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SAIC

SAIC to build small satellites with startup Rogue Space

SAIC is partnering with startup Rogue Space Systems to develop small satellites for in-space services, the two companies announced on Sept 20th. Based in Reston, Virginia, SAIC is a $7.4 billion government services technology contractor.…
Iceye and Satlantis

Iceye and Satlantis plan for optical and radar satellite constellation

Iceye and Satlantis announced preliminary plans on Sept 14th to work with each other, to launch a constellation of four satellites to acquire high-resolution radar and optical imagery. Satellites in the proposed Tandem4EO constellation…
Maxar

Maxar to offer space-monitoring service in tracking objects in orbit

Maxar Technologies is an operator of high-resolution Earth imaging satellites and lately has received regulatory approval to use its satellites to monitor the space environment and sell that data commercially. Having a license…
Space sensors

Space sensors, DoD’s multi-orbit plan in doubt?!

Space sensors are DoD's multi orbit plan for new constellations of missile-warning and missile-tracking satellites. But there is yet no consensus around a plan for how the Pentagon will transition from current legacy satellites to a much…
Amazon and Telesat

Amazon and Telesat coordinate their planned NGSO constellations

Amazon and Telesat said Sept. 21 they have finalized spectrum arrangements to keep their planned satellites in non-geostationary orbit (NGSO) from interfering with each other. The coordination deals “ensure the coexistence” of their…
The OpenConstellation

The OpenConstellation project unveiled by Open Cosmos

The OpenConstellation is the next phase in Open Cosmos’s mission to create a world which is powered by actionable information from space. Launching a satellite to access vital data has in the past been very expensive, yet the OpenConstellation…
Terran Orbital

Terran Orbital prioritizes work on SDA smallsats over PredaSAR

Small satellite manufacturer Terran Orbital reported increased revenues last month as it ramps up work on satellites for the Space Development Agency, but is planning to sell stock as its cash reserves decline. Terran Orbital reported…
Lynk Global

Lynk Global set to arrange experimental 5G payload in December

Lynk Global have made it clear that they will test the ability to send a 5G signal from a satellite launching in December to standard mobile devices, after getting funding for the demonstration from an undisclosed partner. The experimental…
NovaWurks

NovaWurks reveals contracts, expansion plans and Slego

NovaWurks is ready to discuss contracts, customers and expansion plans, after a series of spaceflight demonstrations followed by years of secrecy. They made a splash nearly a decade ago when the Southern California startup proposed constructing…
Hybrid

Hybrid space makes sense for economic and national security

A Hybrid Space Architecture provides advances in commercial technology which will fundamentally strengthen the U.S. economic and security posture in space according to John Paul Parker who served as U.S. intelligence community space executive…
SDA

SDA takes another jab at space-to-aircraft laser communications

SDA is requesting proposals for a demonstration of laser communications between orbiting satellites and aircraft in flight. As it prepares to start deploying a mesh network in low Earth orbit, the Space Development Agenc (SDA) is looking…
Sentinel-1B

Sentinel-1B satellite to be recovered after ESA efforts

The ESA (European Space Agency) is making efforts to restore operations of the Sentinel-1B radar imaging satellite that malfunctioned more than sic months ago and will instead move up the launch of a replacement. ESA said in a statement…
Telesat

Telesat satellite running out of fuel as projected LEO costs soar

Canada’s Telesat is planning for a revenue hit in 2023 after being forced to retire its Anik F2 satellite from full service three years earlier than planned. The aging Boeing-built satellite has been operating under a workaround mode…
Benchmark

Benchmark publishes small satellite collision-avoidance kit

Benchmark Space Systems unveiled a collision-avoidance kit, at the Small Satellite Conference, which is designed to help small satellites dodge debris and steer clear of other spacecraft. Benchmark is taking orders for its “Cola Kit,”…
LizzieSat-1

LizzieSat-1 to be launched without thrusters by Sidus Space

LizzieSat-1 could be launched without thrusters by Sidus Space if it can’t get safety clearances in time to deploy its first satellite from the International Space Station early next year. It is unclear if Sidus can get all NASA approvals…

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