Virgin Orbit’s Latest Mission Successfully Soars ‘Above the Clouds’ Again

Virgin Orbit’s Latest Mission Successfully Soars 'Above the Clouds’ Again

Virgin Orbit’s Cosmic Girl releases LauncherOne mid-air during a prior flight. Credit: Virgin Orbit/Greg Robinson. This mission continues the team’s successful track record of delivering satellites for government and commercial customers. Virgin Orbit confirmed it successfully deployed into orbit all 7 customer satellites onboard its LauncherOne rocket during yesterday’s Above the Clouds mission. Virgin Orbit’s […]

Arianespace to launch eight new Galileo satellites

Arianespace to launch eight new Galileo satellites

ESA and EUSPA have confirmed that Arianespace will launch eight additional Galileo satellites. Arianespace will launch the first two satellites in 2022, leading to the Full Operational Capability of Galileo open service. Then, three successive launches on Ariane 62 in 2023, 2024 and 2025, will finalize the launch of the first generation of Galileo satellites and […]

ConnectSAT and Skyroot Aerospace sign MoU to accelerate growing need for satellites and data for the African region

ConnectSAT and Skyroot Aerospace sign MoU to accelerate growing need for satellites and data for the African region.

ConnectSAT and Skyroot Aerospace signed a Memorandum of Understanding for future cooperation to explore and develop the African space market for various social applications and monitoring and surveillance solutions through the “OSIRIS” project, a constellation of African satellites for social impact and resource management. The objective of this collaboration is, in the short term, to […]

OneWeb Ends the Year with the Successful Launch of 36 Satellites

“Photo courtesy of Airbus OneWeb Satellites. Copyright 2021.” OneWeb confirms successful launch and contact with all 36 satellites, bringing total in-orbit constellation to 394 satellites OneWeb has now launched over 60 percent of its LEO satellite fleet that will deliver high-speed, low-latency global connectivity OneWeb ends the year with nine launches completed since December 2020, […]

BlackSky Achieves World’s Highest Revisit, Time-Diverse Dawn-to-Dusk Satellite Constellation with Three Successful Launches in Three Weeks

BlackSky Achieves World’s Highest Revisit, Time-Diverse Dawn-to-Dusk Satellite Constellation with Three Successful Launches in Three Weeks

Twelve Satellite Constellation Delivers Hourly Peak Rate of 15 Revisits Per Day BlackSky’s high-resolution small satellite constellation has the highest revisit rate in the world, with a peak of 15 hourly visits per day over certain locations. The real-time geospatial intelligence company achieved a 12 small satellite constellation, doubling its imaging capacity, following Wednesday’s (Dec. […]

Cognitive Space Shows Momentum in Artificial Intelligence for Satellite Operations in 2021

The company ends the year with several victories in capital investments, new and expanded government contracts, the rollout of its commercial product line, solid revenue growth, and an expanding team of Space and Artificial Intelligence experts. Cognitive Space announced the highlights of a very successful year in its mission to dramatically improve the way we […]

Synspective to Launch Three Satellites Aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron

Synspective to Launch Three Satellites Aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron

Synspective, a Japanese Earth-imaging company, will launch three of its StriX satellites aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle, the companies announced Tuesday. The satellites will add to Synspective’s synthetic aperture radar (SAR) constellation, developed to take images of the Earth and detect changes to the planet’s surface down to the millimetre. It operates regardless of […]