Tethers Unlimited is designing a satellite servicing vehicle that would leverage technologies developed for the U.S. Defense Department and NASA to service spacecraft in low Earth orbit.
SpaceX has raised over $1 billion in new capital this year as it embarks on the deployment of its Starlink broadband constellation, according to regulatory filings published Friday.
SpaceX's first launch to carry a large number of Starlink broadband satellites is scheduled for May 15, according to a company executive.
Amazon is joining the list of companies planning a constellation of thousands of satellites for broadband internet connectivity.
The Germany space agency DLR is beginning a study this month on a reusable launcher concept that would use a winged first-stage booster captured on descent by an aircraft and towed back to land.
Satellite rideshare company Spaceflight Inc. on June 11 signed on as the anchor customer for three Electron launches from Rocket Lab.
SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy launch with a commercial satellite is scheduled to occur around the end of the year, according to customer Arabsat.
When it comes to SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, the company's most daring customers have been NASA and satellite fleet operator SES. Now add Bangladesh to that mix.
Russia's Proton rocket launched for the first time this year April 18 with a military communications satellite for the federation's ministry of defense.
U.S. telecom regulators the evening of March 29 accepted SpaceX’s application to reach U.S customers with a megaconstellation of 4,425 broadband satellites.
Spanish startup Zero 2 Infinity will use a 3D-printed combustion chamber for the engines it is developing to power its Bloostar balloon-assisted orbital rocket.
Two satellites placed into incorrect orbits by an Ariane 5 that suffered an anomaly during its Jan. 25 launch can be recovered and placed into their desired orbits, their operators said Jan. 26.
Canada's Kepler Communications is one of 11 companies that has filed for FCC licenses for Ku- or Ka-band spectrum for non-geostationary orbit satellite services.
Angola's new satellite is communicating normally with ground teams again after losing contact shortly following launch.
RSC Energia of Moscow said Dec. 27 that the satellite it built for Angola has stopped sending telemetry data after separating from the rocket upper stage that took it to geostationary transfer orbit.