Weekly Top Stories
May 13th, 2019 May 19th, 2019
SpaceX's Starlink Satellites Could Make Space a Minefield ... Kessler Syndrome
according to the MIT Technology Review, proposed mega-constellations like Starlink will result in 67,000 potential collisions per year.
Elon Musk Shows Off SpaceX’s 60 Internet-Beaming Satellites Packed Together for Launch
permission to launch two groups of satellites...one constellation of 4,409 satellites, followed by a second constellation of 7,518 that will operate
Rocket Lab to Launch Rideshare Mission for Spaceflight
The mission is Rocket Lab’s seventh Electron launch overall and the company’s third for 2019, continuing Rocket Lab’s average monthly launch ...
Sixty Launched ... 11,940 Left to Go ... as SpaceX Successfully Sends Off Their First Batch of Starlink Satellites
SpaceX remains mum about its pricing... but Musk has indicated that Starlink is designed to fund SpaceX’s ultimate goal of sending humans to Mars.
New Space Antenna Reflector Solution Debuts from Harris
Perimeter Truss is lighter and more compact than competitive and legacy reflector designs. When stowed, the reflector is 30 percent shorter than...
The NAOS Satellite to be Launched Via a Vega-C Rocket
Designed to meet governmental and military needs, NAOS, a high-resolution satellite, will provide global coverage, thanks to the satellite's...
Impressive Milestone of 10,000 Cumulative Years on Orbit by BAE Systems' Radiation-Hardened Electronics
computers command Mars rover terrestrial operations...direct guidance, navigation and control for satellites, including telemetry, health, and status info
SSPI Names the Organization's Board of Directors Following the 2019 Elections
The SSPI membership has elected six new Directors and re-elected four Directors to serve three-year terms beginning May 8...
Kratos to Evaluate System to Defeat sUAS Incursions
The THREAT system will be used to evaluate High Power Microwave (HPM) system capabilities necessary to defeat small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)...
Comtech EF Data's Expansion of the Satellite Modem Product Line ... More Form and Performance
The SLM-5650C and SLM-5650C ODU CyberLynx Software Defined Modems are the latest generation modem solutions featuring extremely ...