ICARUS consortium led by Spain's Deimos includes among others partners such as Germany's Atmos, the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), and official space research centres from Italy (CIRA) and France (ONERA) A European consortium, led by Spanish mission and system integrator...
Planet proudly announces today that its first hyperspectral satellite, Tanager-1—enabled by the Carbon Mapper Coalition and its philanthropic partners—is ready for launch. The spacecraft arrived at Vandenberg Space Force Base on June 3rd in preparation for liftoff as early...
In a historic milestone for space exploration, Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft successfully completed its first crewed flight on June 5, 2024, marking a significant step forward in commercial space travel. The spacecraft, carrying NASA astronauts Barry "Butch" Wilmore and...
The first launch of Ariane 6 is targeted for 9 July 2024 from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, ESA Director General Josef Aschbacher announced at the ILA Berlin Air Show today. Josef Aschbacher was joined by the Ariane 6 Task...
In a thrilling leap for space exploration, China's Chang'e-6 mission has captivated the world with its daring adventure to the moon's far side. From a successful launch to groundbreaking sample collection, this mission is rewriting the rules of lunar...
The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced backing today for the development and launch of two Earth observation satellites that will provide high-resolution imagery for civilian and defence applications in Poland. The EIB is lending €300 million to Bank Gospodarstwa Krajowego...
Flawless Photonics Inc., a privately held seed-funded company that has built a team of materials, photonics, robotics and space experts, has announced that their ZBLAN SpaceFiberTM manufactured on the International Space Station has been returned to Earth. “Flawless Photonics was...
Advanced Space's mission is to continue testing near-lunar communication and navigation technologies along with new software tools. Advanced Space’s pioneering commercial satellite continues to operate beyond its expected 18-month contracted mission, which was originally supposed to end this month. Begun...
TESAT announced it has been selected to deliver 792 Optical Communication Terminals (OCT) by MDA Space Ltd, a leading provider of advanced technology and services to the rapidly expanding global space industry, as part of the company’s supply chain...
NSG will become the national satellite and space sector champion, supporting commercial satellite space operations locally and internationally. The group will invest in localization, technology, start-ups, and knowledge in the space and satellite sector in Saudi Arabia, in line...
During a live broadcast, Kongsberg NanoAvionics ("NanoAvionics") announced that it has now fully standardised all of its nano- and microsatellite buses. This standardisation significantly reduces lead times (starting at just four months for bus manufacturing), lowers costs, and improves...
The Earth Cloud Aerosol and Radiation Explorer (EarthCARE) satellite mission, a collaborative endeavour between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), aims to revolutionize our understanding of the complex interactions between clouds, aerosols, and...
OKAPI:Orbits, an industry leader in Space Traffic Management solutions, and Aurora Propulsion Technologies, a developer of water-based resistojet thrusters and de-orbiting solutions for small sats and cube sats, enter a strategic partnership to facilitate mission optimization. The companies are committed to...
Satellite operators running large teleport operations and satellite broadcasters seeking the ultimate technology to power their businesses now have a range of options to choose from, thanks to a new generation of GaN SSPAs in DBS introduced to the...
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. announced that its fully virtualized satellite communications ground system was employed as part of BlueHalo’s milestone demonstration for the U.S. Space Force, Space Rapid Capabilities Office, Satellite Communication Augmentation Resource program. BlueHalo successfully demonstrated...
An experimental flock of miniature CubeSats has survived the unexpected loss of its leader to begin monitoring water quality across Spain and Portugal. Named ANSER, these shoebox-sized satellites not only fly in formation like birds but also employ wing-like deployable...
The Korean Ministry of Science and ICT (Minister Lee Jong Ho, MSIT) and the Ministry of the Interior and Safety (Minister Lee Sang-min, MOIS) announced that, following the passage of three bills related to the establishment of the Korea...
Kinéis and Semtech announced a strategic collaboration that significantly enhances satellite connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT) by leveraging standard terrestrial solutions. This partnership aims to provide millions of users with simple and direct access to global coverage. Integration...