Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems has won a $102 million worth contract to deliver fully integrated Navy Multiband Terminals (NMT) for the US Navy, the US Department of Defense announced Tuesday. The NMT is a multiband capable satellite communications terminal that provides both protected and wideband communications
The Russian global navigation satellite system, GLONASS has been handed over to Russias Ministry of Defense for the final tests. "During tests, the client voiced certain remarks to us that we took into account, and on November 5, tests were resumed
Lockheed Martin and Electro Optic Systems (EOS) have set up a space object tracking facility in Australia to detect possible debris in orbit, ranging from spent rocket parts to pieces of defunct satellites. The new space object tracking site will give satellite operators a clearer picture of the debris that could damage their networks and how they can avoid potential collisions, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Thales Alenia Space has won a $250 million contract from Bangladesh to develop the country's first communications satellite known as Bangabandhu-1. French-Italian firm will build the satellite for the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to be launched into space on December 16 in 2017, various media reported today
Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos has considered proposing a joint satellite system to India in the 21st India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation. The intergovernmental panel is scheduled to take place in Moscow tomorrow
The US Navy and Lockheed Martin have prepared to launch the fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) secure communications satellite aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on Monday. The Navy's Program Executive Office for Space Systems and its Communications Satellite Program Office responsible for the MUOS program are based in San Diego
Russia's GLONASS satellite navigation network, after being updated according to the Russian Defense Ministry requirements, will be made available for service by the end of 2015. "Just the other day the [Russian] Aerospace Forces held a meeting on the issue and came to an opinion that the tests [of GLONASS] should be completed this year
Airbus Defence and Space has successfully launched the workhorse Ariane 5 satellite launch vehicle from the Kourou, French Guiana, launch pad. The latest 225th launch put two communications satellites into geostationary orbit, once again demonstrating the reliability of the European launcher, the company announced Thursday
North Korea has built a cover around its rocket-launching platform possibly to evade from surveillance by spy satellites. On Sunday, the US satellite images indicated the steel platform at Sohae Satellite Launching Station was completely covered
One of the world's most impenetrable satellite communications systems, built by Lockheed Martin to serve the U.S
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
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