NASA officials met last week to review its overall exploration architecture, although it was unclear exactly what they agreed to and when they will make it public.
European officials say they’re making progress to achieve “strategic autonomy” in space traffic management by building up both capabilities and policy.
The Commerce Department has outlined the services it proposes to offer free of charge to satellite operators from the space traffic management system it is developing.
Christopher Kubasik, CEO of L3Harris Technologies, said Jan. 27 regulators continue to review the company’s proposed $4.7 billion acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne and expects the merger to close in 2023.
As NASA prepares to launch another commercial crew mission with a Russian cosmonaut on board, the agency says it has yet to work out an agreement with Roscosmos on future crew swaps.
A NASA asteroid smallsat mission that lost its original ride to space is considering alternative missions while also accommodating performance issues with its propulsion system.
ESA’s director general says the agency does not have the budgetary capacity nor the political intention to send its astronauts to China’s space station.
NASA and DARPA will cooperate on the development and flight demonstration of a nuclear propulsion system with applications for both national security and space exploration.
Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract to develop quantum technologies in another push by the European Space Agency to use the behavior of subatomic particles to make communications more secure.
The U.K. announced 50 million British pounds ($62 million) in funding Jan. 23 for projects that could boost the country’s satellite communications industry.
Satellite megaconstellations could pose a threat to the spectrum that meteorologists are eager to protect from radio frequency interference.
For decades, Canada has taken part in space research, exploration and defense, and while the nation’s contributions are not always the flashiest, they are almost always mission-critical.