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NASA selects Advanced Space to develop future peer-to-peer navigation system for moon

Matching grant from the State of Colorado also awarded to Advanced Space to continue development of next-generation systems for the Moon.


Ball Aerospace selected to build key instrument component for NASA's WFIRST observatory

Ball Aerospace has been chosen to develop and build the Wide Field Instrument (WFI) Optical Mechanical Assembly (WOMA) for NASA's Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST).


BridgeSat’s laser satellite terminals and ground services connect ICEYE’s next-gen microsatellite constellation

BridgeSat announced today a set of agreements to provide space laser terminals and data services to ICEYE, the world’s first commercial microsatellite synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) constellation.


United Launch Alliance selects Aerojet Rocketdyne’s RL10 engine for next-generation Vulcan Centaur upper stage

United Launch Alliance (ULA) today announced Aerojet Rocketdyne as a strategic partner for the RL10 upper stage engine for ULA’s next-generation Vulcan Centaur rocket following a competitive procurement process.


Sierra Nevada Corporation hardware on NASA’s Mars InSight mission

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) hardware is once again on its way to Mars, this time aboard NASA’s InSight Mars lander. SNC’s actuators are a critical component on the robotic arm of the vehicle that launched for Mars on May 5 from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the California coast.


First Light: Fourth U.S. Air Force SBIRS satellite sends first images back to earth

SBIRS GEO Flight-4 completes baseline constellation, global coverage.


Mission Ready: UTC Aerospace Systems to support United States special operations command's mid-endurance UAS program

TASE400 offers users longwave infrared (LWIR) capabilities, full-motion video collection and small size, weight and power (SwaP).


Maxar Technologies’ DigitalGlobe introduces rapid access program, a powerful online portal providing customers fast, flexible priority access to the world’s highest resolution commercial satellites

The Rapid Access Program is designed to give customers the flexible and efficient imagery collection they want, over their region of interest, with the highest available priority level on the DigitalGlobe constellation – meaning collections submitted against assigned satellite access time are assured.


Maxar Technologies’ DigitalGlobe integrates highest resolution satellite imagery from WorldView-4 into SecureWatch™ and celebrates 20th defense and intelligence subscriber to the GEOINT Platform

WorldView-4’s daily imagery collections more than double SecureWatch’s daily volume of valuable 30 cm imagery, enhancing defense and intelligence analysts’ ability to closely monitor activity in their areas of interest.


Raytheon builds small satellites for Department of Homeland Security

Polar Scout satellites to aid search and rescue in remote areas.