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Space Test Program-3 launch scrubbed; Delayed 24hrs to Dec. 6

RUAG Space: First fully U.S.-made fairing to fly into space

From heating homes and businesses to launching rockets: Orbex to use Calor BioLPG for Prime launch

Biden National Space Council EO and Space Council Meeting

Rocket Lab Readies Electron For Lift-Off In Fastest Launch Turnaround Yet

Dr. Janet Kavandi of Sierra Space Honored with 36th Women in Aerospace Lifetime Achievement Award

Ansys Empowers SPEC Innovations to Shoot for the Moon in NASA Challenge

Hyperspace Challenge Accelerator Announces 2021 Cohort Winners

Skytec Selects Esri Technology to Power New Precision Conservation Management Application

Planet To Present at the Morgan Stanley Space Summit on December 7, 2021

Tailwind Two Acquisition Shares News and Momentum on Proposed Business Combination with Terran Orbital Corporation

Palantir Secures Additional $43 Million Contract from Space Systems Command

Rocket Lab Closes Acquisition Of Space Hardware Company Planetary Systems Corporation

Planet Expected to Close Business Combination with dMY Technology Group, Inc. IV with a Minimum of $589 Million in Gross Proceeds

Orbital Insight Integrates with Esri's ArcGIS Platform to Streamline Satellite and Sensor Imagery Analysis

Rocket Lab Acquires Space Hardware Company Planetary Systems Corporation

Space Development Agency Approves L3Harris’ Missile-Tracking Satellite Design

SKTLs, the Space Cryptocurrency, Announces Launch of New Token Aimed at Cleaning up Space Debris

RUAG Space Technology Helps Answer Unsolved Mysteries of Our Universe

Orbital Assembly Corporation Lauded by NASA as Part of the Commercial Low Earth Orbit Development Program Process

United Launch Alliance to Launch STP-3 Mission in Support of National Security

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Future Mega Moon Rocket Boosters

Northrop Grumman Awarded NASA Booster Production and Operations Contract to Support Artemis Program

NASA Selects Companies to Develop Commercial Destinations in Space

Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa and Vodacom partner to bring high-speed broadband to unserved regions of Tanzania

Lockheed Martin Names Robert Lightfoot as Space's Executive Vice President

Kacific Makes Entry Cost for Satellite Broadband More Affordable for Underserved Markets

Following Russian Anti-Satellite Test, Commerce Committee Urges Administration Action on Protecting Space Environment

Committee Leaders Question Biden Administration's Efforts to Address Space Debris Issues

Virgin Orbit and NextGen Announce Director Nominees to Virgin Orbit Board of Directors

Astroscale Closes Its Largest Funding Round to Date, Bringing Total Capital Raised to U.S. $300 Million

SpaceX Satellite Signals Used Like GPS to Pinpoint Location on Earth

Rocket Lab Announces Neutron Development Update to be Provided on December 2, 2021

Omaze and Virgin Galactic Announce Winner of Once-in-a-Lifetime Trip to Space

DART Inaugurates the Very First Planetary Defence Initiative which is of Great Interest to SPACEBEL through the HERA Mission

NASA’s First Planetary Defense Mission Propelled by Aerojet Rocketdyne

Rocket Lab Confirms Helicopter Capture Attempt For Next Recovery Mission

exactEarth Obtains Final Order Approving Plan of Arrangement

OHB Luxspace inks contract with Exotrail for ExoMGTM electric propulsion system onboard Triton-X Heavy platform.

“Satellite Personality of the Year” award goes to Skyrora CEO, Volodymyr Levykin

Royal Aeronautical Society celebrates success across industry with its 2021 honours, medals and awards

Alan Shepard’s daughter Laura Shepard Churchley and GMA co-anchor Michael Strahan to fly on NS-19 alongside four customers

NASA, Partner to Highlight Passenger-Friendly Aviation Technology

Space Test Program-3 spacecraft encapsulated, mated to Atlas V ahead of Dec. 5 launch

Voyager Space and Space Micro Inc. Announce Strategic Agreement

Space Safety Coalition Expands Membership: Increased Attention, Global Coordination Needed to Protect Space as Critical Infrastructure

Airways clears safe path through NZ skies for Rocket Lab launches

Intelsat’s Global, Multi-Layered High-Throughput FlexMaritime Service Expands Into Indian Territorial Waters

Battelle Energy Alliance, NASA seek industry partners to design nuclear power system for lunar applications

