Artemis cost estimate won’t be ready until 2020  SPACE NEWS · 10 hours
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine told a Senate committee July 17 that a cost estimate for landing humans on the moon... more
Viasat wins $49 million lawsuit against supplier to Cisco  SPACE NEWS · 11 hours
A company Cisco is poised to buy for $2.6 billion is required to pay damages to Viasat for... more
Op-ed | The next space age  SPACE NEWS · 17 hours
Twenty-five years after Apollo 11, Arthur C. Clarke outlined for SpaceNews an exploration vision marked by reusable launch vehicles and space elevators. This piece... more
Op-ed | The omnipresence of space  SPACE NEWS · 18 hours
The breadth of engagement in space continues to increase as new companies are formed to take advantage of the flexibility and affordability of cubesats... more
Momentus raises $25.5 million for in-space shuttle  SPACE NEWS · 21 hours
Momentus, an in-space transportation startup, has raised nearly $34 million in funding to date for its Vigoride and Vigoride Extended vehicles to... more
FAA to extend comment period again for revised launch licensing rules  SPACE NEWS · 1 day
The FAA plans to further extend the public comment period for a proposed revision... more
UbiquitiLink raises $12 million for communications satellites  SPACE NEWS · 1 day
Satellite communications startup UbiquitiLink has raised more than $12 million for its plan to launch a constellation of satellites to extend the... more
Glass-ceramics company, with eyes on space, raises $12 million  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
“The closure of this round is really allowing us to accelerate the ability to move into higher levels... more
Download your Apollo 11 at 50 special digital edition  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
As part of our monthlong commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing,  SpaceNews is... more
Trump nominates Esper, Spencer temporarily takes over as Pentagon chief  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer became the third acting secretary of defense since Jim Mattis... more
Faulty valve blamed for Crew Dragon test accident  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
SpaceX said July 15 that the explosion that destroyed a Crew Dragon spacecraft during a ground test in April was... more
Trump submits Esper’s nomination, Spencer temporarily takes over as Pentagon chief  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer became the third acting secretary of defense since... more
House Armed Services Committee denies funding for Space Development Agency  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
The committee cited concerns about the "turmoil surrounding the Space Development Agency." more
FCC outlines proposed smallsat licensing rules  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
Under newly proposed rules, smallsat operators will be able to choose a licensing path — for authorization as a domestic operator or for U.S.... more
House committee takes skeptical view of ISS commercialization plans  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
A month after NASA rolled out a strategy to increase commercial use of the International Space Station, some... more
The Aerospace Corporation finds new purpose in space  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
Kevin Bell with The Aerospace Corporation describes the 59-year-old organization as an “innovation shop that helps invent and maintain essentially... more
House passes NDAA, keeps HASC chairman Smith’s space launch reforms alive  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
Proposed changes to the National Security Space Launch program that Smith introduced in the... more
Bridenstine says leadership changes linked to urgency in NASA’s exploration programs  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said he reassigned the agency’s human spaceflight head, Bill Gerstenmaier,... more
SpaceX preparing for first Starship test flight  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
The initial prototype of SpaceX’s next-generation reusable launch vehicle will make its first, albeit low-altitude, test flight early next week, Elon Musk... more
Questions linger about reassignment of NASA exploration officials  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
NASA’s leadership offered few details July 11 about the sudden reassignment of two top officials in its human spaceflight program... more
Senators working on “bold” new NASA authorization bill  SPACE NEWS · 6 days
The chairman of the Senate’s space subcommittee says he’s working with colleagues on a “bold” new NASA authorization bill to... more
Fresh $18.7 million funding round puts PlanetiQ weather constellation back on track  SPACE NEWS · 7 days
After years of delays, PlanetiQ says its constellation of commercial weather satellites will be ready to start launching in January thanks to $18.7 million... more
NASA shakes up exploration leadership  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
In a move that took most people in the space industry by surprise, NASA has reassigned two top officials in its exploration program, including Bill Gerstenmaier,... more
Arianespace Vega launch fails, Emirati satellite lost  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
The fifteenth launch of a European Vega rocket ended in failure July 10, resulting in the loss of an imaging satellite for... more
Satellite component supplier Akash Systems raises $14.5 million  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Akash Systems, a startup building thermally efficient satellite components, has raised $14.5 million through a combination of venture capital and... more
Virgin Orbit carries out successful LauncherOne drop test  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Virgin Orbit performed a key test of its LauncherOne air launch system July 10, dropping an inert vehicle from its... more
Booz Allen Hamilton pursuing growth in military space programs  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Senior VP Chris Bogdan: “We don’t build satellites, rockets or rovers. We are investing in open architectures." more
Op-ed | Graphene goes galactic  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Graphene’s discovery in 2004 sparked the flame of endless possibility within the science and technology communities due to its astounding properties. more
Inmarsat details GX expansion, OneSat satellite orders  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Inmarsat’s recent large order showcases the company's confidence in continuing to invest in geostationary orbit — a notable commitment given the industrywide... more
Foust Forward | Bursting the space bubble before it even inflates  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
One of the central beliefs of advocates of the growing commercial space industry is... more
Experts cite benefits, challenges of further space exploration  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
While the United States has the advanced technology and capable workforce it would need for further space exploration, it lacks... more
Virgin Galactic projects rapid growth and profitability after going public  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
With an $800 million infusion thanks to a merger with a public investment vehicle, Virgin Galactic... more
FCC to introduce new simplified licensing regulations for smallsats  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, speaking at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event here, said the regulations will make... more
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