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Wed, 17 Aug 2022 22:33:22 +0000
NASA’s Space Launch System made its third trip to the launch pad Aug. 17, this time with the intent of lifting by early next month. The post SLS arrives at the pad for Artemis 1 launch appeared first on SpaceNews.
Wed, 17 Aug 2022 22:29:55 +0000
U.S. military and allied forces in upcoming exercises will put to the test commercial technologies that could help detect GPS jamming or other activities that disrupt satellite-based navigation. The post Commercial geospatial technologies that detect GPS disruptions to be tested in military exercises appeared first on SpaceNews.
Wed, 17 Aug 2022 13:11:16 +0000
A historical warfare perspective on enhancing satellite survivability and ensuring commercial satellites are more agile in today’s threat environment. The post Op-ed | Preparing for Maneuver Warfare in Space – The Next Battleground appeared first on SpaceNews.
Wed, 17 Aug 2022 08:00:15 +0000
Will regulators show mercy for constellation hopefuls battling unprecedented manufacturing and launch constraints outside their control? The post Seeking Regulatory Mercy: The case for extending constellation deployment deadlines appeared first on SpaceNews.
Wed, 17 Aug 2022 03:22:48 +0000
Ball Aerospace and Seagate Technology Holdings are working together to develop and test high-capacity commercial data processing and storage devices for spaceflight applications. The post Ball and Seagate test data storage devices for satellites appeared first on SpaceNews.
Tue, 16 Aug 2022 22:20:51 +0000
Supply chain issues have delayed the launch of the first operational satellite in AST SpaceMobile’s cellphone-compatible broadband constellation by about six months to late 2023. The post AST SpaceMobile delays commercial satellite debut by six months appeared first on SpaceNews.
Tue, 16 Aug 2022 21:53:18 +0000
A large ship that Blue Origin planned to convert into a landing platform for New Glenn boosters is instead being sent to the scrapyard as the company changes its recovery plans. The post Blue Origin scraps original recovery ship for New Glenn boosters appeared first on SpaceNews.
Tue, 16 Aug 2022 20:48:19 +0000
Orion Space Solutions announced Aug. 16 it was selected by the U.S. Space Force to develop three small satellites for a demonstration of on-orbit services in geostationary Earth orbit. The post Orion Space wins U.S. Space Force contract for on-orbit services experiment appeared first on SpaceNews.
Tue, 16 Aug 2022 14:15:36 +0000
A legislative proposal in the 2023 defense spending bill calling on DoD to leverage commercial space networks marks a victory of sorts for the SmallSat Alliance. The post On National Security | SmallSat Alliance steps up push for a military comms ‘outernet’ appeared first on SpaceNews.
Tue, 16 Aug 2022 11:20:54 +0000
Astrobotic Technology, a lunar lander developer, has made a formal bid for “substantially all” of the assets of Masten Space Systems, another lander company that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last month. The post Astrobotic bids for Masten Space Systems assets appeared first on SpaceNews.
Tue, 16 Aug 2022 11:10:43 +0000
A Chinese reusable experimental spacecraft remains in orbit nearly two weeks after launch, despite passing directly over its expected landing site early Monday. The post China’s spaceplane remains in orbit but clues emerge from recovered launch debris appeared first on SpaceNews.
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 21:00:06 +0000
While there have been successful projects demonstrating readily available industry capability, the Department of Defense has not yet successfully institutionalized the imperative of responsive space The post Op-ed | DoD falling short on responsive space capabilities appeared first on SpaceNews.
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 17:02:15 +0000
Space logistics company D-Orbit said Aug. 12 it has canceled plans to go public by merging with Breeze Holdings Acquisition Corp, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC). The post D-Orbit cancels SPAC merger plan appeared first on SpaceNews.
Mon, 15 Aug 2022 15:29:26 +0000
The U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command awarded SpaceX a $1.9 million one-year contract to provide Starlink internet services in Europe and Africa starting this month. The post SpaceX gets $1.9 million Air Force contract for Starlink services in Europe and Africa appeared first on SpaceNews.
Sun, 14 Aug 2022 23:22:53 +0000
How pandemic and war dealt a double whammy to a supply chain already struggling to keep up. The post Smallsat’s supply chain woes appeared first on SpaceNews.
Sun, 14 Aug 2022 22:39:58 +0000
Virgin Orbit now expects to perform four launches this year, at the low end of earlier projections, but with a higher per-launch revenue. The post Virgin Orbit reduces launch forecast while increasing per-launch revenue appeared first on SpaceNews.
Sun, 14 Aug 2022 21:00:09 +0000
Once-in-a-generation advances in commercial technology will fundamentally strengthen the U.S. economic and security posture in space The post Op-ed | Why a ‘hybrid’ space architecture makes sense for economic and national security appeared first on SpaceNews.
Sun, 14 Aug 2022 09:15:04 +0000
Satellite ground stations that for decades have been operated by the U.S. Army will be officially handed over to the Space Force on Aug. 15. The post U.S. Army hands over satellite operations to Space Force, but keeps a foothold in space appeared first on SpaceNews.
Sat, 13 Aug 2022 21:43:50 +0000
NASA and the U.S. Space Force have resolved an issue with the flight termination system on the Space Launch System that could have cut short the vehicle’s inaugural launch campaign. The post NASA, Space Force resolve SLS flight termination system issue appeared first on SpaceNews.
Fri, 12 Aug 2022 21:46:55 +0000
Vice President Kamala Harris said Aug. 12 that the National Space Council will work to revise commercial space regulations that have become “simply outdated” as the industry evolves. The post Harris says U.S. to update commercial space regulations appeared first on SpaceNews.
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Ground Systems, Software and Equipment

