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Space Missions

Rivada Signs Satellite Contract with Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems.

Rivada Space Networks GmbH (RSN), a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S.-based Rivada Networks, Inc., has engaged Terran Orbital’s wholly owned subsidiary Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems, Inc. to manufacture 300 low-earth-orbit (LEO) satellites for Rivada’s innovative “network in the sky.” RSN’s space-based data network will provide fiber-like low latency and gigabit per second data delivery, which is ultra-secure and extremely resilient. 

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Vast Acquires Launcher to support space station development

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Vast, a start-up developing artificial-gravity space stations, has acquired launch services company Launcher, located in California to help it develop long-term human habitation in space. Vast is developing an artificial gravity station, greater in volume than the International Space Station, in low Earth orbit. 

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Astrocast Optimizes Constellation for Service Quality and Reliability

Astrocast has announced the successful optimization of its satellite constellation with improved service quality and reliability. Following the launch of four satellites in November 2022, the company efficiently commissioned them and began computing and executing the necessary maneuvers to re-phase them with the correct angular separation to maximize service performance.

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ClearSpace Passes ESA First Program Review for Debris Removal

ClearSpace and its industrial partners have passed their first major program review with the European Space Agency (ESA) for its mission to remove a large debris object from Earth orbit. With this milestone, ClearSpace has shown the ability to meet the technology requirements this mission demands

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InnovationAus joins international Space Communications Alliance

InnovationAus has joined the Space Communications Alliance as an affiliate member. The Space Communications Alliance is a global network of communications organizations with a background and experience in telling the stories of the people, the technology and geopolitics driving the rapid development of the space industry.’s sister company Espresso Communications also joined the global network as a full member.

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