Boeing fast-track Wideband Global SATCOM Satellite System through Advanced Tech

March 2, 2022 @ 06:16 AM

Boeing has begun building the latest version of the Wideband Global SATCOM satellite system, WGS-11+, using advanced techniques to effectively integrate the latest commercial technology while enabling a high-paced five-year schedule. Boeing and the U

Raytheon to Supply Payload for Lockheed Martin’s Missile Warning Satellite System

March 2, 2022 @ 06:07 AM

Lockheed Martin has selected Raytheon Technologies Corporation to provide a second mission payload for the Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Block 0 missile warning satellite system – also known as NGG. Raytheon Technologies and Northrop Grumman Corporation are each already on contract to provide one mission payload...

U.S. Space Development Agency Makes Awards for 126 Satellites to Build Tranche...

March 1, 2022 @ 07:28 AM

The Space Development Agency (SDA) today announced the awards of three prototype agreements worth approximately $1.8 billion to establish the foundation for Tranche 1 Transport Layer (T1TL), a mesh network of 126 optically-interconnected space vehicles (SV)

Northrop Signs Launch Agreement with SpaceX, First Mission Extension Pod Contract with...

February 22, 2022 @ 04:17 AM

SpaceLogistics, a Northrop Grumman company, announced a launch agreement for its Mission Robotic Vehicle (MRV) spacecraft, and the sale of its first Mission Extension Pod (MEP). Under the launch agreement, SpaceX will provide launch services for a planned spring 2024 launch of the MRV and several MEPs

General Atomics Completes Final Design Review for U.S. Space Force’s Weather System...

February 19, 2022 @ 05:06 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) completed the Final Design Review (FDR) of its spacecraft design for the U.S

Lockheed Martin to Support NASA's Mission to Bring Back First Ever Samples...

February 16, 2022 @ 02:51 AM

Lockheed Martin was awarded three NASA contracts to produce key elements of the agencys visionary Mars Sample Return program. The first contract is for the cruise stage that will power and steer the Mars-bound journey of the lander that retrieves Martian rock and soil samples from the Perseverance Rover

Turkey, Pakistan to Jointly Develop Satellites

January 31, 2022 @ 06:05 AM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) signed a cooperation agreement with Pakistani space agency Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) to develop space and satellite projects. "We have signed a cooperation deal with the SUPARCO to develop satellite projects

Russian Researcher in Germany Charged with Passing Ariane Rocket Secrets to Russia

January 29, 2022 @ 05:14 AM

A Russian scientist working at a Bavarian university has been accused of sharing sensitive information about Europes Ariane space rocket program with Moscow. German prosecutors charged the man, Ilnur N

Lockheed, Amazon, Cisco to Bring Video Collaboration To NASA's Orion Manned Spacecraft

January 8, 2022 @ 04:34 AM

Lockheed Martin, Amazon and Cisco will discover ways to integrate human-machine interface technologies into NASA's Orion spacecraft, providing an opportunity to learn how future astronauts could benefit from far-field voice technology, AI and tablet-based video collaboration. The Callisto technology demonstration will be integrated into NASA's Orion spacecraft for the agency's Artemis I uncrewed mission around the Moon and back to Earth

South Korea Establishes New Branch to Bolster Space Capabilities

January 3, 2022 @ 09:57 AM

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) installed Military Space Branch on Saturday to bolster the country's space security capabilities. The launch came as South Korea has been striving to craft space operation concepts and strategies based on inter-service cooperation amid an intensifying rivalry among major space powers in the emerging security domain

South Korean DAPA Signs Contract with LIG Nex1, Hanwha for Military SatCom...

December 27, 2021 @ 06:22 AM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) signed a contract worth nearly $750 million with LIG Nex1 and Hanwha for mass production of military satellite communication system-II ground terminals. The contract will be performed over a period of five years from 2021 to 2025