ACT: Founded in 1988, Applied Coherent Technology (ACT) Corporation has emerged as one of the highly innovative companies in the geospatial data applications industry. ACT has been actively involved in the creation of geospatial data tools designed to process and analyze satellite imagery in fast, interactive and effective manner. [ACT jobs]

Advantech Wireless: Advantech Wireless design, manufacture and deploy networking solutions for broadband connectivity, broadcast solutions and backhaul requirements using satellite and terrestrial wireless communications. [Advantech jobs]

a.i. solutions: a.i. solutions is dedicated to producing state-of-the-art software and comprehensive engineering solutions for the aerospace industry. Founded by engineers with a lifelong passion for space, its innovative products and services are designed to improve efficiencies, maximize productivity and reduce the overall cost of space missions. [a.i. solutions jobs]

Analytical Graphics: AGI delivers mission-proven software for timely and cost-effective development and deployment of advanced space, defense and intelligence applications. AGI products are used for modeling, engineering and operations in the areas of space, cyberspace, aircraft, missile defense, C4ISR and electronic systems. [AGI jobs]

Applied Analysis: Applied Analysis Incorporated (AAI) is a small, growing company located in the Boston, Massachusetts area. They develop software to extract information from multispectral and hyperspectral imagery acquired by space and airborne sensors.

Astrium GEO-Information Services: Astrium GEO-Information Services, a World leading Earth observation services company for over 25 years, offers a comprehensive range of products, services & solutions based on data sourced from a constellation of Earth observation satellites as well as aerial imagery.

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AVM Dynamics: Satellite Constellation Design and Analysis Software. AVM Dynamics develops SC Modeler software for the conceptual design, analysis and visualization of satellite constellations.

