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new policy directive implements commercial space regulatory reforms New policy directive implements commercial space regulatory reforms
SPACE NEWS A new policy President Trump will sign May 24 will implement a series of regulatory reforms to support commercial space... 11 minutes
nasa to begin buying rides on commercial lunar landers by year s end NASA to begin buying rides on commercial lunar landers by year’s end
SPACE NEWS PASADENA — NASA intends to begin buying rides on small commercial lunar landers by the end of the year and start looking for miniature... 2 hours
could britain collaborate with australia on a galileo alternative Could Britain collaborate with Australia on a Galileo alternative?
SPACE NEWS As the U.K. continues to wrangle with the EU over Galileo, there is growing speculation that the country... 4 hours
putin taps rogozin to head roscosmos Putin taps Rogozin to head Roscosmos
SPACE NEWS Bombastic and colorful, Rogozin’s international profile shot up significantly in 2014 when, in response to the first round of Western sanctions against Moscow for... 5 hours
smallsats driving innovation in propulsion technologies Smallsats driving innovation in propulsion technologies
SPACE NEWS Technological advances have opened up a wide range of propulsion options for satellites, but companies developing those systems don’t expect a single approach to... 6 hours
iceye raises another 34 million for radar satellites ICEYE raises another $34 million for radar satellites
SPACE NEWS ICEYE raised $34 million in a Series B investment round, bringing the Finnish company’s total funding to $53 million, ICEYE... 6 hours
how long should a satellite last five years ten years 15 30 How long should a satellite last: five years, ten years, 15, 30?
SPACE NEWS PASADENA, California — Satellite manufacturers and operators attending the Space Tech Expo here offered contrasting views on how long satellites should continue to work... 6 hours
bridenstine offers senators reassurances on nasa programs Bridenstine offers senators reassurances on NASA programs
SPACE NEWS In his first congressional testimony since becoming NASA administrator a month ago, Jim Bridenstine sought to reassure Senate appropriators about the status... 8 hours
darpa working group begins addressing concerns related to proximity operations and satellite servicing DARPA working group begins addressing concerns related to proximity operations and satellite servicing
SPACE NEWS A major challenge facing companies planning to perform on-orbit servicing... 17 hours
air force focus on resilience means big changes for spacecraft manufacturing and testing Air Force focus on resilience means big changes for spacecraft manufacturing and testing
SPACE NEWS The U.S. Air Force's plans to respond to emerging threats... 17 hours
new noaa weather satellite suffers instrument anomaly New NOAA weather satellite suffers instrument anomaly
SPACE NEWS A cooling problem with a key instrument on a weather satellite launched less than three months ago could degrade its performance for... 20 hours
fcc tells eutelsat that intelsat already called dibs on u s orbital slot FCC tells Eutelsat that Intelsat already called dibs on U.S. orbital slot
SPACE NEWS The U.S. Federal Communications Commission rejected a Eutelsat application for a satellite that would use the same spectrum as one planned by Intelsat. SpaceNews.com 22 hours
nbn preps business broadband offer with underused sky muster capacity NBN preps business broadband offer with underused Sky Muster capacity
SPACE NEWS An NBN executive estimated the business service will use 15 percent of the capacity on the... 23 hours
uk military looking at smallsats to increase space resilience UK military looking at smallsats to increase space resilience
SPACE NEWS U.K. Air Chief Marshall Sir Stephen Hillier says the cost-effective technology with its short development cycles would enable... 1 day
agi establishes commercial deep space radar tracking system AGI establishes commercial deep space radar tracking system
SPACE NEWS AGI, in partnership with a Canadian company, announced May 23 that it has established the first commercial radar system capable... 1 day
air force aims for reliable launch services in spite of dramatic changes in commercial military space Air Force aims for reliable launch services in spite of dramatic changes in commercial, military space
SPACE NEWS In the future, the... 1 day
