Weekly Top Stories
July 4th, 2016 July 10th, 2016
No Fooling — Refueling An On Orbit Satellite Is A Chinese First
China's National University of Defense Technology has now reported that the nation has successfully completed an on orbit refueling of an orbital satellite
Perfect Precision For MinXSS CubeSat Supplied By Blue Canyon Technologies—It's All About Attitude
Integrating an array of high-performance miniaturized space sensors and actuators, the XACT unit provides state-of-the-art attitude control for small spacecraft like MinXSS.
Personal On-The-Move SATCOM Micro-Terminal Debuts From Israel Aerospace Industries
This product provides personal bi-directional voice and data communication for lower echelon ground combatants.
Taiwan To Temporarily Gain Access To Japanese Satellite Services
Until Formosat-5 is put into service, Taiwan will rely on Japan for satellite services.
The First Nanosatellite For The UAE Is Now Built + Ready For Launch
The satellite has also successfully passed all stages and tests and is now ready for launch into space aboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket
One Acquisition Completed + Another Just Around The Corner For Satellite Solutions Worldwide
The combined acquisitions, once completed, will add 2,400 customers to the company's customer base.
Globecomm's Services Increase With Telesat’s Telstar 12 VANTAGE... Expands Its Service Over Europe and Africa
..."we are excited to now be utilizing the advanced capabilities of Telstar 12 VANTAGE to bring DTH video and other services to our customers in Europe and Africa.”
A Decade Of Innovation For Rocket Lab
Founded in June 2006 as a center for advanced space systems, Rocket Lab is best known for its Electron orbital launch program.
The Orbital ATK Built Dawn Spacecraft—Mission Completed
Dawn is in the ninth year of this historic journey.