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The ASNARO program is part of a broader Japanese government bid to refocus its space program on practical applications, in this case through a low-cost but highly capable platform for optical and...
MDA Corp. will over the next six months find new methods to combine the use of radar and optical satellites to track so-called dark ships.
Veteran NASA program manager Jim Watzin has left the MDA to become director of NASA’s Mars Exploration Program.
The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics finished an ultraviolet sensor slated to fly on a U.S. geostationary weather satellite launching in 2017.
DSCOVR arrived in Florida Nov. 20 for integration with the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket set to launch it Jan. 23.
Orbital Sciences will launch a small NASA heliophysics mission aboard the venerable Pegasus XL air-launched rocket in 2017 under a $56.3 million contract award.
After the failure of an Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket caused as much as $20 million in damage to a state-owned launch pad, Virginia’s two U.S. senators said they may seek federal funds to...
The U.S. Defense Department’s expanding network of international partners in space surveillance will have indirect access to data from the Pentagon’s next-generation Space Fence tracking system.
The U.S. government has alerted the European Union that any preferential treatment the EU gives to Galileo will likely violate WTO agreements signed by the United States and the 28-nation EU.
SES has concluded that Ku-band is superior to Ka-band for most mobile-broadband applications.