spacex achievements generate growing interest in reusable launchers SpaceX achievements generate growing interest in reusable launchers
SPACE NEWS As SpaceX launched another Falcon 9 with a previously-flown first stage May 22, both the company and its competitors are... 1 day
industry warns of launch vehicle glut Industry warns of launch vehicle glut
SPACE NEWS The launch industry is facing a shakeout in the coming years that could result in the failure of the vast majority of companies developing... 2 days
spacex won t seek u s rural broadband subsidies for starlink constellation SpaceX won’t seek U.S. rural broadband subsidies for Starlink constellation
SPACE NEWS SpaceX says it will not go after any of the $2 billion in rural broadband subsidies... 2 days
spacex launches five iridium satellites and twin science spacecraft SpaceX launches five Iridium satellites and twin science spacecraft
SPACE NEWS A SpaceX Falcon 9 still sporting soot from its last mission successfully launched May 22 with five Iridium... 2 days
amid tensions in asia pacific state dept calls attention to big ticket sales of u s missiles aircraft to japan south korea Amid tensions in Asia-Pacific, State Dept. calls attention to big-ticket sales of U.S. missiles, aircraft to Japan, South Korea
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q a iceye achieves the impossible with miniature radar satellite Q&A | ICEYE achieves the ‘impossible’ with miniature radar satellite
SPACE NEWS In January, ICEYE proved it could operate a synthetic aperture radar on a microsatellite. Now the... 2 days
not convinced of the promise of commercial radar satellites meet the radar mafia Not convinced of the promise of commercial radar satellites? Meet the radar mafia.
SPACE NEWS Startups backed primarily by private venture capital have announced plans... 2 days
iridium breaks inmarsat monopoly on maritime safety communications Iridium breaks Inmarsat monopoly on maritime safety communications
SPACE NEWS The UN certified Iridium Communications to provide Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) services, ending Inmarsat’s monopoly on the internationally... 3 days
commercial satcom has what ussocom needs to win transform people Commercial Satcom Has What USSOCOM Needs to “Win-Transform-People”
SPACE NEWS The USSOCOM can now take advantage of commercial innovations by procuring satellite connectivity as a managed service SpaceNews.com 3 days
spacecom signs 55 million contract with amos 17 customer Spacecom signs $55 million contract with Amos-17 customer
SPACE NEWS Israeli fleet operator Spacecom on May 21 announced a contract worth up to $55 million for satellite capacity on its... 3 days
parsons acquires polaris alpha seeks bigger footprint in defense space intelligence Parsons acquires Polaris Alpha, seeks bigger footprint in defense, space, intelligence
SPACE NEWS Parsons will be pursuing more Air Force and NASA work, especially in small satellite... 3 days
antares launches cygnus cargo spacecraft to iss Antares launches Cygnus cargo spacecraft to ISS
SPACE NEWS An Orbital ATK Antares rocket successfully launched a Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station May 21 on a mission that... 3 days
missile tracking satellites are part of the plan to foil russia s hypersonic weapons Missile-tracking satellites are part of the plan to foil Russia’s hypersonic weapons
SPACE NEWS The utility of space sensors has been studied for decades so the Pentagon has plenty of data to draw from. SpaceNews.com 4 days
union votes to end ula strike Union votes to end ULA strike
SPACE NEWS Striking United Launch Alliance employees will return to work after voting May 19 to accept a revised contract, ending a two-week strike. SpaceNews.com 4 days
study offers pessimistic outlook for commercial space stations Study offers pessimistic outlook for commercial space stations
SPACE NEWS As NASA formally requests proposals for studies on the commercialization of low Earth orbit, another study presented at a congressional... 6 days
safety panel considers spacex load and go fueling approach viable Safety panel considers SpaceX “load-and-go” fueling approach viable
SPACE NEWS Members of a NASA safety panel said May 17 they believed that a SpaceX approach for fueling its Falcon 9... 6 days
bridenstine optimistic wfirst will avoid cancellation Bridenstine optimistic WFIRST will avoid cancellation
SPACE NEWS As House appropriators approved a spending bill May 17 that partially restores funding for a NASA astrophysics mission slated for cancellation, the agency’s administrator... 7 days
