U.S. Space Development Agency Awards $1.3 Billion for 28 Missile-Tracking Satellites

July 18, 2022 @ 05:34 PM

The US Space Development Agency (SDA) today announced the award of two prototype agreements worth over $1.3 billion to set up 28 satellites providing the initial missile warning/missile tracking capability of the National Defense Space Architecture (NDSA)

NASA, Russia’s Roscosmos Renew ISS Flights

July 16, 2022 @ 07:26 AM

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Russian state space agency Roscosmos have agreed to renew flights together to the International Space Station (ISS). On Friday, the space agencies signed an agreement to allow Russian cosmonauts to fly on U

Airbus to Provide 42 Satellite Platforms to Northrop for U.S. Space Development...

July 6, 2022 @ 05:39 AM

Airbus will provide 42 satellite platforms as well as assembly, integration, and test (AIT), launch, and space vehicle commissioning support services to Northrop Grumman to satisfy the U.S

Northrop Tests Laser Communication for U.S Army LEO Satellite Constellation

June 15, 2022 @ 05:10 AM

Northrop Grumman conducted ground demonstration of a secure networked laser communications system for proliferated-LEO constellations supporting the U.S

America’s Axiom Space Pays Roscosmos in Rubles for Astronaut’s Flight

June 11, 2022 @ 09:45 AM

Russian state agency Roscosmos has received payment in rubles from the American company Axiom Space for the flight of NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hay on the Russian spacecraft Soyuz. "We received full funding from not NASA, but specifically from Axiom, which acted as an intermediary in organizing this mission," Roscosmos head...

China to Launch Shenzhou XIV Crewed Spaceship Soon

May 30, 2022 @ 06:58 AM

China Manned Space Agency said the countrys next manned spaceflight — the Shenzhou XIV mission — will soon be launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern China. The agency said in a brief released on Sunday that a Long March 2F carrier rocket, with the Shenzhou XIV spacecraft on top of it, was moved to the launch tower that morning and will undergo prelaunch tests

Following Pull-out from ISS, Russia Will Design New Orbital Station

May 5, 2022 @ 10:20 AM

Russian space agency Roscosmos has signed a deal worth 2.7 billion rubles with Rocket and Space Corporation (RKK) Energia to develop Russian Orbital Service Station (ROSS)

Kongsberg to Source 3 Satellites from NanoAvionics, Lithuania for Maritime Surveillance in...

May 5, 2022 @ 05:35 AM

Kongsberg said it is procuring three satellites from Lithuanian company NanoAvionics for maritime surveillance in the North Sea, to establish Norway's first satellite constellation. The Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI) and Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) said on May 3 that they have developed instruments for satellite-based maritime surveillance

Angara Rocket Launches Russian Spy Satellite

April 30, 2022 @ 04:10 AM

A Russian Angara rocket launched a satellite “in the interests of the Russian defense ministry” on Friday. The ministry told reporters today that the satellite, launched from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in the Archangelsk Region, has been successfully put to the final orbit

Russian Scientists Develop Ultra-High-res Camera for Proposed Small Satellites Constellation

April 22, 2022 @ 01:50 PM

Russian Space Systems(RKS), part of "Roscosmos" has developed high-resolution orbital scanning devices for the proposed small satellites constellation.The technology is based on the use of unique material produced by the Shvabe holding of the Rostec State Corporation as part of the satellite observation equipment - silicon carbide