Recent Regulatory/Government News
ULA Preps for Launch of USAF's GPS III SV02 Mission ... Improving Connectivity for Civilian Users
It is estimated that more than four billion military, commercial and civil users worldwide connect with the Global Positioning System (GPS).
China's Inaugural Smart Dragon-1 Rocket Launch is Successful
The rocket, developed by the China Rocket Co. Ltd. affiliated to the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALVT), blasted off from the...
ISRO’s South Asia Satellite Ground Station in Bhutan is Inaugurated
Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) GSAT-9 communications satellite, popularly known as the South Asia Satellite, launched in 2017 was...
NASA Puts Alabama Center in Charge of Moon Lander Program, Drawing Texans’ Ire
To be fair, Texas is getting a piece of the action in NASA’s Artemis moon program as well: NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston
Iran Nears Completion of Their Pars 1 Satellite
Pars 1 is passing the final steps in SRI. He added that the research center is planning to design and produce remote sensing satellite Pars 2 and in...
FCC Dismisses ARRL, AMSAT Requests in Small Satellite Proceeding
suggested that the FCC adopt a “a bright line test” to define and distinguish satellites that should be permitted to operate under Amateur Satellite rules.
RocketLab Scrubs Friday's Launch ... Rescheduled as the Kiwis Get Ready to Launch Four Satellites
The mission is manifested with a CubeSat that will form the cornerstone of a new maritime surveillance constellation for French company UNSEENLABS.
Turkey’s Active Communications Satellite Fleet to Grow to Six
Turksat 5A is being made to earn new rights of frequencies. Turksat 5B, on the other hand, will increase the capacity at 42 degrees east longitude
Lockheed Martin's Cyber Experts' New Model Standardizes Measurement Of Cybersecurity In Critical DoD Assets
a first-of-its-kind model that standardizes how to measure the cyber resiliency maturity of a weapon, mission, and/or training system anywhere in its lifecycle
First Time Ever, NASA Catches Impressive Shockwaves Bursting out of Sun
An interplanetary shockwave bubbling and bursting out of the Sun has been captured on tape by NASA, for the first time ever. The jaw-dropping footage
NASA's Hubble Telescope Snaps Two Galaxies Hurtling Towards Each Other
NASA’S Hubble Space Telescope took this incredible portrait of the galactic duo UGC 2369 hurtling closer and closer to one another – a faith the Milky Way will one day suffer.
PPM Systems' Has a New Business Development Manager ... His Experience is in Military/Defense
Paul’s experience is ideally suited to the company’s main markets, which are in the government and military/defense sectors.
Meeting the Needs for Expanded Space Missions ... ULA's Vulcan Centaur Rocket Ships to Florida Late in 2020
In the factory, the fabrication of the structure for the first Vulcan Centaur rocket continues, and the team recently completed the booster structural ...
Canada Grants Fourth Patent ... SEAKR® Engineering for Advanced RF Processing ASIC Tech
This technology provides highly integrated ADC, DSP, DAC, and digital IO functions implemented with design enhancements for improved radiation...
ManTech International Corporation Acquires H2M Group as Well as Their Intelligence Analysis Expertise
This acquisition strengthens ManTech’s ability to help key government agencies implement new automation techniques that enable intelligence...
DARPA Enlists ... BAE Systems to Develop Machine Learning Capabilities for Space Scenarios
The team will build on Phase 1 work of the program, and continue to leverage the decade-long development of the company's...
A Series of Satellites Will Be Launched to Identify the Largest Producers of Greenhouse Gases
The production of greenhouses gases like methane often get underestimated. These satellites could provide more accurate readings.
UPDATE: They're 'Talking' ... USAF's 4th Space Ops is in Communications with Lockheed Martin's AEHF-5 Satellite
The squadron began “flying” the satellite shortly after it separated from its United Launch Alliance Atlas V 551 rocket approximately 5 hours and 40 minutes...
L1 - Weather Good So Far for Early Morning Launch of ULA's Atlas V 551 for Air Force's AEHF-5
AEHF is a joint-service satellite communications system providing survivable, global, secure, protected and jam-resistant communications for high-priority military assets.
SpaceX Successfully Launches Spacecom's AMOS-17 Satellite
The satellite’s digital processing capabilities provide connectivity between all of AMOS-17’s beams in all available bands in any combination.