Ukraine has become an important customer for Luxembourg-based SES.
A Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency project is being touted as a major step in the transition of on-orbit services from experiment to reality, and ultimate commercial success.
Having achieved its original goal of taking images of the entire planet every day, Planet is now focusing on developing machine learning capabilities to convert that imagery into actionable, and lucrative, insights.
The follow-on system has been discussed as an opportunity to exploit commercial space industry advances and design a lower cost system, possibly with a larger number of satellites that could more easily replaced if attacked.
Virgin Orbit announced Nov. 16 that it has received its first launch contract for a LauncherOne mission from a Defense Department agency.
The president of SpaceX said she expects the company would receive additional funding from the U.S. government to support the development of its large reusable launch system.
What if the commercial space boom turns out to be a fad that fades in a few years? The Pentagon should be harnessing that energy now, said DARPA's Fred Kennedy.
An agreement to do engine testing at a NASA center is the latest sign that Stratolaunch is considering developing its own launch vehicle for its giant aircraft.
Geospatial analytics company SpaceKnow is bringing in Jeremy Fand, a financial services industry veteran, to lead its campaign to develop new products.
Executives with Sierra Nevada Corporation said Nov. 13 they believed the recent glide flight of a Dream Chaser test article was successful and they won’t need to fly that vehicle again.
A prominent venture capitalist who has been a key investor and supporter of commercial space efforts has left the firm he co-founded and is taking a leave of absence from the board of SpaceX.
Loft Orbital raises $3.2 million to build condo constellation for those who don’t want to own satellites
A San Francisco startup raised $3.2 million in a seed financing round to create a service around operating a constellation of satellites packed with payloads from different customers.
It's time to vote on the short list of nominees for The 2017 SpaceNews Awards for Excellence & Innovation. The poll closes Nov. 17.
Tekever, a Portugal-based company with business interests ranging from clean energy to defense and logistics, is pulling together a team of domestic companies and organizations to build the first made-in-Portugal satellite.