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Forrester Reports: OneWeb's Commercial Services to Start in 2021 and 650 Satellites in Orbit
OneWeb, in partnership with Airbus, is now building those satellites at a rate of at least one a day. The launch rate will continue until there are 650...
 
Blue Canyon Technologies' New Mexico Expansion is One of the Largest to Create Some of the Smallest Satellites 
The new space will be an advantage to support execution of the DARPA Blackjack Phase 1 program, as well as the AFRL ASCENT program.  
 
Renesas Electronics' First Fantastic Plastic ... Controller and Driver for Smallsats and Launch Vehicles
As private ‘new space’ companies have begun launching smallsats to form large constellations that operate in multiple low Earth orbit (LEO) planes ...
 
Japaneses Startup, Synspective, Enlists Arianespace to Launch StriX-a EO Satellite in 2020
This will be the inaugural mission for a Synspective customer spacecraft on an Arianespace vehicle. The launch will take place from the...
 
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. 
 
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...
 
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...
 
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...
 
Aussie's Defense Innovation Hub Grant to Fund Tests for Anti-Jitter Satellite Technology 
“The stabilizing technology enables very fine pointing with as little jitter as possible, focusing on stars for long periods of time.”
 
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...
 
Launch Date of April 17 Set for Orbital Micro Systems' IOD-1 GEMS Smallsat Launch
The IOD-1 GEMS satellite employs the first commercial microwave radiometer placed in orbit and the radiometer uses the first 3D-printed ...
 
The Competitive DARPA Launch Challenge is... Launched
The commercial small-launch (10 to 1000 kg.) industry has embraced advances in manufacturing, micro-technologies, and autonomous...
 
PLD Space Reports Successful Drop Test for the First Stage of their MIURA 5 Rocket
This operation, an essential part of the campaign to develop future launchers (FLPP) of the European Space Agency (ESA), serves the...
 
A New Office and an Influx of More Investment Dollars for Astroscale Holdings
Astroscale has also secured an additional $30 million in an extension of the firm's Series D investment round. The funding extension round brings the ...
 
EXOLAUNCH Payloads to be Lifted High by Virgin Orbit's LauncherOne
LauncherOne’s frequent launch cadence will provide EXOLAUNCH customers with regular flight opportunities and schedule flexibility...
 
BlackSky On-Orbit Milestones Achieved for Global-1 and Global-2 EO Smallsats — Imagery Displayed at 35th Space Symposium
Demonstrating the full operational performance of the spacecraft, the company showcased several images of economic points of interest taken ...
 
GomSpace, TESAT and KSAT Partner and Introduce Optical Comms for Smallsats
Optical communication technology offers a number of important benefits that will add to the value of future space-based infrastructures; this includes...
 
Helical Communications Technology's Quadrifilar Helical Antenna Launched with Hiber's Smallsat Constellation
HCT began researching and designing a unique, omni-directional antenna for cubesats that capture a much larger footprint of geography and...