Northrop Grumman Launches Undisclosed Payload for U.S. Space Force

June 13, 2021 @ 05:28 PM

Northrop Grumman today successfully launched the Tactically Responsive Launch-2 (TacRL-2) payload into orbit for the U.S

Putin Describes Washington Post’s Report on Iranian Spy Satellite Deal as Fake...

June 12, 2021 @ 06:56 AM

Russian President Vladimir Putin described as ‘fake news” and "nonsense" a Washington Post report that Russia is preparing to supply Iran with an advanced satellite that will allow Tehran to track military targets in the Middle East, even those in Israel. In an interview given to American Channel, NBC News, the...

General Atomics to Demo Space-to-air Optical communication for U.S. Space Development Agency...

June 3, 2021 @ 08:42 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) won a Space Development Agency contract to demonstrate space-to-air optical communication using GA-EMS Laser Interconnect and Networking Communication System (LINCS) and a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) MQ-9 Reaper

GA-EMS Clears Test to Launch Optical Crosslink Demo

June 2, 2021 @ 03:56 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that it has successfully conducted a free space interconnect demonstration ground test of its Laser Interconnect and Networking Communication System (LINCS) spacecraft. The fully autonomous acquisition, tracking and pointing of the Optical Communication Terminals (OCT) on both spacecraft marked the final acceptance testing in...

Israel Aerospace Unveils AI-Powered Satellite Operation and Management System

May 25, 2021 @ 11:59 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has developed SatGuard an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered system for operating and managing observation and communication satellites. The new SatGuard system is designed to extend the life of satellites deployed into orbit

Atlas V Rocket Launches Space Force’s 5th SBIRS Geo-5 Missile Warning Satellite...

May 19, 2021 @ 07:15 AM

An Atlas V rocket carrying the U.S

China Second to Land Spacecraft on the Red Planet

May 15, 2021 @ 06:21 AM

An unscrewed Chinese spacecraft landed on the surface of Mars earlier today, making it the second country after the United States to do so. State news agency Xinhua reported that the Tianwen-1 spacecraft landed on a site on a vast plain known as Utopia Planitia in the planets northern hemisphere, "leaving a Chinese footprint on Mars for the first time

Egypt’s €5.4B Rafale Deal to Include Airbus Spy Satellite & MRTT Aircraft...

May 7, 2021 @ 06:23 AM

Egypt wants to acquire a spy satellite and two multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) aircraft manufactured by Airbus. French newspaper

French MoD-Incubated Maritime Intelligence Start-up Raises Euro 20 M

May 4, 2021 @ 01:37 PM

French Maritime intelligence-gathering start-up, ‘Unseenlabs, has raised a capital of 20 million euros to support the development of its geo-location services. Founded in 2015, Unseenlabs has developed a technology based on the identification of electromagnetic waves emitted by ships

Northrop Grumman Solar Arrays to Power Airbus OneSat Spacecraft

May 3, 2021 @ 03:59 PM

Northrop Grumman said it won an Airbus contract for the design, development and production of 24 ship sets of solar arrays to support the OneSat satellite product line. The solar arrays will power the OneSat communication satellites in geosynchronous orbit

Raytheon Receives $234M for Future Military GPS System

May 1, 2021 @ 04:45 AM

Raytheon won $234 million from the U.S

GA-EMS Completes Initial Design Review of U.S.S.F.’s EO/IR Weather System Prototype Satellite...

April 30, 2021 @ 05:43 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) completed the Initial Design Review (IDR) of the space vehicle and ground segment for the United States Space Force (U.S