A problem with a key instrument and ongoing ground systems issues led NASA and NOAA to delay the launch of the first next-generation polar-orbiting weather satellite.
NASA's OSIRIS-REx asteroid spacecraft was installed on its launch vehicle Monday.
Satellite fleet operator SES on Aug. 30 said its 5,000-kilogram SES-10 telecommunications satellite would be the first customer to launch on a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage, with the launch to occur late this year.
The U.S. Air Force has sent Congress a long-term strategy for weather satellite data, a vision that relies heavily on international partnerships and incorporating information from new satellites from Europe, Korea and India.
It’s time for the U.S. government to rethink the basic premise underlying commercial remote sensing regulation.
SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft is headed back to Earth from the International Space Station Aug. 26 with more than a ton of experiments and cargo bound for splashdown, including 12 mice.
The U.S. Air Force has awarded contracts worth a total of $110 million to Raytheon, L-3 and ViaSat to demonstrate that the Defense Department’s protected tactical waveform works with new modems and with military and commercial satellites.
A European Ariane 5 rocket on Aug. 24 successfully placed two Intelsat-owned telecommunications satellites into geostationary transfer orbit, a launch that included the second of Intelsat’s do-or-die Epic high-throughput satellites.
NASA has taken offline technical reports associated with a cutting-edge technology program out of concerns of a possible export control breach, an agency official said Aug. 24.
Satellite fleet operator Space Communications (Spacecom) of Israel’s principal shareholders on Aug. 24 said they had agreed to sell the company to a Beijing conglomerate that has created a Luxembourg entity to manage the business for $285 million in cash.
China released Tuesday the design of a Mars mission to launch in mid-2020 on a Long March 5, initially orbiting Mars before deploying a lander and rover.
Tuesday's ruling begins with a setback for World View, the Arizona company planning to launch passenger-carrying high-altitude balloons from a taxpayer-funded launch site.
For the first time in nearly two years, NASA has made contact with a science spacecraft on the opposite side of the sun from the Earth, the agency announced Aug. 22.