Recent Regulatory/Government News
The Push Continues to Create an Australian Space Agency
The Australian space sector currently produces annual revenues of up to $4 billion and employs between 9,500 and 11,500 people from its 0.8 percent...
ULA Launches TDRS-M the Final Satellite Mission in Series Now Complete for NASA
“We are absolutely honored to have delivered this core NASA capability and critical national resource for our country.”
Aerojet Rocketdyne Provides the Power for Launch of Satellite for NASA’s Space Network
The RL10C-1 delivers 22,890 pounds of thrust to power the Atlas V upper stage, using cryogenic liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen propellants.
NASA Launches TDRS-M Last in Series of Great Communicators
providing navigation and high-data-rate communications to the ISS, Hubble Space Telescope, rockets and a host of other spacecraft.
Japan's Third Quasi-Zenith Satellite Heads to Orbit
This satellite is one of an entire constellation being placed into orbit to improve the accuracy of available global positioning data.
Air Force's SensorSat is Stacked to Track Satellites and Space Junk
The testing included subcomponent, component, and full satellite comprehensive functional testing, vibration testing, thermal vacuum testing ...
NOAA's Satellite to Focus Down on Earth Tracking Moon's Shadow During Eclipse
what we hope is a pretty spectacular video loop of the shadow moving all the way from the Pacific Ocean into Oregon, across the United States, into ...
UK Space Agency's Call to All ... Those Who Want to Support UK Spaceflight
The response was rewarding when a call went out from the UK Space Agency for grant proposals to establish initial launch capability in the UK. How many?
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Test Fire was Noisy and Hot Preparing for Taiwanese Satellite Launch
firing of all nine Merlin 1D engines on the base of the first stage for an average of 3.5 seconds in duration based on usual tests. It was noisy and hot.
Telesat in Full Support of Canadian Space Sector Support by Government
The government has highlighted the importance of establishing a whole of government space strategy to support the Canadian space sector to...
Australia Plans to Take a Bigger Slice of the $420 Billion Space Race 'Pie'
Australia is one of only a few developed countries without a national space agency, and New Zealand established its agency last year.
Kymeta - Greenville, South Carolina, Solar Eclipse Viewer Surge to Receive Comms Support
According to Redmond-based Kymeta, the company has a plan to assist in handling this surge — Kymeta will work hand-in-hand with the police...
Thursday's Update ULA's Atlas V Rocket Sits in Sunshine Ready for TDRS-M Launch
Thursday the Atlas V rocket with the TDRS-M satellite is ready to go.
A Moscow Mule of a Rocket the Proton Breeze M Celebrates 100 Launches
The launch was the100th heavy lift Proton M, which has been in use since 2001, and ...
Russia Celebrates Launch of First Blagovest Military Comsat
Some observers were puzzled by the apparent excessive capacity of the network for the assumed needs of the Ministry of Defense, another hint of a dual military and civilian application of the system.
Russia - Vostochny to Host Third Launch in December
The head of the Roscosmos State Space Corporation, Igor Komarov, said earlier that two space launches were expected to be conducted from the...
Chinese Quantum Satellite Passes Muster, Now Let's Make a Hack-Proof Communications Network
Micius can only conduct quantum communication in the Earth' s shadow; that is to say, it can only work at night to avoid interference from sunlight.
Russia's Possible Launch Delay of Amazons-5 Due to Manufacturer's Late Shipment
It's the domino effect ... when one issue causes a delay it is passed along, and it could mean the delay of the launch of the Amazons-5 satellite.
DataPath's $37.4 Billion Contract ... Selection of the Fittest for RS3 Program
... and so it is with a 10-year, $37.4Billion contract that DataPath has been awarded.
Thaicom - Thaicom 9 to be Named National Satellite - Government To Take Partial Control of Upcoming Satellite
Prime Minister Juntong added that the move is in line with the new satellite business operative framework, which the government designed to channel benefits of the...