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Ron Lopez, president of Astroscale U.S.: 'The Air Force is talking about safety, congestion and how that affects resilience'
The Falcon 9 upper stage engine performed a 20.1 second burn after the six-hour coast
President and COO Gwynne Shotwell said the problem caught the company by surprise
L3Harris, Northrop Grumman win contracts to connect Air Force hardware with commercial space broadband
The contracts are the latest awarded under a project called Defense Experimentation Using the Commercial Space Internet
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.