Northrop Grumman’s “S.S. Ellison Onizuka” Completes Three Month Stay at the International Space Station

Kahoot! announces collaboration with NASA to amplify engagement in STEM learning

SES, MDDIAI RK, RCSC & AsiaNetCom Launch Demo Project to Test High-Speed Connectivity via O3b Satellite Constellation in Remote Villages of Kazakhstan Enters into Commercial Partnership with Terran Orbital to Support Satellite Constellation Manufacturing and Operations

BlackSky On Track to Significantly Expand Its Constellation This Year Meeting an Expanding Demand for Real-Time Global Intelligence

Commercial Spaceflight Federation Statement on Russian Anti-Satellite Test

Maritime Launch Services announces Nanoracks as first payload services provider and unveils designs for Spaceport Nova Scotia

Nanoracks Announced as First Payload Services Provider for Maritime Launch

University of Guam awarded $715K for aquifer research using NASA technology

TRUMPF and Equispheres collaborate to qualify high-performance aluminum for additive manufacturing

Decisions from the Intermediate Ministerial Meeting 2021

Sierra Space Secures Record $1.4 Billion Series A Growth Investment and Achieves $4.5 Billion Valuation

Teledyne e2v HiRel Announces New Radiation Dosimeters for Space Applications

Former Congressman Bob Walker Comments on the Russian’s Actions in Space

Rocket Lab Signs Exclusive License Agreement to Manufacture Space Radio Technology from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

NASA Invites Media to SpaceX’s 24th Cargo Launch to Space Station

OQ Technology to add another ‘cell tower in space’ to its 5G IoT constellation

Blue Canyon Technologies Selected by Ball Aerospace to Provide Spacecraft Bus for NASA Solar Cruiser Program

Planet Federal Signs Contract Extension with National Reconnaissance Office

Satellogic Accelerates Growth with Leadership Appointments

Ramon.Space Appoints Two Space Industry Leaders to Drive Accelerated Growth

Planet and New Light Technologies Deliver Satellite Imagery to Power Rapid Disaster Response at FEMA

SES Orders Two State-of-the-Art Satellites for its Prime TV Neighbourhood Serving 118 Million Homes

Space Situational Awareness Market worth $1.8 billion by 2026 - Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

ICEYE and U.S. Army to Pursue Collaborative Research and Development

AFRL awards $8.4 million contract to Terran Orbital’s subsidiary, Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems, Inc.

Intelsat’s Joe Chan announced as SDA Executive Director

NanoAvionics to launch its 5th satellite rideshare mission with new MP42 bus aboard SpaceX Transporter-4

NASA Selects Intuitive Machines to Deliver 4 Lunar Payloads in 2024

NASA Selects Intuitive Machines for New Lunar Science Delivery

Team of Satellite Industry and Finance Experts Launch the First Satellite-Focused LeaseTech to Disrupt Equipment Financing

Isotropic Systems joins UK Government and European Space Agency consortium led by CGI to develop hybrid satellite communications for trains

Axiom Space reveals robust microgravity research portfolio for first-ever private mission to visit International Space Station

Dawn Aerospace and Orbit Fab to enable on-orbit refueling of green propellants

Evolution Space Launches Rocket to 188K ft Nearby Mojave to Validate Nano-sat Delivery Flight

Fleet Space Technologies secures $26.4m (USD) in Series B funding to enable global satellite connectivity for Internet of Things

Planet Federal Signs Contract Extension With National Reconnaissance Office

AIAA and ASCEND Statement on Russian Federation ASAT Test

Astroscale Announces March 2021 Launch Date for World’s First Commercial Active Debris Removal Demonstration Mission

Hydrosat raises $10m Seed Round to assess climate change from space

PlanetDEM, A Highly Reliable Digital Elevation Model

Exolaunch signs new multi-launch agreement with SpaceX, expanding its capacity for rideshare missions

NASA Receives 11th Consecutive ‘Clean’ Financial Audit Opinion

Northrop Grumman Announces Team for NASA’s Next-Generation Lunar Terrain Vehicle

PLD Space exhibits the first privately-developed Spanish rocket and positions the country at the forefront of the industry in Europe

