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Iridium Communications Receive Satellite-Based Services Contract

Iridium Communications Inc., a provider of global voice and data satellite communications, have announced that it received a five-year base Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with one five-year option by the U.S. Space Force for Iridium Certus® services. The multiple awardee contract is part of a U.S. Proliferated Low Earth Orbit (PLEO) Satellite-Based Services award and includes multiple Iridium partners.

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Rocket Lab Signs Deal with Leidos to Launch Four HASTE Missions

HASTE image. Credit Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab, an aerospace manufacturer and launch service provider, announced on the 12th of September that it has signed a contract with Leidos to launch four HASTE (Hypersonic Accelerator Suborbital Test Electron) missions, reports Business Wire. The four new missions follow on from the success of Rocket Lab’s first HASTE launch for Leidos in June this year. 

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Dragonfly Aerospace Selects Neuraspace for Space Sustainability

Dragonfly Aerospace, a commercial company in satellite imaging technology, have announced a strategic partnership with Neuraspace, a provider of smarter space traffic management (STM), to explore Neuraspace's STM platform for space sustainability. In addition, Dragonfly Aerospace will be using the STM platform for its EOS SAT-1 satellite for conjunction analysis and receiving maneuver suggestions.

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WSBW 2023 – Interview with Dr Thomas Sinn of Dcubed

We interviewed Dr Thomas Sinn, CEO of DCUBED, at the World Satellite Business Week 2023 in Paris. Our wide-ranging discussion explored the emerging field of in-space manufacturing. Dr Sinn provided an insider perspective on how in-space manufacturing will impact space missions and industry capabilities. He shared details on DCUBED's technologies and solutions for in-space manufacturing.

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Exploration Company and Axiom Space sign Cargo Services Deal

The Exploration Company, a European commercial space company that is developing, manufacturing, and operating a reusable space capsule called 'Nyx,' and Axiom Space, architect of Axiom Station, the first commercial space station, announced that they have signed a cargo service pre-booking agreement. In addition, the agreement is the first time a European space capsule has been chosen by a commercial space company to develop cargo transportation services from Earth to Space and back to Earth.

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Terran Orbital Opens New Factory Addition in Irvine

Terran Orbital

Terran Orbital, a manufacturer of satellite products primarily serving the aerospace and defense industries, have announced the official opening of a new 60,000-square-foot satellite manufacturing space, adding to its existing manufacturing capability. With this previously announced addition, the total size of the manufacturing complex in Irvine has expanded to approximately 98,000 square feet. Furthermore, this new addition enables the company to significantly boost satellite production, increasing it from an estimated ten satellites per month to more than 20 per month.

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WSBW 2023 – Interview with Dr. David Krejci of Enpulsion

We're excited to share our exclusive new interview with Dr. David Krejci, Chief Science Officer at ENPULSION, from the World Satellite Business Week 2023 in Paris. ENPULSION is pioneering advanced electric propulsion solutions for the space industry. In our wide-ranging conversation, Dr. Krejci discussed ENPULSION's recent milestones, next generation products, and how their technology has evolved over the past 6 years. He also provided an inside look at upcoming missions that will utilize ENPULSION systems.

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WSBW 2023 – Interview with Omar Qaise of OQ Technology

We're thrilled to share an exclusive interview with Omar Qaise, Founder and CEO of OQ Technology, from World Satellite Business Week 2023 in Paris. Our wide-ranging discussion provides key insights into OQ Tech's upcoming launch of the MACSAT satellite in late September - Omar Qaise outlines the significance of this milestone.

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