Spire expects its constellation of 100-plus cubesat-class satellites to do for weather forecasts what online mapping did for getting directions.
More than one-third of the critical components embedded in European satellites, when measured by cost, are non-European, most of them provided by U.S. companies.
An independent panel said Jan. 28 it could not evaluate the safety of NASA’s commercial crew program because of the unwillingness of the agency’s leadership to provide information the panel sought about it.
A highly anticipated U.S. Air Force launch contract - once thought to be SpaceX’s first chance to break into the national security launch market – has instead been added to the service’s existing $11 billion deal with United Launch Alliance.
Several of the world’s largest satellite fleet operators appear to have lost their battle to persuade European regulators to keep terrestrial broadband out of their protected spectrum.
A new missile interceptor co-developed by the United States and Japan is scheduled to make its first flight test this year and its first attempted intercept during the summer of 2016.
Rep. Jim Bridenstine took advantage of one of the committee's first hearings of the year to ping Pentagon acquisition czar Frank Kendall -- and the three-star U.S. Air Force general testifying alongside him -- about the Pentagon's use of commercial communications satellites.
The European Commission confirmed that it will continue using Europeanized Russian Soyuz rockets to launch Europe’s Galileo positioning, navigation and timing satellites despite the rocket’s recent anomalies.
Call Antonio Fabrizi the father of Europe’s Vega small-satellite launcher and he waves you off. But consider: Fabrizi in the late 1990s worked as head of launchers at the company now known as Avio, where he was involved in Vega’s early designs. Avio is now Vega’s industrial prime contractor.
Neither the New York Times nor the Secret Service identified the drone pilot by name or revealed what he does at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. An NGA spokesman told the Times that the man was off duty at the time "and is not involved in work related to drones or unmanned aerial vehicles in any capacity at N.G.A.”