Space Industry Veteran Zigmond Leszczynski Named CEO of United Space Structures

U.S. Space Force Contracts Lockheed Martin For Three More GPS IIIF Satellites

Rocket Lab to Acquire Space Hardware Company Planetary Systems Corporation

L3Harris to Upgrade Space Force Counter-Communications Via $125 Million Contract

Planet Announces Public Board with the Addition of Niccolo de Masi

Morpheus Space Launches Sphere Safe, a First-Of-Its-Kind, Hardware-As-A-Service Pricing Model to Democratize Access to Space Mobility Technology

Northrop Grumman Recognized for Top Sustainability Performance

NASA Awards Challenge Prizes to Startup Companies

HORIBA MIRA & GMV NSL collaborate on a European Space Agency project to improve road traffic efficiency

Eutelsat joins the ‘Net Zero Space’ initiative to combat space debris

Morpheus Space Accelerates Momentum, Launches New Ecosystem 'SPHERE' and Proprietary Propellant

MDA awarded initial design phase contract for lunar rover

Nanoracks Names Amela Wilson Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Manber to Join Voyager Space

Astroscale and New Zealand to Cooperate on Space Safety and Sustainability

Planet To Acquire VanderSat To Deliver Advanced Agriculture Data Products To Customers

SkyWatch Achieves Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Partner Status in the AWS Partner Network

Geosys Emerges as a Dominant Player for Geospatial Analytics in Global Agriculture

Viasat Partners with Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute to Open its First Real-Time Earth Ground Station in Africa

Ball Aerospace Delivers NASA's X-Ray Observatory to Kennedy Space Center for Launch

Rocket Lab Appoints Andrew Bunker as Vice President of Government Operations and Business Strategy

LEOcloud to Offer Space Edge Cloud Services on Orbital Assembly Space Stations

Drive a Rover at Astrobotic’s Test Facility

Astrobotic Reveals New Lunar Regolith Lab for Rover Testing

Northrop Grumman Completes Hypersonic and Ballistic Tracking Space Sensor Critical Design Review

Viasat and Inmarsat to Combine, Creating a New Leading Global Communications Innovator

Viasat, Intercorp Perú Ltd. Collaborate to Bring Affordable Internet Services to Unserved and Underserved Communities Throughout Latin America and th

Capella Space to Use Mynaric CONDOR Terminals to Demonstrate Compatibility with Space Development Agency's Satellite Constellation

Commercial Space Communications Trailblazer, Solstar Space, Announces Regulation Crowdfunding Campaign via WeFunder

Planet Announces Virtual Investor Day

Spaceflight Inc. Readies 13 Payloads and Chemical Propulsion OTV for First Multi-destination Rideshare Mission

ABS joins the Space Data Association

Coverage Update for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 Briefings, Events, Broadcasts

Virgin Orbit's Launcherone Begins Pre-flight Prep Before Its End of Year Flight

Kymeta, Intelsat and Fraunhofer IIS Successfully Demonstrate Satellite-enabled 5G Connectivity for Mobile Communications

Brownsville - The New Silicon Valley of Space

ERC Positions for Growth Supporting Defense and Space Mission Success

Virgin Galactic Announces Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Arkisys Releases Visiting Vessel Handbook, an Industry First!

Chairwoman Johnson and Ranking Member Lucas Asks OSTP Director Lander to Protect Spectrum Access

Heinz Creates Martian Tomato Ketchup With Aldrin Space Institute

HawkEye 360 Raises $145 Million in Series D Round to Expand Dominance of the Commercial Radio Frequency GEOINT Market

Planet Announces Effectiveness of dMY IV’s S-4 Registration Statement

Blue Danube Systems Enables First Broadband Access with Phased Arrays from the Stratosphere on High Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS)


Last call: fly your payload on first Ariane 6 launch

Coverage Set for NASA’s SpaceX Crew-2 Return to Earth

Spire Global Included in NASA X-59 Quiet Supersonic Flight Community Testing Contract

iRocket And Turion Space Ink Agreement For 10 Launches To Low Earth Orbit

FCC Authorizes Boeing Broadband Satellite Constellation

New Agreement Between Virgin Orbit And ANA Holdings Sets The Stage For Twenty LauncherOne Flights From Japan

NASA Statement on Artemis Lunar Lander Court Decision

Padraig McCarthy joins Kleos’ Board

Commercial Spaceflight Federation Announces New Board Leadership, Welcomes New Members

Firefly Names Former Department of Defense and Intelligence Community Air Force Colonel to Lead Firefly Space Transport Services

Jacobs Wins Architecture and Engineering Services Contract for NASA

Investment Digest of SpaceTech Industry 2021 / Q3