Seraphim Capital’s investment trust details $250 million public listing

TAMPA, Fla. — Space startup investor Seraphim Capital’s investment trust aims to raise up to 180 million British pounds ($250 million) by listing shares...

Dropping power levels threaten InSight mission

WASHINGTON — Dust accumulation on the solar panels of NASA’s InSight Mars lander is reducing the power to the spacecraft and could force the...

Ex-Im Bank finances SpaceX launch deal

WASHINGTON — The Export-Import Bank of the United States has arranged financing for the SpaceX launch of a Hispasat satellite, the first space deal...

Space Force, DoD agencies planning multi-orbit sensor network to track hypersonic...

Millennium Space and Raytheon are developing space sensors for medium orbits could be added to the U.S. layered missile defense system WASHINGTON — The U.S....

Yahsat joins public market listing rush

TAMPA, Fla. — Emirati fleet operator Yahsat plans to list at least 30% of its shares on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange in the...

Mars smallsat mission gets second chance with Rocket Lab

WASHINGTON — A NASA-funded smallsat mission to Mars that lost its ride last year may get new life through a partnership with Rocket Lab. Rocket...

Computer problem takes Hubble offline

WASHINGTON — Spacecraft controllers are continuing to work on a faulty computer memory system on NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope that has stopped telescope operations...

SES strengthens Amazon Web Services cloud partnership

TAMPA, Fla. — SES has expanded its partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS), enabling satellite customers to connect directly to its cloud-based applications. According to...

Op-ed | NOAA is stalling U.S. space traffic management

As demonstrated by the uncontrolled reentry of a Chinese rocket last month, irresponsible space activities can put billions of dollars and human life at...

House hearing rehashes longstanding commercial space transportation issues

WASHINGTON — A House aviation subcommittee hearing on commercial space transportation June 16 plowed familiar ground, revisiting a wide range of issues that have...

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Report: Space Force has to prepare for operations beyond Earth’s orbit

Col. Eric Felt: 'Operating spacecraft beyond geosynchronous Earth orbit poses unique challenges' WASHINGTON — A new report published by the Air Force Research Laboratory suggests...

Viasat wants FCC to review Starlink’s government funding

TAMPA, Fla. — Satellite operator Viasat is stepping up efforts to stop Starlink’s growing constellation, taking aim at the nearly $900 million of rural...

Launcher to develop orbital transfer vehicle

WASHINGTON — Small launch vehicle company Launcher announced June 15 that it is also working on an orbital transfer vehicle for small satellites that...

Who will race SpaceX to the moon?

For months, NASA had strongly suggested that it would select two companies for the next phase of its Human Landing System (HLS) program. Just...

Firefly signs launch agreement with Spaceflight

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