ATK Launch Systems has received a $48.2 million Missile Defense Agency contract to provide technical support for rocket motors including for the Trident I (C4) and the Orion spacecraft
The United Launch Alliance is readying to send one of its Atlas V rockets to space to launch a classified reconnaissance satellite. The satellite is designed and operated by the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), which is part of the US intelligence program
Philippines will be establishing space agency for application of global navigation satellite systems to address the need of national security and disaster management. The senator Sen
Alpha Design Technologies (ADTL), a manufacturer and technology service provider, has signed a contract with Indias space agency for assembly, integration and testing of IRNSS satellites. In the next two years, Alpha Design Technologies, with the help of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be investing in creating, an ultra-modern satellite manufacturing, assembly, integration, and testing and qualification facilities, with a view to independently supply four to five regional navigation satellite systems to ISRO, the company announced today
The US Air Force space command plans to operate Space Surveillance Telescope (SST) in Australia jointly with the Australian government. US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) handed over the SST to USAF Space Command at a ceremony in New Mexico
Russian Rocket and Space Corporation (RSC) is planning to devise a new carrier rocket for Sea Launch floating space pad project in the next five years. "This symbiosis, I am sure, will allow us to to create a new launch vehicle in absolutely short deadlines
Lockheed Martin officially opened up a test site to monitor objects in space by a radar array for the US Air Force Space Fence at New Jersey. There is also a test site under construction in Kwajalein Island and will be used for early validation of hardware, firmware and software that will enable the Space Fence to detect, track, and catalog orbital objects more than 1
Russian Aerospace Defence Forces will be getting an upgraded space surveillance system located in Tajikistan, known as Okno-M. The upgraded system performs the task of automatically gathering information on space objects and monitor objects in space, including those in geostationary orbit, at a distance of 120 to 40,000 km, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported today
DeTect has commissioned its newest RAPTOR radar wind profiler system for NASA (the National Aeronautics and Space Administration) to assess and monitor wind direction and speed in real-time for rocket launch safety. The RAPTOR radar wind profiler system commissioned at the NASAs Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in USA also helps flight engineers to understand stresses on the launch vehicles, the company announced today
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has announced Wednesday that it has won US$24 million contract from the European Space Agency to provide RADARSAT-2 satellite information to Copernicus security and environment monitoring program. The contract includes an initial firm order of US$12 million
Exelis announced today that it has delivered six ground encryptors, which will improve information security for the Global Positioning System's Next-Generation Operational Control System to Raytheon. GPS OCX is part of the US Air Force's GPS modernization program
The South Korean military will be deploying its new multiple rocket launchers, Cheonmu, in the second half of this year in areas bordering the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK). A South Korean military official confirmed to Yonhap News Agency that development of the next-generation multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) has been completed
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