Rocket Lab Awarded $14m in Contracts to Supply Satellite Separation Systems for Space Development Agency’s Tranche 1 Transport Layer

The contracts represent the highest value orders for Rocket Lab’s separation systems to date Rocket Lab USA has been awarded two contracts worth a total of $14 million to provide satellite separation systems for companies building Space Development Agency’s (SDA) Tranche 1 Transport Layer (T1TL) satellites. Rocket Lab will supply more than 80 total Lightband […]

Momentus to Deploy Satellites in Custom Orbit for NASA LLITED Mission

Space company Momentus begins trading on the Nasdaq, with new CEO after turbulent SPAC merger

Momentus has signed a contract modification with NASA’s Kennedy Space Center to provide orbital delivery services to transport two satellites to orbit for NASA’s LLITED mission targeted to launch in 2023. This mission highlights the unique value proposition of Momentus’ Orbital Service Vehicle (OSV) that can transport a customer from the launch vehicle’s standard drop-off […]

NASA’s Communications Services Project Sees Inmarsat Government Select Rocket Lab to Develop L-Band Radio

NASA’s Communications Services Project Sees Inmarsat Government Select Rocket Lab to Develop L-Band Radio

Rocket Lab joins NASA’s $278.5 million project to accelerate development of near-Earth communications through partnerships with commercial satellite communications providers. Rocket Lab USA today announced it has been selected by Inmarsat Government as a partner to develop and manufacture an L-band radio in support of NASA’s Communications Services Project (CSP). CSP seeks to accelerate the development of […]

Gilmour Space offers tech demo satellite mission from Australia in 2024

Gilmour Space & SENER Aeroespacial to develop Autonomous Flight Termination System for Eris

Gilmour Space Technologies is offering a new rideshare mission into Low Earth Orbit — this time, on one of its G-class satellite buses (or G-Sat) scheduled to be launched in late 2024. “We’re calling this our Kangaroo-1 mission, and it will be capable of carrying 125U (or 125 units) of payload volume into a mid-inclination […]

Europe’s all-new weather satellite arrives at launch site

MTG-I1

After a two-week voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, the ship transporting the first Meteosat Third Generation satellite docked at Pariacabo in French Guiana and the precious cargo unloaded. Now safe and sound in one of the spaceport’s cleanrooms, satellite engineers will ready it for liftoff on an Ariane 5 rocket in December. Once in geostationary […]

Successful launch of EUTELSAT HOTBIRD 13F satellite

– First of two satellites to be placed at Eutelsat’s flagship 13-degree East position – Capex optimization with replacement of three existing satellites by two, and application of design-to-cost policy – Bringing newest resources and enhanced services at Eutelsat EMEA’S leading TV neighbourhood – First satellite based on the electrical propulsion Eurostar Neo platform fostering […]

Satellogic Signs Three-Year Agreement with Government of Albania to Access Dedicated Satellite Constellation

Satellogic Announces Upcoming Launch of Five New Satellites Onboard SpaceX Transporter-4 Mission

Satellogic’s Constellation-as-a-Service model will accelerate Albania’s participation in the New Space Economy and provide unprecedented, country-wide situational awareness Satellogic Inc., a leader in sub-meter resolution Earth Observation (“EO”) data collection, announced today that it has reached a three-year agreement with the Government of Albania to develop a Dedicated Satellite Constellation. This unique program derives from […]