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The pilot that survived the Oct. 31 crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo has told federal investigators he was unaware that the vehicle’s co-pilot, who died in the accident, had unlocked the...
Europe on Nov. 12 successfully placed a 100-kilogram lander on a comet 500 million kilometers from Earth following a seven-hour descent from a satellite that had been chasing the comet for 10 years.
The French government will reform its Coface export-credit agency to enable it to offer financial backing to satellite projects at the same rates as its American counterpart, France’s space minister...
Lockheed Martin Space Systems has received a $62.9 million contract modification from the Air Force to help develop the ground station for U.S. missile warning satellites.
WorldVu Satellites has issued requests for bids to satellite manufacturers for 640 125-kilogram satellites, industry officials said.
MEI Technologies has won a sole-source contract worth as much as $9.8 million from the U.S. Air Force to support Defense Department payloads bound for the ISS.
Under the contract, valued at 134 million euros, CGS will build three microwave instruments for the three “B” series Metop-SG satellites.
Orbcomm said its purchase of SkyWave Mobile Communications Inc. will transform Orbcomm from multi-regional to global and push its growing subscriber base past the 1.2 million mark.
Susan Gordon, the director of the CIA’s information operations center, will become the deputy director of the NGA.
The loan is notable for the fact that ViaSat-2 is being built by Boeing, and is scheduled for launch aboard a rocket built and operated by SpaceX.