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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


BigBear.ai 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)


SPACE TECH EXPO EUROPE RETURNS FOR 2021


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