After Earthquake and Tsunami Hit Indonesia
7.5 earthquake and tsunami that struck Palu, Indonesia reveal death toll is more than 1,200, and food and water for the survivors requires police ...
Critical Design Review (CDR) Passed by NOAA's JPSS-2 Satellite
JPSS-2, or Joint Polar Satellite System-2, will join NOAA-20 in a series of polar-orbiting satellites to monitor the Earth’s atmosphere, land and oceans...
New Horizons Spacecraft Trajectory Tweaked for Ultima Thule Flyby on New Year's Eve
At 4.1 billion miles (6.6 billion kilometers) from Earth, Ultima Thule will be the most distant object ever visited by a spacecraft. New Horizons itself was...
SpaceX's NightLight Launches SAOCOM 1A Satellite and a Successful Return of Falcon 9
Flying both constellations along the same orbit supports a rapid response by providing SAR information in emergency situations.
The FCC Updates and Outlines their Take on the Proposed C-Band Restructuring
Chairman Pai reminded delegates of the FCC’s recent work and said, “The FCC has been extremely aggressive in making more airwaves available for...
RBC Signals and Ecuadorian Civilian Space Agency Collaborate For LEO Optical Communication System and More
optical communication capabilities are a component of their own service offering, as more customers look for alternatives to traditional RF communication technologies, especially for deep space missions.
Pilot Smallsat Evaluation Program Launched by NASA for Supplemental Earth Observations
NASA’s Earth Science Division in Washington issued blanket purchase agreements for the “Private Sector Small Constellation Satellite Data Product Pilot” program...
A More Complete Understanding of the Saturn System, Thanks to NASA/JPL's Cassini Spacecraft
Six teams of researchers are publishing their work October 5 in the journal Science, based on findings from Cassini's Grand Finale. That's when, as...
The Voyager 2 Probe Detects Cosmic Rays Increasing Outside Solar System
Launched in 1977, Voyager 2 is a little less than 11 billion miles (about 17.7 billion kilometers) from Earth, or more than 118 times the distance from...
Raytheon's First SeeMe Satellite is Delivered to DARPA Assists Soldiers on the Ground
Assembled on the company's advanced missile production lines, the new SeeMe satellite will provide greater situational awareness to soldiers on the ground...
WTA Certification Program's Newest Member Has a Bigger Footprint... Axesat Bogota Teleport, in Latin American
This is why they are permanently investing in resources, infrastructure and training to guarantee a consistent positive experience for their customers ...
NASA's LEO Commercialization Project and NanoRacks' Team's Participation in the Study
In this four-month study, NanoRacks will investigate the commercial case for the re-purposing of in-space hardware, specifically the upper stages of...
NASA and NOAA's Investigation Board Convenes Regarding GOES 17 Mishap/Anomaly
discovered that the instrument’s infrared detectors cannot be maintained at their required operating temperatures under certain seasonal and orbital