Avtec Systems: Avtec builds advanced systems for unbounded data communications. Developed over a quarter-century of commitment to the aerospace, telecommunications and defense industries, Avtec's enabling technology powers fast, reliable data flow across boundaries and through the most challenging environments. [Avtec jobs]

Braxton Technologies:  Since 1994, Braxton Technologies has provided reliable products and services to ensure customer and mission success. Braxton products currently control GPS launch, anomaly resolution and disposal operations and other critical satellite systems activities. [Braxton jobs]

Callisto: Callisto provides consultancy, expert engineering services and undertakes research and development in the field of satellite communications, principally for ground stations. [Callisto jobs]

CCT: Command and Control Technologies Corporation provides real-time mission critical automation to help decision makers control their operations efficiently and effectively. CCT specializes in the design and development of highly automated control systems for mission critical applications like range control, space launch, automated perimeter security, and industrial process control. [CCT jobs]

Celestia STS: (C‐STS) provides innovative high‐tech solutions to the international space community to support spacecraft development, AIT and post launch services. Our core activities include the design/development and support of high‐complexity electronics based systems for Simulation & Test (EGSE) Products, TTC & TM/TC Systems, High‐Rate & TTC Modems and Data Processing Systems. [Celestia STS jobs]

Comtech EF Data: Comtech EF Data develops innovative and market-leading satellite communication products. Their advanced solutions are enabling bandwidth efficiencies and link optimization for commercial and government customers around the world. [Comtech jobs]

Comtech Xicom Technology: Comtech Xicom Technology, Inc., a world leader in high-power amplifiers, manufactures a wide variety of tube-based and solid-state power amplifiers for military and commercial satellite uplink applications. The product range encompasses power levels from 8 W to 3 kW, with frequency coverage in sub-bands within the 2 GHz to 45 GHz spectrum. Amplifiers are available for fixed and ground-based, ship-board, and airborne mobile applications. [Xicom jobs]

CPI: CPI Satcom Division is the worldwide leader in uplink amplifier products and systems for satellite communications. The company has played a pivotal role in the satcom industry since its inception. The first satellite projects, including INTELSAT and CONUS, were supported by CPI, which was then part of Varian Associates, Inc. [CPI jobs]

Deimos Imaging: Deimos Imaging, a subsidiary of UrtheCast Corp. (Canada), one of the world leading satellite imagery provider, owns and operates the DEIMOS-1 and DEIMOS-2 satellites with a 24/7 commercial service from their three facilities in Spain and through their own network of ground stations in Canada, Sweden and Norway. All the ground segment software, from mission planning to image processing, has been co-developed in-house, allowing a unique capacity to customise the service to best suite all customer needs. Deimos Imaging provides high-quality services to clients worldwide, including imagery from their own constellation of satellites and from the satellites of their partners like the PanGeo Alliance, and value-added applications in a wide range of fields. [Deimos Imaging jobs]

e-GEOS: e-GEOS, an Italian Space Agency (20%) and Telespazio (80%) company, is a leading international player in the geo-spatial business. e-GEOS offers a whole range of products and services in the Earth Observation and in the geo-spatial application domains, based on both optical and radar satellites as well as on aerial surveys.

ESSCO: Industry leadership, experience and unity of vision: Just a few of the factors that have made ESSCO the world's leading supplier of rigid radomes and precision antenna systems.

Flann Microwave: For over four decades, Flann Microwave Ltd has been a market-leading designer and manufacturer of Antennas, Precision Microwave Components and Test and Measurement products operating between frequencies of 2 to 170GHz. [Flann jobs]

GATS: GATS primary area of business is the analytical support of satellite based atmospheric remote sensing  projects. Their calibration and performance analysis codes, signal simulation codes, radiative transfer codes,  flight  operations utilities, web-based project and data management systems and configuration control methods are some of the most efficient and accurate in the business. [GATS jobs]

Gilat Satellite Networks: Gilat designs, develops and markets innovative satellite and hybrid networking products, services and solutions and has shipped more than 750,000 VSATs to operators in 85 countries. Gilat provides broadband solutions to enterprises, governments, carriers and consumers around the globe. Gilat also provides value to its customers through comprehensive end-to-end solutions, turn-key projects, managed network services and network outsourcing. [Gilat jobs]

Globecomm Systems: Globecomm features a wide range of solutions including satcom earthstations, mobile satellites, satellite broadcasting, satellite teleports, satellite uplinks, satellites for remote communications, telemetry solutions, digital teleports and more. [Globecomm jobs]

