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SES Selects United Launch Alliance to Launch Two C-Band Satellites to accelerate C-Band clearing

U.S.-based United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket will launch satellites into orbit as part of SES’s contribution to facilitate 5G across America


Ozmens’ SNC Selected by the Department of Defense to Design, Develop Unmanned Orbital Outpost Prototype

Proposed Design Leverages Existing Commercial Tech to Achieve Savings in Cost, Schedule.


Maxar Technologies Completes Acquisition of Vricon, Inc.

Maxar Technologies today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of 3D data and analytics firm Vricon, Inc.


Ball Aerospace Selected for Four NOAA Operational Weather Studies

Ball Aerospace was selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for four, six-month study contracts that will inform mission, spacecraft and instrument concepts for future operational weather architectures and Earth observation capabilities.


SNC’s Dream Chaser® Spaceplane Wings Arrive in Colorado

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, uncrated both wings for its Dream Chaser spaceplane this month at the company’s Louisville, Colorado production facility. The wings’ arrival kicks off the much-anticipated integration phase of a beautiful and critical differentiator for Dream Chaser, the world’s only spaceplane owned by a private company and under contract with NASA.


Ball Aerospace Conducts Critical Design Review for Space Force’s Next-Gen Operational Weather Satellite

Ball Aerospace conducted a critical design review (CDR) of the Weather System Follow-on (WSF) satellite mission, which it is building for the U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC). With CDR concluded, Ball Aerospace begins full production of the satellite.


General Atomics Opens New Spacecraft Development and Test Facility in Colorado

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has opened a new, modern spacecraft development, integration and test factory with state-of-the-art laboratories and secure facilities in Centennial, CO. The 33,514 square foot facility triples GA-EMS’ capacity for satellite production, integration and testing for single to constellation-sized orders, and also houses an expanded mission operations center to support on-orbit satellite and customer payload commissioning and operations.


SNC Leverages VORTEX® Engine Technology for DARPA’s OpFires Program

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), the global aerospace and national security leader owned by Eren and Fatih Ozmen, reached a major milestone in the advancement of hypersonic propulsion with its patented VORTEX engine, advancing to the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) Operational Fires (OpFires) program.


Ball Aerospace Delivers Cryostat to University of Arizona for NASA Balloon Mission

NASA’s GUSTO balloon mission will map out large sections of the Milky Way galaxy and the nearby galaxy known as the Large Magellanic Cloud