Thursday, June 11th, 2015
June 11, 2015 — With the second Copernicus-dedicated Sentinel satellite less than two weeks away from launch, ESA and Sweden have signed an arrangement on managing and accessing Sentinel data.
Friday, June 5th, 2015
Leuven, Belgium and Lauenhagen, Germany, June 5, 2015 — Septentrio, a leading designer and manufacturer of GPS/GNSS receivers and Forsberg Germany, a leading OEM component supplier and system integrator, announced today a new strategic partnership.
Thursday, June 4th, 2015
DENVER, June 4, 2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed assembly of NOAA’s GOES-R weather satellite and is now beginning critical testing of the spacecraft.
Monday, May 4th, 2015
DENVER, May 4, 2015 — Using a 10-ton crane, Lockheed Martin engineers and technicians gently lowered the system module of the U.S. Air Force’s first next generation GPS III satellite into place over its propulsion core, successfully integrating the two into one space vehicle.
Friday, April 17th, 2015
April 17, 2015 — Going far above and beyond its original mission objectives, results from the GOCE gravity satellite are now being used to produce maps for geothermal energy development.
Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
April 15, 2015 — In its fifth year, the Copernicus Masters competition is open again. Ideas for services, business concepts and applications based on satellite Earth observation data are now being accepted.
Thursday, October 16th, 2014
PARIS, Oct. 16, 2014—Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has signed the formal contracts with the European Space Agency (ESA) to design and build the second generation of Meteorological Operational (MetOp-SG) satellites. Covering the design and build of six spacecraft, these contracts are worth a total of 1.3 billion euros.
Tuesday, September 9th, 2014
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) and Kypros Satellites (Kyprosat) have signed an agreement to collaborate on a turnkey, low-cost geostationary telecommunications satellite system. The solution is based on SSTL’s small GMP-T geostationary satellite platform which delivers up to 5.5kW power, offered together with orbital slot assets and asset management services provided by Kyprosat.
Saturday, August 9th, 2014
To conduct research on space weather, an enterprising group of UCLA undergraduates is manufacturing the first satellite built entirely on the UCLA campus.The Electron Loss and Fields Investigation CubeSat, or ELFIN, is a tiny satellite the size of a loaf of bread that still packs the scientific punch of significantly larger, more expensive satellites. When
Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US) today announced plans for a second Orbital Test Bed (OTB-2) ride-share mission dedicated to carrying demonstration payloads, subsystems, and equipment into low-Earth orbit aboard a flight-proven satellite bus. Targeted for launch in the second quarter of 2016, OTB-2 will fly SST-US’s own experimental optical payload alongside third-party payloads.