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Thales Alenia Space Ships First Instrument for EarthCARE Project
ten years of collaborative and constructive work between teams from industry and academia, who have had to overcome tremendous technical challenges.
NRL Celebrates 60 Years of Vanguard I Satellite, Many 'Firsts' were Accomplished in 1958
Despite this unfortunate setback, the Vanguard Project had still come a long way toward solving the problems of putting a satellite into orbit.
Airbus' OPTIMA Photonics Payload Technology Project is Launched
Photonic payloads have the potential to revolutionize the design, capacity and capability of future generations of telecommunications satellites.
Milestone Achieved by Orbital ATK for NASA's Landsat 9 Satellites
Landsat 9, a land surface mapping satellite, will collect space-based images and data that serve as valuable resources for researchers in areas that...
Defense Health Agency Awards Cherokee Nation Technologies for On-Site Services
CNT will provide on-site scientific, professional, and technical service support, including Army satellite support, epidemiology and analysis...
NOAA's GOES-17 Changes Its Name as It Goes Into Geostationary Orbit
will provide faster, more accurate, and more detailed data in near real-time to track storm systems, lightning, wildfires, coastal fog, and other hazards ...
Iridium's NEXT Step ... All 10 Satellites for the Fifth Iridium® NEXT Launch Arrived at Vandenberg AFB
...and they can’t wait to see this fifth set arrive in space to keep up the momentum.
Ukrainian Government's Intense Effort to Build Spaceport in Western Australia ... Would Launch Tomorrow If They Could
...has struggled to gain traction within a sector that has...lacked a champion in an Australian space agency and is jaded by pie-in-the-sky proposals that ...
mu Space, SES Networks and Hughes Will 'Build a Bridge' by Providing Broadband Access to Rural Thailand
Thailand’s telecom industry database, only 12 percent or about 8.3 million of the country’s 69 million population currently has access to broadband.
DataMiner Makes the Finals ... Named WTA Teleport Technology of the Year Finalist
relay services between different transmission technologies, acting as a gateway between satellite and fiber in most cases, but they also deal with ...
NSR Reports China's Ambitious Constellation of 300 Small Satellites in LEO
In a sense, China will change or un-level the playing field.
Thales Alenia Space and Inmarsat's Iris Will Enhance Air Traffic Management in Europe
Iris’s enhanced IP-based capabilities will relieve pressure on currently crowded VHF radio links, which are near capacity.
SpaceX's Falcon 9 is the Ultimate 'Night Light' as it Launches Hispasat's 30W-6 Satellite
And it's a go with a beautiful night launch as Falcon 9 soars through the Florida sky.
China's Mission to the Far Side of the Moon Will Include Test Microsatellites to Make History
The two microsatellites take advantage of extra space on the launch and will tag along for the journey to the Moon.
UPDATE Two News Items: ISRO Ready to Launch Two Rescue Satellites and Delay of Lunar Mission
replace the faulty first navsat IRNSS-1A... The three atomic clocks... meant to provide precise locational data had stopped working two years ago.
Feedback Request Regarding Standards for Deep Space Technologies Sought by NASA and Partners
The agency and its partners are seeking feedback on these draft interoperability standards, which cover: avionics, communications...
ULA's Launch of Weather Satellite GOES-S Up and Takes Huge Step Forward for NOAA and NASA
The first lightning detector in a geostationary orbit, the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) currently onboard
Aerojet Rocketdyne's Double Celebration ... Flight of the 100th AJ-60A Solid Rocket Booster for Successful GOES-S Launch
Aerojet Rocketdyne's AJ-60A solid rocket booster (SRB) is the largest monolithically wound SRB ever flown.
China Test Fires YF-77 Rocket Engine to (Hopefully) Prepare for Return-to-Flight of Long March 5 and More
The Long March 5 heavy-lift rocket successfully debuted in late 2016 but failed to reach orbit with its second flight, in July.
Japan Launches a Secretive Optical ISR Satellite
The optical reconnaissance satellite will be used for monitoring developments at North Korean missile launch facilities and increases the...