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The ability of China’s main satellite manufacturer and launch services provider to meet a tight commercial deadline will be tested with the Apstar 9 contract from APT.
Telesat reported a 6 percent increase in revenue and a 9 percent increase in gross profit in 2013 despite a slow end-year performance.
Sea Launch announced the resignation of Kjell Karlsen as president, saying he is leaving to pursue “other opportunities outside the space industry.”
NASA announced the plan in a request for information released late Feb. 22. Responses from industry are due March 21.
Our investment in space is necessary in part to protect our nation from counterspace programs being pursued aggressively by China.
One of the key reasons human spaceflight has moved so slowly, and cost so much, is that “safety” is given far too high a priority.
France’s recent decision to open up its library of Spot Earth observation satellite data to noncommercial researchers is a smart move that will help squeeze more value out of a substantial taxpayer...
Kevin Heath saw that nobody was providing a complete, end-to-end astronaut training program.
The U.S. Air Force’s top uniformed space official continues to push for what he says is his top budget priority, a follow-on to a space surveillance satellite launched in 2010.
Military Space Quarterly | Air Force Draws from CHIRP Experiment in Developing 2 New Missile Warning Sensors
As it looks to expand its missile warning capabilities, the U.S. Air Force is applying lessons from a recently concluded experimental infrared surveillance mission to a similar pair of payloads...