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NASA to Commercialize Near-Earth Communications Services

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Rather than using government-owned relay satellites and ground stations, NASA's Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) program will work with private industry to furnish missions with comprehensive network services. The Space Network provides relay communications services for launch ...

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NASA to Commercialize Near-Earth Communications Services

NASA to Commercialize Near-Earth Communications Services

Rather than using government-owned relay satellites and ground stations, NASA's Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) program will work with private industry to furnish missions with ...

NASA Networks Support 1st Commercial Orbital Launch of Astronauts From U.S.

NASA Networks Support 1st Commercial Orbital Launch of Astronauts From U.S.

NASA’s communications networks — overseen by NASA’s Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) program office — supported this Commercial Crew Program milestone, just as they will support ...

Maxar Selected by NASA to Study Future Space Communications Architecture and Services

Maxar Selected by NASA to Study Future Space Communications Architecture and Services

Maxar Selected by NASA to Study Future Space Communications Architecture and Services - SpaceRef

What I’ve Learned from NASA

What I’ve Learned from NASA

Other parts never clearly understood that, and it was never clearly communicated between those teams.” So when one team verified that the switches did what they were supposed to—which to ...

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center: Exploring Earth and space by remote control

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center: Exploring Earth and space by remote control

Reference article: Facts about the Goddard Space Flight Center

Rocket Lab preps to launch flock of NASA-funded CubeSats

Rocket Lab preps to launch flock of NASA-funded CubeSats

Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket is set to launch 10 CubeSats developed at NASA field centers and U.S. research institutions Wednesday night (U.S. time) from the company’s privately-owned ...

Audio Conference Bridge Technology, Apollo 70 Cardiac Care Monitoring System, and Traveling-Wave Tube Amplifier are 2020 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

Audio Conference Bridge Technology, Apollo 70 Cardiac Care Monitoring System, and Traveling-Wave Tube Amplifier are 2020 Space Technology Hall of Fame Inductees

The Space Foundation will celebrate the 2020 induction of three innovations into the Space Technology Hall of Fame® at the 36th Space Symposium.

The ISS Now Has Better Internet Than Most of Us After Its Latest Upgrade

The ISS Now Has Better Internet Than Most of Us After Its Latest Upgrade

In the digital age, connectivity and bandwidth are important, even if you're in Low Earth Orbit (LEO). And when you're performing research and experiments that could help pave the way for ...

Artificial Intelligence for Space Exploration

Artificial Intelligence for Space Exploration

This week two world's collide: it's World Space Week and World AI Week!! So what better time to write a dedicated Space to Explore article on Artificial Intelligence for Space Exploration! ...

Maxar and NASA Successfully Complete Design Review for Restore-L On-Orbit Servicing Spacecraft Bus

Maxar and NASA Successfully Complete Design Review for Restore-L On-Orbit Servicing Spacecraft Bus

Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a U.S.-based global technology innovator powering the new space economy, today announced that the spacecraft bus it is building for NASA's ...

LinQuest to Support Peraton’s NASA SENSE Contract

LinQuest to Support Peraton’s NASA SENSE Contract

LinQuest will provide services as a sub to Peraton, the prime contractor of the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract valued at up to $1.8 billion over the five ...

Hackers Could Shut Down Satellites—or Turn Them into Weapons

Hackers Could Shut Down Satellites—or Turn Them into Weapons

The use of off-the-shelf components means bad actors can easily look for vulnerabilities

Hackers could shut down satellites -- or turn them into weapons

Hackers could shut down satellites -- or turn them into weapons

The lack of cybersecurity standards and regulations for commercial satellites, coupled with complex supply chains and layers of stakeholders, leaves satellites highly vulnerable to hackers.

Blue Origin gets in on three partnerships with NASA to boost missions to the moon

Blue Origin gets in on three partnerships with NASA to boost missions to the moon

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ space venture will participate in three partnerships with NASA to advance technologies that could come into play for missions to the moon

Op-ed | Responsible satellite operations in the era of large constellations

Op-ed | Responsible satellite operations in the era of large constellations

While an unprecedented number of satellites brings with them important benefits to humanity, we must be careful to proceed responsibly and minimize the potential for harming the low Earth ...

We Need to Improve Cybersecurity Standards in Space

We Need to Improve Cybersecurity Standards in Space

SpaceX and other companies are rushing to put thousands of small, inexpensive satellites in orbit, but pressure to keep costs low and a lack of regulation leave those satellites vulnerable ...