Monday, January 9th, 2017
Edinburgh/London, 10 January 2017 – Sustainability software and data company Ecometrica has won a contract worth more than £14 million from the UK Space Agency’s recently launched International Partnership Programme (IPP). The ‘Forests 2020’ project is set to help countries to improve the management and protection across 300 million hectares of tropical forests – 12
Monday, December 5th, 2016
“Europe’s ambitions in space have received another boost today and we applaud ESA’s decisions to furtjer develop Europe in space. European citizens will benefit greatly from our new innovative solutions,” said Nicolas Chamussy, Head of Space Systems, on decisions by ministers from the European Space Agency’s (ESA) 22 member states. At their meeting on 1-2
Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
Paris, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, July 19, 2016 – According to Euroconsult’s latest report, Trends & Prospects for Emerging Space Programs, 24 countries are identified as emerging space programs (ESPs) in 2015 having launched a total of 69 satellites in the last 20 years. As satellite technology has become more accessible and affordable, the number of
Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
Astrosat, one of Europe’s most consistently award-winning space services and management companies, is throwing open a challenge to space innovators everywhere to join in the international effort to realise the possibilities of space. The Edinburgh-based, internationally-operating specialist is putting out a call for organisations, private companies and individuals to join them in revolutionising the way
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 22, 2016 – The Space Foundation today released the findings of its publication The Space Report 2016: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity. In 2015, the global space economy totaled $323 billion worldwide. The decline from $329 billion in 2014 was due primarily to the strengthening dollar, meaning that non-U.S.
Monday, May 23rd, 2016
WASHINGTON, May 23, 2016 – NASA has awarded Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) two 1-year options, adding $384 million of contract ceiling, to continue supporting the Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) program. The award was received during the third quarter of Harris’ fiscal 2016. Harris will continue to support SCNS, which provides most of the communications
Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
September 1, 2015 – LISA Pathfinder, ESA’s gravitational-wave detection technology demonstrator, is ready to be shipped to Kourou in French Guiana in preparation for its launch in November.
Thursday, May 14th, 2015
Paris, Washington D.C., Montreal, Yokohama, May 14, 2015 — According to Euroconsult’s newly released research report, Profiles of Government Space Programs, world government expenditures for space programs decreased by 4% to $66.5 billion in 2014.
Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
Thanks to a novel initiative, a Maltese child – and a child from every other EU member state – is to have one of the European Union’s Galileo satellites named after him or her. The European Commission is inviting children aged between nine and 11 to participate in a drawing competition with the subject of ‘Space