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Kacific said it recently secured $160 million from the Philippines-based Asian Development Bank and GuarantCo, a European- and Australian-government backed infrastructure investment organization, along with other financiers.
Rocket Lab successfully launched several smallsats Dec. 6 on an Electron mission also designed to test technologies to make the rocket’s first stage reusable.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine used a Dec. 5 speech on Capitol Hill to implore Congress to finish a fiscal year 2020 appropriations bill for NASA as soon as possible to give the agency funding to proceed on a lunar lander program.
Bongiovi says anywhere from eight to 11 national security launches could take place in 2020
An amendment to the National Security Space Launch Phase 2 Launch Service Procurement RFP is in 'final coordination'
Umbra Lab announced that Marcus Chevitarese, former deputy engineering director for Raytheon Vision Systems, is the startup's new engineering vice president.
Capella Space announced an agreement with Remote Sensing Instruments, making the Indian firm Capella’s exclusive reseller in India.
The Founder Institute, an accelerator with operations in 180 cities globally, is establishing a new program with ties to the NASA Ames Research Center.
Sky and Space Global, a startup planning a constellation of 200 cubesats for low-data-rate communications, has narrowed its near-term focus to raising enough money for an initial eight satellites.
NileSat buys satellite from Thales Alenia • Arctic comms payloads pass review • NationSat launch slips to 2021
Thales Alenia Space received a contract from Egyptian satellite operator NileSat to build a new geostationary communications satellite.
The new head of NASA’s human spaceflight programs affirmed his support for the Space Launch System Dec. 3, saying the long-delayed heavy-lift rocket is “absolutely mandatory” for returning humans to the moon.