World View, the stratospheric ballooning company that announced plans to go public last month, is emphasizing remote sensing, and not tourism, as its primary market for the next several years.
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U.S. and Indian officials agreed this week to expand civil space cooperation, including training Indian astronauts and flying payloads on commercial lunar landers.
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The White House on Feb. 3 announced the appointment of new members to President Biden’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee.
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Ovzon said Feb. 3 the launch of its first satellite has been pushed out by at least another five months after manufacturing delays forced it to swap out Arianespace for SpaceX.
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Sidus Space has raised $5.2 million from the stock market to support LizzieSat, a multipurpose constellation it expects to start deploying in low Earth orbit this year.
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Space transportation services provider Spaceflight Inc. has hired the former president of International Launch Services as its new chief executive.
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NASA and Astrobotic have changed the landing site for the company’s first lunar lander mission shortly before its scheduled launch, moving the mission to a location of greater scientific interest.
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China is to construct new ground station facilities to its Zhongshan research base in Antarctica to support satellite data acquisition.
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Hydrosat won a $1.2 million Air Force contract to investigate uses of thermal infrared data for national security applications.
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European startup The Exploration Company has raised $44 million to develop reusable orbital vehicles for flying goods and people to space.
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ISRO says it has identified and corrected the problem that doomed the first flight of a small launch vehicle as it gears up for a second attempt.
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Virgin Orbit said Feb. 1 it raised $10 million from another Virgin affiliate, a move that provides only a short-term fix to its financial difficulties.
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Remote communications provider Galaxy Broadband said Feb. 1 it is buying capacity from OneWeb for $50 million in a multi-year deal to offer low Earth orbit broadband services to more sites across Canada.
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South Korea has selected Arianespace’s Vega C rocket to launch a multipurpose imaging satellite, KOMPSAT-6, that has remained grounded due to sanctions imposed on Russia for invading Ukraine.
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In a Jan. 31 draft solicitation, the agency seeks input from vendors interested in bidding for 72 satellites and supporting ground systems
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Does a successful first flight finally mean that SLS will return astronauts to Earth’s moon more than 50 years after astronauts last visited? Does it earn SLS a future among the United States’ fleet of launch vehicles?
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Axiom Space says the customers for its upcoming private astronaut missions to the International Space Station are dominated by governments rather than individuals.
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The two men who flew on the first NASA commercial crew mission to the International Space Station in 2020 received a rarely awarded medal from the White House Jan. 31.
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Threats to U.S. satellites are becoming more complex and unpredictable, which will require new ways of training and preparing for a possible conflict, Gen. B. Chance Saltzman, U.S. chief of space operations, said Jan. 31.
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Hyperspectral imaging startup Orbital Sidekick raised $10 million in an investment round led by Energy Innovation Capital.
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