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Vega rocket loss affecting IoT, other New Space businesses

This week’s loss of a Vega rocket will have likely an impact upon at least five New Space businesses working …

Rocket Lab’s latest puts satellites for BlackSky, Swarm, and U.S. military into orbit

Last week, Rocket Lab successfully launched its seventh Electron mission.  The launch put seven satellites into orbit, including the BlackSky …

Kinéis partners with Bouygues Telecom, tweaks satellite IoT network

French IoT firm Kinéis announced an IoT partnership with Bouygues Telecom and plans to start manufacturing 25 satellites as a …

Virgin Orbit teams with ANA for Japan launch

Virgin Orbit last week announced an agreement with ANA to bring the company’s LauncherOne service to Japan.  The small satellite …

NanoAvionics assembles M6P (Credit: NanoAvionics)

Lacuna Space announces success with initial satellite LoRa testing

UK-based Lacuna Space says its initial LoRaWAN tests have worked well, with both its satellite and Space Gateway “out-performed expectations” …

Relativity building robot 3D printing rocket factory in Mississippi

Los Angeles-based Relativity announced it is going to build a robotic 3D printing rocket factory in Mississippi along with expanding …

NanoAvionics, KSAT, Antwerp Space get $11M funding to build IoT as a service offering

The world of lower-cost Internet of Things (IoT) just got a bit more crowded.  NanoAvionics, in partnership with KSAT (Kongsberg …

Data fusion, commercial imagery, RF sensing from #GEOINT19

Commercial small satellites startups were all the rage at the US Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) GEOINT Symposium in San Antonio, …

First batch of SpaceX Starlink satellites in orbit

On May 24, 2019, SpaceX launched its first 60 Starlink satellites into Low Earth Orbit (LEO).  Most of the satellites …