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February 11th, 2019 — February 17th, 2019
 
The First 3D Printed Part for a SpaceIL Moon Landing is Developed by RUAG Space
A 3D engine mount from RUAG Space will be the first 3D printed part on the moon — the lunar lander of the private Israeli company SpaceIL
 
Airbus Expands Their Optical Production Capabilities for Satellites
In February of 2019, Airbus will begin building an Industry 4.0* factory to automate and digitize the production of solar arrays for satellites. This will...
 
SES' New Additions... Four O3b MEO Satellites Arrive at Arianespace for March Launch
The new Ka-band satellites will join SES’s existing constellation of 16 MEO satellites manufactured by Thales Alenia Space, orbiting at approximately...
 
Next Generation Navigation System Contract from the U.S. Air Force Awarded to Northrop Grumman
Based upon modular and truly open systems architecture, the EGI-M system will support the rapid insertion of new capabilities and adaptability based on...
 
Mr. Steven's 'Home Run' as SpaceX's 'Catcher's Mitt' on a Ship to Capture Nose Cones, Arrives in Florida Via Panama Canal
The ship, with four massive arms that support a "catcher's mitt", sailed 5,500 miles, from California, through the Panama Canal, and north to Florida.
 
Airbus and SKY Perfect JSAT ... Node How to Communicate on the SpaceDataHighway System
This allows the observation satellites to continually downlink the information they are gathering, instead of storing it until they travel over their own ground station.
 
SPAWAR Contracts with Comtech EF Data Corporation for Satellite Modems
The delivery order specified Comtech EF Data’s SLM-5650B Satellite Modems and firmware upgrades. The SLM-5650B Satellite Modem is...
 
Leo Aerospace Plans to Make SmallSat Launches Far More Accessible
The company aims to revolutionize access to space for those looking to launch smallsats that weigh up to 25 kilograms, or about 110 pounds. The...
 
GOES-17 is Now NOAA's Primary Satellite for All Pacific Weather Phenomenon 
The latest milestone for GOES-17 comes exactly 11 months after the satellite first reached its geostationary orbit 22,000 above Earth. Launched March 1, 2018...
 
Integration of Six OneWeb Spacecraft Completed by Arianespace for Upcoming Launch
The spacecraft — produced by the OneWeb Satellites joint venture of OneWeb and Airbus — will be orbited on Arianespace’s first Soyuz mission...