Herley Industries: For more than 45 years, Herley has been supplying solid, innovative, and sophisticated RF, microwave and millimeter wave components and subsystems to the defense and aerospace industries. Herley today offers a strong portfolio of products across the entire microwave spectrum. [Herley jobs]

Hughes: Hughes is the world’s leading provider of satellite broadband for home and office, delivering innovative network technologies, managed services, and solutions for enterprises and governments globally. [Hughes jobs]

Integral Systems: Founded in 1982, Integral Systems builds satellite ground systems for command and control, integration and test, data processing, and simulation. The company has provided ground systems for communications, science, meteorology and Earth resource applications. [Integral jobs]

KinetX: KinetX, Inc. is a small, high technology company, formed in 1992, which specializes in systems and software engineering with an emphasis on satellite ground system development. [KinetX jobs]

Kongsberg Spacetec: Kongsberg Spacetec is a world leading supplier of ground stations for data acquisition from Earth observation and meteorological satellites, including production of value added applications (optical and SAR). [Kongsberg jobs]

L3 Communications: L3 Communications is a leading provider of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems and products, secure communications systems and products, avionics and ocean products, training devices and services, microwave components and telemetry, instrumentation, space and navigation products. [L3 jobs]

L-3 Telemetry-West: L-3 Telemetry-West is a premier provider of tailored flight hardware and systems solutions for missile telemetry/flight termination, spacecraft telemetry tracking and control (TT&C), and tactical intelligence receivers. Additionally, Telemetry-West leads the telemetry and test industry in the design and manufacture of advanced real-time commercial-off-the-shelf ground hardware and software solutions for spacecraft command and control, satellite manufacturing, on-orbit operations, launch support and monitoring, flight test, weapons test and development, surveillance and detection, and general-purpose data acquisition. [L-3 Telemetry-West jobs]

Logica: Logica is one of Europe's leading space computer companies with particular skills in integrating space and terrestrial systems and in earth observation, meteorology, space science, civil satellite communications, military space, satellite control, the environment, agribusiness and microgravity. [Logica jobs]

ND SatCom: ND SatCom AG, located in Friedrichshafen, Germany, is one of the world's leading manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, fixed and mobile ground stations as well as satellite-based communication networks. With more than 20 years of experience in the satellite communication market, ND SatCom's customers include television and radio broadcasters, service providers, network operators and international organisations. [ND Satcom jobs]

NetAcquire: NetAcquire Corporation products provide input/output interfacing, networking, and real-time processing to a wide range of applications, including satellite communications, aerospace test, remote monitoring, and industrial automation. [NetAcquire jobs]

Newpoint Technologies: Newpoint Technologies is a global leader in providing monitor and control systems of Earth Station, communications and network management systems. Newpoint Technologies combines proven engineering methodologies, a successful quality program and skilled project management to produce a growing line of competitive products and services for communication systems and networks.

Newtec: Newtec ( is a global industry leader, shaping the future of satellite communications. Newtec remains in the forefront of technological development, continuing the pioneering contributions that have led to industry standards including DVB, DVB-S2, DVB RCS and iSatTV Cenelec pr EN50478. [Newtec jobs]

Norsat: Norsat International Inc., founded in 1977, is a leading provider of broadband communication solutions that enable the transmission of data, audio and video in remote and austere environments. Norsat's products and services include microwave components, portable satellite systems, maritime solutions, remote network solutions, and equipment financing. [Norsat jobs]

NovAtel: NovAtel Inc. is a leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of precision Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) components and subsystems, including receivers, antennas, enclosures and firmware. [NovAtel jobs]

Orbit Logic: Orbit Logic provides mission planning and operations scheduling capabilities to the aerospace and geo-intelligence communities. Since its founding, Orbit Logic has developed extensive expertise in designing, developing, and implementing scheduling and collection planning solutions through its STK/Scheduler™ and Collection Planning System software. [Orbit Logic jobs]

