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'Significant Risk' Boeing-Made Satellite Could Explode in Orbit
Washington: A Boeing-made satellite is in danger of exploding and needs to be moved away from an orbital zone occupied by other big communications satellites.
Global SATCOM Contract for $48 Million Awarded by DISA to Intelligent Waves
The contract — called Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services (EMSS) Global Logistical Services Management Contract (ELOG) — has a lifecycle value...
GHGSat to Offer Free Visualization of Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions
A service at no cost to those interested in visualizing greenhouse gas emissions will become a reality courtesy of Montreal-based GHGSat.
Boeing Exits DARPA Experimental Spaceplane Program
Boeing confirmed there decision by stating that the company would redirect their investment from XSP to other Boeing programs that span the sea, air ...
U.S. Space Development Agency Soliciting Pitches for Surveillance Satellite Constellation Builds
The SDA is responsible for unifying and integrating next-generation space capabilities to deliver the National Defense Space Architecture (NDSA), a...
Japan to Form Its Own Space Force
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said yesterday Japan will form a space defense unit to protect itself from potential threats as rivals develop missiles and other technology ...
PTC'20: Vision 2020 and Beyond Announces Awards
"...the PTC awards are exploding in terms of industry participation and it’s a pleasure to be able to recognize the brilliant work going on in the ICT industry, and particularly that..."
Iran's Home-Made Satellite Zafar Ready for Launch
Zafar is a 90 kg remote-sensing satellite equipped with colour cameras and can be used for surveying oil reserves, mines, jungles and natural disasters ...
A Bridge to Somewhere ... Australian-UK Space Bridge Webinar
...influence an emerging mechanism that provides the framework for effective collaboration and co-development of the space industry between two nations; the UK and Australia.
TCarta Developing ICESat-2 Bathymetric Product
In 2018, NSF awarded TCarta a Phase 1 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to commercialize new satellite-derived bathymetric ...
2nd Space Operations Squadron Sets SVN-74 Healthy and Active
...GPS III satellites have three times better accuracy and up to eight times improved anti-jamming capabilities than their predecessors, and a design life extending 25 percent ...
"And We are Off" ... Arianespace Sends Telecommunication Satellites Soaring for Eutelsat and ISRO
"And we are off, Ariane 5 is blazing a trail across the equatorial skies," said the announcer... for Arianespace's first flight of the new year and new decade ...
March Lift-Off for UAE's Falcon Eye 2 Satellite
The UAE will be launching the second version of its military satellite early March, about seven months after a European rocket lost the first one in space.
Thales Alenia Space's EUTELSAT KONNECT Satellite Launch Announcement
In Africa, it will also be used in conjunction with public Wi-Fi terminals so that several users can share internet access, which will be marketed as coupons that can be paid using a mobile phone.
Pence Swears In First Chief of Space Operations at White House Event
"I was around when the President made that decision and I can tell you, he never hesitated. He knew right away there was no one more qualified or more prepared ..."
Satcoms Innovation Group and Goonhilly Earth Station Host SIG Annual Workshop 2020
This event centers around the technical issues created by LEO launches, discusses the innovations needed to resolve those challenges and shares the current available solutions.
Space Milestones: Here are the Missions to Look Forward to in 2020
It will also, if successful, be the furthest distance from Earth that a spacecraft which is capable of carrying humans has ever flown. The Orion spacecraft is comprised of the ...
Telesat's LEO Satellite Constellation, Ball Aerospace and General Dynamics Mission Systems Enlist Their Services for U.S. Air Force
A key priority for military planners is having access to a proliferated commercial LEO satellite system that can be far more robust and resilient in the event of attack versus ...
Scientist Invents New 'Light Sail' that Could Speed-Up Space Travel, Help Reach Closest Star to Sun
would be able to reach the nearest star to Earth, Proxima Centauri, in about 21 years, despite being a daunting 4,244 light-years away from Earth.
Northrop Grumman to Rapidly Develop Open Architecture Radio for U.S. Air Force
... SPOC solution will provide the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center with an air-to-ground and air-to-air communications capability across four radio frequency waveforms ...