Weekly Top Stories
December 4th, 2017 December 10th, 2017
NASA's JPL Voyager Fires Up Thrusters After 37 Years of Rest
Since 2014, engineers have noticed that the thrusters Voyager 1 has been using to orient the spacecraft, called "attitude control thrusters," have been...
Thales Alenia Space and European Space Agency Sign to Develop the Space Rider
It can be recovered along with its payload, refurbished, and reused for up to six missions.
Eleven Spaceflight Smallsats Set for Orbit via Indian PSLV Rocket in January
The Spacecraft include Finland’s ICEYE-X1 SAR microsatellite, Planetary Resources’ Arkyd-6 6U asteroid prospecting demonstration cubesat, four ...
Globecomm to Explore Expansion of Worldwide Network with LeoSat
The increasing demand to move large quantities of data quickly and securely around the world is fast outpacing the infrastructure in place to
Russia Launches a Military Satellite
The ministry stated that the Soyuz-2.1b carrier, at the designated time, successfully took to the target orbit the space apparatus for interests of the...
Viasat-2 Orbit Deployments Completed and New Company Logo and Branding Underway
ViaSat-2 was launched by Arianespace from Kourou, French Guiana, on June 1, 2017. The ViaSat-2 satellite employed a hybrid propulsion...
Space Florida Goes Deep with NASA as Partners for Orion Testing in Deep Space
an effort to verify a key part of Orion's safety system during ascent to space before it begins missions with astronauts to deep space.
Kongsberg Ground Network Services to Support Earth-i's Prototype Satellite Launch
Earth-i has selected Norway’s KSAT (Kongsberg Satellite Services) to provide ground network services for their new Earth Observation (EO) constellation...
Savage Devil Winds Captured by NASA's Satellite Destroying Portions of SoCal
That is exactly what Southern California experienced on Monday night, December 4. Thousands of residents found themselves evacuating when...