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December 17th, 2018
 
 
Capricorn Space Breaks Ground on First Site in Western Australia
Once operational, this site will support the satellite industry by providing Ground Segment as a Service at a strategically important location in the...
 
Joint Venture with Al Yah Satellite Communications Provides a Swath of Satellite Services
Through the collaboration, Yahsat will combine its unique position and knowledge as the leading provider of satellite broadband solutions within its...
 
Rocket Lab Successfully Launches the 13-Smallsat ELaNa-19 Mission
On Sunday, December 16, UTC, Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle lifted off at 06:33 UTC (19:33 NZDT) from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1...
 
L2 ULA's Delta IV Heavy's Launch of NROL-71 Now Set for Tuesday ... Weather is an Issue
The payload is believed to be the first in a new series of KH-11 reconnaissance satellites.
 
Lockheed Martin’s McCandless Lunar Lander Lands NASA Contract ... Again
Lockheed Martin has built more interplanetary spacecraft than all other U.S. companies combined, including four successful Mars landers.
 
U.S. Commercial Service Awards SSL with the Export Achievement Award
SSL has worked with the U.S. Commercial Service and the ITA’s Advocacy Center on numerous global ventures throughout the years in...
 
The 2019 Student Rocket Launch Payloads Call Issued by United Launch Alliance
Teams can choose to compete for a chance to win up to $5,000 for their school or sponsoring nonprofit...
 
Sierra Wireless Solar-Powered Satellite Asset Tracking Service Takes the Edge Off of Emergencies
When power and cellular networks are out of service, Sierra Wireless’ satellite asset tracking service with Globalstar’s SmartOne Solar device provides...
 
Historic Flight for Virgin Galactic — VSS Unity and Two Astronauts Finally Arrive In Space
This is this the first human spaceflight to be launched from American soil since the final Space Shuttle mission in 2011 as well as the first time that a...
 
Experior Laboratories Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary with a $2 Million Makeover Including Literally Raising the Roof
raised the roof to 33 feet for a 15-ton crane and two shakers that exert a maximum force of 80,000 pounds to test rockets, missile systems, satellites