Recent North America News
Success as Northrop Grumman's Antares™ Rocket Launches Its Largest Cargo Load to ISS for NASA
confirmed reliable communications have been established and the solar arrays are deployed, providing the necessary electrical power to operate
Provisional Certification from the WTA for Two U.S. Electrodynamics Teleports
Since 1985, USEI headquartered in Brewster, Washington, has been providing government, commercial and private satellite and terrestrial...
RBC Signals Ensures an Increase of Space Communication Services for SpaceQuest's THEA and BRIO
Even though SpaceQuest operates its own ground station they engaged RBC Signals to increase the number of daily communication opportunities with their spacecraft.
Poland and USSTRATCOM Agree to Share Space Services and Data
“Agreements like this one, between responsible nations, are critical to setting norms that encourage peaceful space operations.”
DoD Defense Innovation Unit and Space and Missile Systems Center Awards Project to ATLAS Space Operations
The competitively awarded rapid prototyping program will run for 12 months and will deliver a complete satellite communications platform tailored to the...
SpaceX Raising $500 Million from Investors
The company run by Elon Musk has agreed on financing terms with existing shareholders and new investor Baillie Gifford & Co., who will pay...
University of Texas Students Develop Software to Help Satellites Seek Objects
part of a NASA project to design small spacecrafts that can fly around larger ones carrying humans to conduct damage inspections or provide servicing
Forrester Reports: SpaceX Rocket Tips Into the Atlantic Ocean
The rocket had formed the central portion of a three rocket assembly which launched Arabsat 6A last week and had landed on the barge in a textbook...
Kepler Communications and Magellan Aerospace Sign to Keep Kepler Satellite's Temp Stable with Smart Radiator
With the SRD, Kepler will be able to keep the spacecraft in the “Goldilocks Zone”: not too hot, not too cold.
Breakthrough Directional Coupler Debuts from KRYTAR
KRYTAR’s new directional coupler, Model 1100110010, offers some of widest frequency coverage using on the market. This new directional...
Orbital Micro Systems' IOD-1 GEMS Satellite is Launched
The IOD-1 GEMS satellite was aboard the International Space Station resupply mission NG-11. The mission is part of the In-Orbit Demonstration (IOD) Program...
Virgin Orbit Selects Guam as a LauncherOne Launch Site
With the site's remote location and close proximity to the equator, Guam serves as an excellent base of operations from which the company's...
Helical Communications Technology Launches Their First Antenna for Hiber Satellite
HCT designed the custom-built “quadrifilar” helical antennas at their Rockledge-based operations and shipped them to the Netherlands, where...
Colombian Caracol TV Supports Critical Broadcast Operations with Teledyne Paradise's SSPAs
enabling broadcasters to respond to fluctuating news coverage requirements by easily removing and locating redundant units to other geographic locations
The Innovative ThinSat Program to be Powered by Alta Devices Solar Cells
ThinSats are part of a program to set a new standard for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) education in the U.S...
FINAL UPDATE #14 — SpaceIL's and IAI's Historic Moon Landing Remains an Attempt — XPRIZE Awards $1 Million to SpaceIL
Minutes later Netanyahu took to the microphone again to promise, "Israel will land on the moon!"
Statement of Strategic Intent Signed Between Boeing and the Australian Space Agency
By 2030, Australia would like to grow the space market segment from AU$3.9 billion to AU$12 billion and double space industry employment from...
Boeing to Outfit U.S.Navy Poseidon Aircraft with WGS Comms Kits
Fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $19,118,429 are being obligated on this award, none of which will...
One Hundred Cumulative Years of On-Orbit Smallsat Ops Achieved by Space Flight Laboratory
Over the past two decades, SFL has developed 25 smallsats that have been launched for space science, Earth Observation (EO), communication...
UPDATE: "The Falcons Have Landed" Tweets SpaceX After Launch of Arabsat-6A and the Return of Falcon's Three Boosters
Last year's test of a Tesla sports car on SpaceX's heavy lift Falcon was bested today after a successful launch of Arabsat's communication satellite.