Space Development Agency could select three manufacturers to produce its next...

Derek Tournear: 'I'm really interested in industry feedback when they see our acquisition strategy' WASHINGTON — The Pentagon’s Space Development Agency is considering buying its...

Nelson says Artemis plans pending decision on GAO protest

WASHINGTON — NASA Administrator Bill Nelson told a House committee June 23 that NASA is awaiting a decision from the Government Accountability Office on...

OneWeb constellation to cross 200th mark after successful launch

TAMPA, Fla. — OneWeb’s broadband constellation is set to pass the 200th mark after Arianespace successfully launched its latest batch of satellites May 28. Arianespace...

Moving space into the cloud: Q&A with Microsoft Azure Global’s Tom...

Tom Keane, corporate vice president for Microsoft Azure Global, speaks with SpaceNews about adopting satellite communications, supporting Earth observation and establishing partnerships. Microsoft is staking...

Aevum’s autonomous aircraft will deliver cargo and occasionally launch rockets

The company says space launch is only going to be a part-time job for Ravn X. WASHINGTON — Space launch startup Aevum on May...

The ABCs of ESG: What is it and why does it...

ESG, which stands for environment, social and governance, is a set of nonfinancial criteria that community-minded and bottom-line investors alike are increasingly using to...

Virgin Galactic schedules next SpaceShipTwo test flight for May 22

WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic will attempt its next SpaceShipTwo suborbital test flight as soon as May 22 after resolving concerns about the maintenance of...

CesiumAstro unveils plan to test active phased array in orbit

SAN FRANCISCO — CesiumAstro is preparing to launch two cubesats in September to demonstrate the firm’s active phased array technology and to provide customers...

Telesat raising $500 million in debt for Lightspeed broadband network

TAMPA, Fla. — Canadian satellite operator Telesat plans to raise $500 million with a bond to help fund its $5 billion Lightspeed broadband constellation. The...

Ingenuity performs third Mars flight as final, most challenging tests await

WASHINGTON — NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter performed its third flight on Mars April 25, setting it up for its final, and most challenging, tests. Ingenuity took...

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Whitson to command second Axiom Space mission

WASHINGTON — A former NASA astronaut who holds the record for the most time spent in space by an American will command Axiom Space’s...

Governments ally for federated quantum encryption satellite network

TAMPA, Fla. — The United States and five other countries are banding together with the United Kingdom to develop a satellite-based quantum technology encryption...

Senate Intelligence chairman wants further review of decision to relocate U.S. Space Command

Sens. Warner and Bennett argue that U.S. intelligence agencies are affected by the move but their needs were not considered. WASHINGTON —  The chairman of...

Horizon Technologies orders two surveillance satellites from AAC Clyde Space

TAMPA, Fla. — British maritime surveillance venture Horizon Technologies has ordered two more cubesats from Sweden-based AAC Clyde Space, which will operate them after...

Loft Orbital wins Space Force contract for edge computing in space

Onboard computing allows satellites to process data they collect and perform autonomous decision-making WASHINGTON — Loft Orbital announced May 5 it won a small business...