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Mary Kicza, the head of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s satellite division, is retiring from federal service in July.
A mishap that occurred during vehicle processing led Sea Launch to delay the planned April 15 launch of Eutelsat’s Eutelsat 3B telecommunications satellite.
As Congress mulls changes that would relax a ban on federal regulation of passenger safety on commercial spaceflights, one industry executive here came down hard in favor of the current hands-off...
A Request for Information posted March 31 on the agency’s procurement website seeks input from potential partners interested in using the telescope-equipped 747SP aircraft for “scientific...
Orbital Sciences will launch eight Earth observing nanosatellites for NASA in October 2016 aboard its air-launched Pegasus rocket.
The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin Space Systems of Denver a contract modification worth $246 million for the seventh and eighth GPS satellites.
Latin American satellite operators and satellite services providers said regional government demand for broadband connectivity should help keep the market from an oversupply that would cause...
Tempus Global Data has taken over the job of commercializing Utah State University’s hyperspectral sounder instrument as a hosted payload.
Orbital and SpaceX could be hauling cargo to the international space station through 2017 under planned two-year contract extensions NASA announced.