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Op-ed | Envisioning the next 50 years in space  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
New technologies, decreasing costs, foreign interests and the emergence of the private sector have heralded the forthcoming of... more
Capella Space announces first in a series of global partnerships  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Capella Space announced an agreement with Remote Sensing Instruments, making the Indian firm Capella’s exclusive reseller... more
York Space Systems opens Washington-area office  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
York Space Systems opened a Washington-area office and mission operations center. SpaceNews.com more
Inmarsat delists from stock exchange after buyout   SPACE NEWS · 1 week
British satellite operator Inmarsat delisted from the London Stock Exchange Dec. 5, completing a $3.3 billion buyout that some shareholders sought to... more
York Space Systems open Washington-area office  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
York Space Systems opened a Washington-area office and mission operations center. SpaceNews.com more
NASA faces spacewalk schedule crunch  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
NASA space station managers are still trying to find ways to squeeze in at least three spacewalks into a crowded schedule before the station’s crew drops... more
Founder Institute opens space accelerator with ties to NASA Ames  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
The Founder Institute, an accelerator with operations in 180 cities globally, is establishing a new program... more
FAA approves commercial space office reorganization  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved a reorganization of the office that oversees commercial launches in a bid to improve its efficiency as the... more
Space Development Agency in state of uncertainty  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Griffin warned that projects are being delayed and some may be prevented from happening because of the lack of funding. SpaceNews.com more
Northrop Grumman touts financial strength in marketing pitch for OmegA rocket  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Northrop is pushing the message that its financial strength should be considered by the... more
Starliner test flight slips two days  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Boeing announced Dec. 3 that it’s delaying the uncrewed test flight of the company’s CST-100 Starliner commercial crew vehicle by two days because of... more
China to continue world-leading launch rate in 2020  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
China will attempt major space exploration missions and test a reusable rocket in 2020 while also looking to continue a... more
Globalstar refinancing ends liquidity crisis  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Globalstar executives on Dec. 2 said the recent refinancing of its $342 million debt and new loans secured with help from EchoStar ensures sufficient cash flow through... more
NASA orbiter spots crash site of Indian lunar lander  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
NASA, with the assistance of an amateur image analyst, has identified the crash site of India’s Vikram lunar... more
NASA taps TriSept for ongoing cubesat launch support  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
TriSept Corp., a launch integration and mission management company, announced Dec. 2 an $18 million indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract... more
Italy satisfied with outcome of ESA ministerial  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
Italy, one of the largest contributors to the European Space Agency, is pleased with the outcome of the recent ministerial meeting that... more
Why Cloud Constellation turned down $100 million  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
In December, Cloud Constellation was finalizing receipt of a $100 million investment that would help the startup deploy a ring of secure... more
Space as a service takes root at RBC Signals  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
RBC Signals is expanding its global network of ground stations by combining excess capacity in existing antenna networks... more
ESA declares success at ministerial meeting  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
The European Space Agency’s member states agreed to provide nearly 12.5 billion euros ($13.8 billion) for the next three years, giving the agency nearly... more
International weather agencies object to 5G spectrum decision  SPACE NEWS · 2 weeks
A decision made at the recent World Radiocommunication Conference could undermine the accuracy of weather forecasts by interfering with meteorological... more
Save big on SpaceNews during our Black Friday sale  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
To celebrate Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we are offering a $49 print + digital subscription now through... more
Globalstar borrows $199M with EchoStar’s help • Measat buys Ariane 5 launch  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Globalstar is borrowing $199 million through a loan arranged by its controlling shareholder Thermo and fleet operator EchoStar. SpaceNews.com more
ESA kicks off ministerial meeting  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Representatives of ESA’s member states gathered here Nov. 27 for the start of a two-day meeting that will end with decisions on what programs to fund,... more
WGS-10 communications satellite accepted into operational constellation  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
U.S. Space Command on Nov. 19 accepted the 10th satellite of the Wideband Global Satcom constellation. SpaceNews.com more
Ariane 5 launches satellites for Egypt, Inmarsat  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
An Ariane 5 rocket from European launch provider Arianespace successfully lifted off Nov. 26, carrying a communications satellite for the Egyptian government... more
Commercial spaceports increase focus on economic development  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Commercial spaceports are increasingly portraying themselves as centers of economic development, including those without any launch activity. SpaceNews.com more
French startup ThrustMe found fast route to orbit through China’s Spacety  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
French propulsion startup ThrustMe unexpectedly made it into orbit early this month with its... more
Virgin Galactic rides out early struggles on Wall Street  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Nearly a month after Virgin Galactic’s debut on public markets, the investment community is largely taking a wait-and-see... more
Rocket booster smashes home following Chinese Long March 3B launch  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
A successful Chinese Long March 3B launch of two satellites Friday had severe consequences downrange as... more
Op-ed | Global government space budgets continues multiyear rebound  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
An expanding U.S. civil space budget is a main force behind recent growth in government space spending, but... more
Thrustme, Spacety report initial success of cold gas thruster  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Spacety and  ThrustMe reported success in initial on-orbit testing of an iodine-fueled cubesat thruster at the Space Tech... more
FCC announcement unlikely to be the final decision about C-band spectrum  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
The announcement this week by the head of the Federal Communications Commission that he... more
ESA ministerial preview: Building the pillars for Europe’s future in space  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
With ESA set to convene its triennial ministerial later this month, SpaceNews spoke with... more
Four technology goals ESA favors for honing Europe’s competitive edge  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Europe’s space industry won’t be able to keep its technological edge without government support, the European... more
Five upgrades ArianeGroup wants Europe to consider for Ariane 6  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Europe’s Ariane 6 rocket is a year away from its maiden flight, but prime contractor ArianeGroup... more
CLPS companies worry about increased competition for limited contracts  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
As NASA adds new companies to a commercial lunar landing services program, some existing participants worry its value... more
Advanced technology, investment clearing way for spaceliners  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Development of spaceplanes for suborbital tourism, satellite launches and point-to-point terrestrial transportation are benefiting from advanced technology, panelists said at the Space... more
Space hardware manufacturers urge realistic expectations for 3D printing  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
Space hardware builders say they fully expect 3D printing to revolutionize manufacturing, but cautioned that the technology is... more
Accelerator boosts prospects for Morpheus Space  SPACE NEWS · 3 weeks
German propulsion startup Morpheus Space won a U.S. Air Force Small Business Innovation Research contract and a NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory purchase order after... more
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