Israel Ministry of Defense (IMoD) and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have reeived first images from Ofek 16 satellite launched on July 6. On July 14, engineering teams of the Space Administration in the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D), IMoD and IAI operated the satellites observation camera for the first...
Northrop Grumman on Wednesday launched its Minotaur IV space launch vehicle and placed a National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) spacecraft into orbit at 9:46 a.m
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) awarded Boeing a $916 million contract to support operations of the International Space Station (ISS) through to 2024. The company will provide engineering support services, resources, and personnel for activities aboard the ISS and manage many of the stations systems
Russia is planning to set up a lunar base with China, and seems okay with the possibility of the United States joining the project. “This morning, we held a teleconference with my Chinese counterpart
Israel Ministry of Defense on Monday said it launched the “Ofek 16” reconnaissance satellite into space on July 6. “The Space Administration in the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) of the Israel Ministry of Defense and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), have successfully launched the ‘Ofek 16 reconnaissance satellite into...
US based United Launch Alliance (UAL) has received the first BE-4 test rocket engine, which will eventually replace the Russian RD-180 booster, used by the United States DoD to launch its heavy satellites into orbit. The engine will be integrated into UALs Vulcan Centaur heavy rocket for its first test launch sometime next year
BAE Systems announced today it delivered its first shipment of next-generation radiation-hardened software defined radios (SDR) enabled by its RAD5545 computer to Lockheed Martin Space. The radios provide spacecraft with the performance, availability, reliability and on-board signals processing capacity needed to support future space missions — from planetary exploration to communications, national security, surveillance, and weather missions
A Chinese missile early warning system –based on the Russian Tundra satellites and Voronezh ground-based radar stations may be closer to completion going by recent events and statements. “Russia is helping China to build a missile attack warning system that could significantly increase China's defense capabilities,” a commentary in the semi-official Global Times newspaper said Wednesday as part of an article on China-Russia defence cooperation following the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) contingent participation in the June 25 Russian Victory Day Parade
NASA has awarded Pittsburgh based Astrobotic a $199.5 million to deliver the Volatiles Investigating Polar Exploration Rover (VIPER) to the Moons South Pole in late 2023
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has partnered with the U.S
Thales Alenia Space and partners announced today the launch of PROMISE (PROgrammable MIxed Signal Electronics), a 3-year project to develop integrated circuits for space and related applications. Conducted through the European Commissions Horizon 2020 Research & Innovation program, PROMISE aims to free European companies from dependence on foreign-sourced semiconductors