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Headed to the Moon this Weekend as ISRO Prepares to Launch Chandrayaan-2 
Have you got plans for the weekend? How about heading to the moon?
ISRO will launch Chandrayaan-2 on board the GSLV MK-III vehicle from 
Dire Straits ... Technical Incident Results in Interruption of Galileo Navigation Satellite System
users may experience service degradation on all Galileo satellites meaning that the signals may not be available nor meet the minimum performance levels
Russia Launches Four Military Satellites
This was the second launch of the Soyuz-2 carrier rocket from the Plesetsk cosmodrome in 2019...
UPDATE: Russia Launches The Spektr-RG Space Observatory
The satellite, aboard a Proton-M rocket, was lifted to orbit from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. This is a joint Russian-German mission, with the telescope...
RUBI Full Steam Ahead for the ISS ... Cameras That Take Up to 500 Images Per Second
By taking up to 500 images per second, RUBI’s cameras can create a three-dimensional representation of the bubble shapes and analyze the ...
A Firefly on the Moon ... Firefly Aerospace Partners With Israel Aerospace Industries for Lunar Lander Missions
Firefly Aerospace is one of the nine companies selected by NASA to participate in the Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) program to...
NASA More Than Halfway Through SLS Structural Testing
the agency’s first rocket built to send humans to deep space since the Saturn V, will have the power to take astronauts to the Moon and ultimately to Mars.
Space Angels' Report Looks at U.S. Government's Support of the Entrepreneurial Space Age
Space Angels believes that public funding and policy can be powerful tools to de-risk and catalyze private investment when used appropriately...
U.S. Air Force Pitch Day Upcoming in Early November
The Air Force Pitch Day is modeled after commercial investment pitch competitions to deliver a faster, smarter approach to compete for ideas in...
NASA's Satellite's Colorful Imaging of Ground Displacement After Southern California's Major Earthquakes
The USGS reported over 1,000 aftershocks in the region following the July 5 earthquake.
Ball Aerospace Sees Green in the Sky ... Successful Small Sat On-Orbit Testing of Green Fuel
The propellant, called AF-M315E, is a Hydroxyl Ammonium Nitrate fuel and oxidizer monopropellant developed by the Air Force Research Laboratory. 
China Planning to Launch an EO Constellation
China Central Television, a state broadcaster, revealed that the AI-controlled constellation is set to be realized by 2021. A total of 192...
Opinion ... Space Force is More Important than Space Command
resurrecting a separate unified combatant command for space, the U.S. Space Command that existed from 1985 to 2001, is a sensible decision, but
The Second Lockheed Martin-Built GPS III Satellite is Now Ready for a July 25 Liftoff
In the coming days, the enclosed GPS III SV02 satellite will be mounted to a ULA Delta IV rocket for launch. The current window for launch on July 25...
Europe is Designing Satellites that 'Surf' their Way Past Space Debris
The very existence of the more than 900,000 pieces of debris larger than 1 centimeter in size ...  poses a serious threat to the sustainability of space activities.
Space Norway, Kongsberg Satellite Services and Northrop Grumman Combine Forces for Two HEO Satellites for Arctic Coverage
This limited liability company is owned by the Norwegian government and has established a new subsidiary company — Space Norway HEOSAT AS...
How NASA Satellites Are Helping Track Disease Outbreaks
Mosquito-borne diseases are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide every year ... which is why NASA has been working to help  
CNES Selects Airbus' "Significant Leap Forward" for EO ... Constellation Optique 3D 
innovative and all electric platforms, these extremely agile satellites instigate a new way of acquiring, processing and transferring images to the ground.
Khalifa University's Second CubeSat ... Students Celebrate as MYSAT-2 Passes Key Milestone 
will test student developed algorithms to determine the CubeSat’s orientation in space; estimated to be 15 percent to 20 percent more power-efficient. 
Exolaunch Completes 28 Satellite Payload Integration ... Gettin' Ready for July Soyuz Launch 
In total, Exolaunch has contracted and integrated to launch 28 commercial and educational satellites from Germany, France, the USA, Israel, the...