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Lockheed Martin completes assembly on Arabsat’s newest communications satellite

Technicians at Lockheed Martin prepare the Arabsat-6A satellite for shipment to Sunnyvale, California for testing.


Ball Aerospace launches VizZen™ software on AWS Marketplace

Ball Aerospace has launched VizZen™, a new commercial, off-the-shelf cloud-based content management and visual-data repository that is available for purchase on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.


Ascent Solar's monolithically integrated thin-film solar selected for further testing for deep space exploration by the German Aerospace Center

Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (OTCBQ: ASTI), a developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art, lightweight and flexible thin-film photovoltaic (PV) solutions, announces that the company has been selected by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) for further testing to develop custom PV products designed specifically for DLR's upcoming solar array deployment system.


Maxar Technologies, leader in new space economy, announces move of its headquarters to Westminster, Colorado

The move of Maxar’s headquarters is expected to result in the addition of approximately 800 jobs.


Ball Aerospace delivers Flight Cryocooler early for NASA's Landsat mission

Ball Aerospace delivered the TIRS-2 Flight Cryocooler for the Landsat 9 TIRS-2 instrument ahead of schedule to NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC).


A fossilized geological feature records Moon's slow retreat from frozen Earth

A study led by University of Colorado Boulder researchers provides new insight into the Moon’s excessive equatorial bulge, a feature that solidified in place over four billion years ago as the Moon gradually distanced itself from the Earth.


34th Space Symposium panels to discuss economics and law of space exploration

The Space Foundation’s 34th Space Symposium will attract thousands of space leaders from around the world to Colorado Springs to discuss the most pressing current space issues.


Soon humans will travel out beyond the Moon

Lockheed Martin begins construction on first Orion spaceship that will take astronauts into deep space.


Sierra Nevada Corporation contract continued on advanced plant growth for NASA’s NextSTEP project

Under a contract modification, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) will focus on the development of advanced bio-based life support and food production systems for NASA’s Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP).


United Launch Alliance successfully launches NROL-47 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-6 on Jan. 12 at 2:11 p.m. PST. Designated NROL-47, the mission is in support of national defense.