Paradise Datacom: Paradise Datacom, a Teledyne Technologies company, is focused on the design, manufacturing and sale of satellite modems, solid state power amplifiers (SSPA), low noise amplifiers (LNA), block up converters (BUC) and associated redundancy subsystems. Paradise Datacom has delivered products and subsystems for use in satellite communications systems to an extensive list of customers located around the world. [Paradise Datacom jobs]

PCI Geomatics: Founded in 1982, PCI Geomatics is a leading developer of image-centric geospatial solutions that allow customers to analyze and extract intelligence from satellite imagery, aerial photos and other geospatial data. PCI Geomatics has a complete range of offerings including Packaged Software, OEM, Professional Services and Enterprise Systems. [PCI Geomatics jobs]

Photon Research Associates: Photon Research Associates, Incorporated (PRA), founded in 1976, is a leading provider of physics-based modeling, simulation and analysis products for government and commercial markets. Customers use PRA's expert research services and software tools for activities such as: electro-optical sensor design, aircraft and satellite simulation, mission planning and analysis, algorithm development, and data warehousing.

PolarSat: PolarSat is a VSAT modem manufacture that specialize in Hubless full mesh technology that is easy to operate. Polarsat's 4th generation MF-TDMA modem, VSATPlus 3 provides a direct IP interface and a variety of coding and modulations rates up to 8 Mbps.

Princeton Satellite Systems:  Princeton Satellite Systems, Inc. is a small company on the forefront of satellite control technology. They specialize in innovative, cost-effective solutions to spacecraft design problems and are actively developing state-of-the-art technologies in such areas as: advanced satellite sensors and actuators, stationkeeping control systems, and control and estimation software. [PSS jobs]

RapidEye AG: RapidEye is a provider of quality satellite imagery and derived geo- information products. With a constellation of five Earth Observation satellites, RapidEye images over 4 million square kilometers of Earth every day, and has amassed over 2 billion square kilometers in its archive in just over two years of commercial operation. [RapidEye jobs]

Remote Sensing Solutions GmbH: Remote Sensing Solutions GmbH is a privately owned company which provides value-added services, consulting and custom-made solutions for geo-spatial data analysis and management. RSS is specialised in environmental monitoring for applications in agriculture, forestry and nature conservation.

Rovsing A/S: ROVSING A/S is recognised today for delivery of fixed-price systems and software solutions for all space-related disciplines such as on-board, check-out, ground station, Earth observation data processing, ground networks, simulation and evaluation applications. ROVSING A/S also develops and manufactures hardware products applied to ground support equipment. [Rovsing jobs]

RT Logic: RT Logic designs, develops, and delivers innovative products for the space industry. RT Logic's Telemetrix products support key satellite programs such as GPS, launch satellites out of Cape Canaveral and Vandenberg, test spacecraft at every US manufacturer, and reside in more than thirty Air Force, NASA, and commercial control centers. [RT Logic jobs]

Space Applications Services: Space Applications Services is an independent system and software engineering company, founded in 1987. SAS provides space system engineering and consultancy services to the European Space Agency, National Space Agencies and the space industry. The company is involved in international unmanned and manned spacecraft programmes.  [SAS jobs]

SAT Corporation: SAT Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Integral Systems Incorporated. SAT continues to focus on the RF measurement, interference detection and signal analysis business. SAT's expertise in RF measurements, digital signal analysis, networked databases and multi user instrument control is second to none.

SciSys: SciSys is a leading supplier of solutions to the Space sector, from bespoke system development to manpower services and consulting. With 30 years experience in the industry, their Space Division (with offices across UK and Germany) has over 150 highly skilled engineers specialising in a wide range of leading-edge technologies. [SciSys jobs]

SeaSpace: With almost 30 years of experience in remote sensing, SeaSpace currently provides solutions to meet the requirements of a variety of users, ranging from research to military to emergency response, and currently has TeraScan® systems in operation at more than 500 customer sites in over 41 countries and all seven continents, receiving and processing data from virtually all meteorological, oceanographic and environmental remote sensing satellites. [SeaSpace jobs]

