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UK Spaceflight Program Partnership with Orbital Micro Systems for Initial Launch Payload
Orbital Micro Systems, in partnership with Lockheed Martin and other UK-based firms, will create and fly a UK-built pathfinder spacecraft for an initial...
 
The UK is Launching into a New Space Age — Lockheed Martin and Orbex Developing Launch Plans
Lockheed Martin will establish vertical launch operations in Sutherland, Scotland, and develop innovative technologies in Reading, Berkshire, with...
 
Analytical Space's Proof-of-Concept Mission Success from ISS Via NanoRacks CubeSat Deployer
backwards-compatible approach allows network users to offload data using existing RF hardware, minimizes barriers to adoption for customers and ...
 
NanoRacks Completes Their 14th SmallSat Deployment Mission from ISS
Having released nine cubesats into LEO, this mission marks NanoRacks’ 185th CubeSat released from ISS and the 217th smallsat deployed by...
 
Orbex' Development of Orbital Space Launch Systems Nets Millions in Public and Private Funding
Orbex will launch orbital vehicles from the newly-announced UK Vertical Launch spaceport in Sutherland in the Scottish Highlands as part of the main consortium....
 
The First Abu Dhabi Satellite to be Launched in November
This satellite is the first to be built at the Yahsat Space Lab in Masdar City, a collaboration between the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, part...
 
Agreement Between GomSpace and AISTECH Signed for SmallSat Platforms
The first part of the contract, for six, standard smallsat platforms is a follow-on order of four platforms ordered in September of 2017, according to the...
 
Propulsion Systems from GomSpace to Empower Astrocast SmallSats
Astrocast a pioneer in deploying smallsats to create a global Internet of Things (IoT) network. This will be the first propulsion system operating on a...
 
GomSpace Signs Contract with ESA for First Phase of the RACE Project
The Rendezvous Autonomous CubeSats Experiment (RACE) Mission was conceived by ESA to contribute to system concepts such as autonomous on...
 
Strategic Investment Agreement Signed between LeoSat and Hispasat
Combining advanced on-board routers with inter-satellite laser links, LeoSat is creating an optical backbone in space, providing fiber-like low-latency and...
 
Georgia Tech's US$1.2 Million Project with Xenesis and NASA/JPL Endorsement to Expand Space-to-Ground Communications
Through this architecture, a company, EO mission or global operator will compete on a level playing field for the first time since Sputnik.
 
Hybrid Launcher Propulsion Motor Successfully Tested by Nammo
Over a burn time of about 40 seconds, the motor generated 30 kN of thrust, an equivalent of over 40 kN of thrust in vacuum. This is enough to propel a...
 
Exotrail Garners Prestigious Award for SmallSat Constellation Services Development
a vision of a new economy in Space that will improve and empower the quality of life for all mankind and the company anticipates that the next five years will 
 
On Orbit SmallSat Uses Blue Canyon's XACT Attitude Control System for Pointing Accuracy
The 6U cubesat, which was deployed into LEO in November of 2017, has already demonstrated the ability of miniaturized technology to operate...
 
LEO Satellite Firm AST&Science Receives Significant Monetary Boost from Cisneros
According to AST&Science CEO and Chairman Abel Avellan, the Cisneros investment will accelerate development and deployment of the company’s ...
 
Technavio Reports that Global EO Market and SmallSat Demands will Drive Growth
The growing demand for smallsats is one of the major trends being witnessed in the global satellite-based EO market. The number of smallsats...
 
Solar Sail for Smallsats Tested by NASA
NEA Scout is a six-unit cubesat that relies on an innovative solar sail for propulsion. It is one of 13 secondary science payloads NASA selected to fly...
 
SpaceX Launches Maya-1: First Filipino-Made Cubesat
Much more excited ... were the students and engineers watching via livestream to the historic moment at University of the Philippines Diliman
 
Inmarsat, IDRS, Addvalue and Smallsats
Previously, LEO satellite connectivity has been limited to when the spacecraft is within line-of-sight of a ground station. This delays on orbit...
 
World's Lightest SmallSat From India Gains a NASA Launch
These students received this opportunity as they have successfully built a satellite that weighs 33.39 grams. This venture was the students' flagship...