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Lynk Global is close to completing a ground station in Hawaii as part of plans to connect its growing constellation of small satellites to standard smartphones this spring.
L3Harris announced Jan. 26 it delivered the Navigation Technology Satellite-3 to the U.S. Air Force
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.
After recently investing in Spain’s largest reforestation project, Madrid-based operator Hispasat hopes to use a satellite SpaceX is launching next month to support other sustainability projects across Latin America.
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.
The U.S. has sanctioned a Chinese small satellite manufacturer for allegedly supplying Russia's Wagner Group with radar satellite imagery of Ukraine to support its combat operations
Colorado Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper met with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Jan. 26 and urged him to reverse the Air Force’s decision to relocate U.S. Space Command headquarters
Top acquisition executive Frank Calvelli said the Space Force must focus on advancing satellites systems for military operations on Earth
Rep. Doug Lamborn, a Republican representing Colorado Springs, was named chairman of the House Armed Services Committee’s strategic forces subcommittee.
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.
U.S.-based launch services provider Spaceflight said Jan. 25 it has booked a dedicated launch in 2026 from Isar Aerospace, the German rocket developer aiming to perform the first test flight of its Spectrum vehicle this year.