SED Systems: For over 35 years, SED Systems has been providing system solutions to satellite manufacturers, operators, and service providers worldwide. They are a turnkey supplier and their core business is satellite ground systems. [SED jobs]

Space Software Italia: SSI, a Finmeccanica company, owned by Selex Sistemi Integrati S.p.A., is a leading designer and developer of advanced software systems for mission-critical applications requiring total reliability and quality, working both in Italy and internationally in the defence, space and public administration sectors. SSI has many years' experience working with the leading space and defence sector agencies on key programmes promoted by the Italian Space Agency, the European Space Agency and the Italian Ministry of Defence.

Space Systems Finland Ltd: Space Systems Finland is a software and systems engineering company specialised in high reliability systems. Throughout their 20 year history, Space Systems Finland has worked with embedded systems that are subject to the strictest safety and reliability requirements. [SSF jobs]

SPOT Image: Spot Image is a world leader in the supply of geographic information derived from satellite imagery. Spot Image is the worldwide distributor of geographic information products and services derived from the Spot Earth observation satellites, including the Vegetation instrument flown on SPOT 4 and 5. Spot Image also distributes complementary optical and radar data acquired by other satellites offering low to very high resolution images. [Spot Image jobs]

STM: STM’s mission is to provide quality satellite communication networks for voice and data applications. Since its pioneering years, STM has built upon its solid foundation in two-way, satellite-based telecommunications, evolving its technology and gaining invaluable network deployment experience. [STM jobs]

Telespazio: Telespazio, a joint venture between Finmeccanica (67%) and Thales, is one of the world’s leading operators in satellite management services, Earth observation and satellite navigation, as well as in the field of integrated communications and scientific programmes. Telespazio plays a leading role in the reference markets harnessing technological experience acquired over the years and through its participation in major European space programmes such as: Galileo, EGNOS, GMES and COSMO-SkyMed. [Telespazio jobs]

United Space Alliance: United Space Alliance is a world leader in space operations with extensive experience in all aspects of the field. Headquartered in Houston, USA has employees working in Texas, Florida and Alabama. Currently, USA is applying its broad range of capabilities to NASA’s Space Shuttle and International Space Station programs as well as to space operations customers in the commercial and international space industry sectors. [USA jobs]

Universal Space Network: Universal Space Network, Inc. (USN) is a leader in space operations for telemetry, tracking and control (TT&C) services. Offering responsive, reliable and cost-effective solutions to the global government and commercial space community, USN provides unparalleled coverage through PrioraNet, a seamless network of worldwide satellite tracking and communications assets.

VCS: VCS Space provides integrated ICT solutions and products for ground systems, infrastructures, data services and applications. They are specialized in on-site engineering and operations support as well as professional consulting services for the management and procurement of space- and space-related projects. [VCS jobs]

Vexcel: From radar sensors and data capture systems to advanced image processing and geospatial integration with Microsoft’s mapping, search and collaboration technologies, Vexcel is helping change the way people acquire, analyze, visualize and disseminate geospatial information. [Vexcel jobs]

ViaSat: ViaSat produces innovative satellite and other digital communication products that enable fast, secure, and efficient communications to any location. They bring today’s new communication applications to people out of reach of terrestrial networks, in both the commercial and government sectors, with a variety of networking products. [ViaSat jobs]

Vislink: Vislink specialise in wireless, video and IP technologies together with the supporting management systems. Their products include the design and manufacture of microwave radio, satellite transmission and wireless cameras. They have manufacturing operations in the UK and the USA. [Vislink jobs]

Zodiac Data Systems: Zodiac Data Systems designs, manufactures, supplies and supports a broad range of high technology products and solutions for Aerospace and Defense applications, under the product brand names: IN-SNEC, ENERTEC and HEIM, in the fields of airborne & ground telemetry, mission video and data recording, flight test, satellite TT&C (including Ranging), Remote Sensing, SDR and satellite QoS (Signal Analysis, Geolocation). [Zodiac jobs]

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