with six new satellites and more coming planet looks to disrupt high res imagery market With six new satellites and more coming, Planet looks to disrupt high-res imagery market
SPACE NEWS Planet hopes to grab market share by offering... 7 days
contamination found in sls engine tubing Contamination found in SLS engine tubing
SPACE NEWS NASA is dealing with a contamination problem with tubing in part of the core stage of the first Space Launch System vehicle, an issue... 7 days
satcom companies commit free capacity equipment to un for emergency responses Satcom companies commit free capacity, equipment to UN for emergency responses
SPACE NEWS Nine satellite companies agreed May 17 to donate satellite capacity and equipment to the... 7 days
striking ula workers to vote on new contract Striking ULA workers to vote on new contract
SPACE NEWS Nearly 600 members of a union that has been on strike against United Launch Alliance for almost two weeks will... 7 days
internet for the masses not a focus for kymeta phasor Internet for the masses not a focus for Kymeta, Phasor
SPACE NEWS SpaceX and OneWeb, two companies building thousands of satellites for broadband services, both expect to connect... 1 week
watch now air force space command s man in washington makes debut WATCH NOW | Air Force Space Command’s man in Washington makes debut
SPACE NEWS VIDEO The new Pentagon-based vice commander of Air Force Space Command, Lt. Gen. David “DT” Thompson, made his first public appearance May 15, 2018, at... 1 week
senators inspector general question nasa iss transition plans Senators, inspector general question NASA ISS transition plans
SPACE NEWS Testimony by NASA’s Inspector General at a May 16 hearing provided new support to efforts by two senators to block... 1 week
house appropriations bill partially restores wfirst funding House appropriations bill partially restores WFIRST funding
SPACE NEWS A spending bill to be marked up by the House Appropriations Committee would provide some funding for a NASA space telescope proposed... 1 week
billionaire invests in british company planning deep space communications network Billionaire invests in British company planning deep space communications network
SPACE NEWS A British billionaire has invested in a company operating a ground station that has aspirations to... 1 week
satellite operators want to carry more military payloads and are looking to congress for help Satellite operators want to carry more military payloads and are looking to Congress for help
SPACE NEWS Todd Harrison, CSIS senior fellow: “With... 1 week
aireon partner invests 69 million in space based aircraft tracking system Aireon partner invests $69 million in space-based aircraft tracking system
SPACE NEWS Aireon raised $69 million from a British partner, enabling the aircraft-tracking startup to begin making hosting... 1 week
the deep blue sea by satellite The Deep Blue Sea – By Satellite
SPACE NEWS The modern ship is always in touch. It navigates by GPS, just as you do. Satellites carry email, voice calls, weather forecasts... 1 week
global eagle to collaborate on telesat leo constellation Global Eagle to collaborate on Telesat LEO constellation
SPACE NEWS Inflight connectivity provider Global Eagle will help Telesat in design and test the operator’s low Earth orbit satellite constellation, the... 1 week
advisory committee asks nasa to develop plans for reduced iss crew Advisory committee asks NASA to develop plans for reduced ISS crew
SPACE NEWS A NASA advisory committee, concerned about delays in the development of commercial crew systems,... 1 week
space industry executives meet east coast thompson Space industry executives meet “East Coast Thompson”
SPACE NEWS Thompson: “We needed somebody to work space every single day. Before, I didn’t recognize how much that was needed." SpaceNews.com 1 week
eutelsat pivots for competition with viasat on european broadband Eutelsat pivots for competition with Viasat on European broadband
SPACE NEWS Eutelsat on May 14 said it is taking steps to secure a foothold in the European broadband market... 1 week
chinese commercial launch sector nears takeoff with suborbital rocket test Chinese commercial launch sector nears takeoff with suborbital rocket test
SPACE NEWS It is still early days for this emerging sector, but 2018 will be the year that... 1 week
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