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April 19th, 2018
 
 
Paul Allen Reveals Stratolaunch's Enormous Plane's Plans and Capabilities at the Space Symposium
This is an amazing plane to view, using 28 wheels for movement and a wingspan that is larger than a U.S. football field at 385 feet (117 meters)...
 
Aerospace Announces Two Critical Policy Papers Offering New Advantages and Solutions for Space Traffic Management 
the DOD is examining this issue for several years, time is running out. The neighborhood is changing in space, planners need to act soon to manage ... 
 
Globalstar Makes Known that the Sat-Fi2™ Satellite Hotspot has Entered the Market
Sat-Fi2 provides seamless connectivity powered by Globalstar’s modernized satellite network and represents the first product using...
 
Eutelsat Communications Sells Their Stake in Hispasat
The transaction concludes an agreement reached in May 2017 between Eutelsat and Abertis, which was recently approved by the...
 
New Satellite Constellation from EarthNow to Offer Real-Time EO Video
EarthNow represents a dramatic leap forward in capability compared to other Earth Observation (EO) satellite systems which deliver pictures and...
 
An ILS Proton-M Rocket Launches a Russian Blagovest Military Satellite
The launch of the Proton-M rocket with Blagovest No. 12 aboard occurred at the Baikonur cosmodrome at 1:12 a.m. Moscow time on Thursday (2212 GMT on Wednesday)...
 
Raytheon's Two Polar Scout Smallsats Ready for Work for U.S. Department of Homeland Security
These Polar Scout satellites have flexible radio frequency receivers to help search and rescue teams locate emergency beacons in remote areas, such...
 
Sentinenel-3B's Upcoming Launch Will Complete Copernicus Constellation
Carrying a suite of cutting-edge instruments, Sentinel-3 is arguably the most complex of all the Sentinel missions – offering a bigger picture for Copernicus.
 
Bridenstine Confirmed by U.S. Senate to Lead NASA
Representative Bridenstine brings to his new job political and aerospace experience. A three term member of Congress, Bridenstine served as a...
 
Hartshorn Leaving the Global VSAT Forum
Mr. Hartshorn will continue to serve GVF throughout the transition, together with Ms. Mar.  Applications for the Secretariat positions will be accepted...
 
Russia Should Not Compete with SpaceX, Says That Nation's Deputy Prime Minister
Rogozin estimates the real market of space services at approximately $350 billion, with the creation of payloads, and not the launch o...
 
South Africa Shipping the AZCube-2 Satellite to India for July Launch
The 4 kg. satellite, known as ZACube-2, was developed by the CPUT in cooperation with the French South African Institute of Technology. 
 
AST Awarded Patent in Mighty Micron™ Low-Earth-Orbit Satellites for Government and Commercial Use
Their patented features will allow them to support a range of government and commercial space mission capabilities that have until now been impossible.
 
SSPI's Future Leaders Dinner Travels West to a New Home — Satellite Innovation 2018
The Future Leaders Dinner honors three recipients for outstanding achievement by space and satellite professionals age 35 or under...
 
SpaceX's Triple Play Turns into a Home Run With Launch and Subsequent Deployment of TESS and Return of Rocket 
telescope/camera that will hunt for undiscovered worlds around nearby stars, providing targets where future studies will assess their capacity to harbor life.
 
Orbital ATK's TESS Exoplanet Satellite Launch Is a First on Exciting Journey for NASA Seeking New Planets;
This successful launch marks the 31st science spacecraft they have developed and built for NASA over the last 35 years.
 
York Space Systems and RUAG Space Partner for a Complete Space Deployment Solution
The partnership, unveiled at the 34th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, will further enable York to offer commercial companies a turnkey solution for...
 
Business Development Partnership Involves NanoRacks, ALTEC and Thales Alenia Space
The companies will build together a directory of end-to-end solutions to lower the barriers for European and Asian customers to access LEO. This directory...
 
Engility Gains Three Sole-Source Awards with U.S. Intelligence Community
In addition to intelligence analysis, systems engineering and integration, and cybersecurity, Engility will assist in core activities like modeling and ...
 
Training for UN Delegations in Cybersecurity Results in Kudelski Security and UNITAR Partnership
The number of major breaches continues to rise globally, driven by range of cyber threats ranging from phishing attacks and advanced malware, to...
 
The 2018 Fortress Cyber Security Award Issued to Code42 in the Threat Detection Category
The awards program, run by the Business Intelligence Group, seeks to identify and reward the world’s leading companies and products that are...
 
ResearchandMarkets Now Offering "The Global Space-Based C4ISR Market" Report and Analysis
Currently, the U.S. is the pioneer and leader in space-based platforms; however, other countries, such as South Korea and Japan, are also...