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Unprofitable road for private space station?

Can private industry successfully build, own, and operate a space station? An independent business analysis presented to Congress on May …

OrbitalATK CRS-9/OA-9 carrying more business to space

The OrbitalATK CRS-9/OA-9 supply mission scheduled to launch before dawn on May 20 from Wallops Island, VA will add to …

Planet Labs beefs up satellite imagery constellation, on-ramp tools

A year after acquiring Google’s satellite division, Planet Labs now has 13 high-resolution satellites in operation to complement its nearly …

Kepler Communications pitching polar use for its data moving satellites

Is there a market for simple store-and-forward data services? Kepler Communications believes its low Earth orbit (LEO) constellation of nanosats …

Briefing opportunities at NASA Wallops for OA-9 launch on May 19-20.

Space IT Bridge Editor-in-Chief Doug Mohney will be on site at NASA Wallops Island Flight Facility for Orbital ATK CRS-9/OA-9 …

Virginia continues to grow nanosatellite capabilities

For a number of New Space firms, the path to space goes through the Eastern Shore of Virginia and onto …

ADVA Optical teams with German space agency for 13 Tbps free-space data link

Boosting the speeds of satellite communication for next-generation broadband networks is a big priority for the space community.  ADVA and …

SSL hires executives to drive small sats, imaging

Satellite builder SSL announced the hiring of two new executives this week.  The two are expected “to develop growth opportunities …

Hiber Global gets permission to launch IoT satellites

Amsterdam-based  Hiber Global has received permission from the Dutch Telecom Agency to launch its IoT satellites.  The company wants to …