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Orbit Fab Secures Additional Seed Round Funding for its Gas Stations in Space Propellant Supply Chain That Will Empower the Growing Space Economy

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Orbit Fab Secures Additional Seed Round Funding for its Gas Stations in Space Propellant Supply Chain That Will Empower the Growing Space Economy

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Orbit Fab to Launch Orbital Fuel Depot Next Year

Orbit Fab to Launch Orbital Fuel Depot Next Year

The spacecraft will use Orbit Fab’s Rapidly Attachable Fluid Transfer Interface (RAFTI) to perform the fuel transfers. RAFTI is configurable to be normally-open or normally-closed in case ...

Space debris

Space debris

[25] On 29 March 2006, the Russian Express-AM11 communications satellite was struck by an unknown object and rendered inoperable;[26] its engineers had enough contact time with the ...

Tethers Unlimited developing satellite servicer for LEO missions

Tethers Unlimited developing satellite servicer for LEO missions

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.

Relativity raises $500 million

Relativity raises $500 million

[SpaceNews] A SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft delivered four astronauts to the International Space Station Nov. 16 on the first operational commercial crew mission. Relativity is additively ...

Spaceflight and Rocket Lab will put a Japanese shooting-star satellite into orbit

Spaceflight and Rocket Lab will put a Japanese shooting-star satellite into orbit

Seattle-based Spaceflight says it’s handling the pre-launch logistics for a Japanese satellite that’s designed to spray artificial shooting stars into the sky.

Arianespace Launches Spy Satellite for France on Soyuz Rocket

Arianespace Launches Spy Satellite for France on Soyuz Rocket

An Arianespace Soyuz rocket successfully launched a new reconnaissance satellite into orbit for France Wednesday (Dec. 19), the first of a new constellation of spy satellites for the French ...

Orbit Fab becomes first startup to supply water to ISS, paving the way for satellite refueling

Orbit Fab becomes first startup to supply water to ISS, paving the way for satellite refueling

Not even two years into its existence, orbital fuel supply startup Orbit Fab has chalked up a big win — successfully supplying the International Space Station with water, a first for any ...

India's Anti-Satellite Missile Test Left A Cloud Of Debris And Tension In Its Wake

India's Anti-Satellite Missile Test Left A Cloud Of Debris And Tension In Its Wake

Space warfare isn’t a new risk, and space debris is a growing challenge but also not a new one.

The current state of space debris

The current state of space debris

Swirling fragments of past space endeavours are trapped in orbit around Earth, threatening our future in space. Over time, the number, mass and area of these debris objects grows steadily, ...

Dawn of space robotics brings longer lifespans for obsolete satellites

Dawn of space robotics brings longer lifespans for obsolete satellites

“Normally, these spacecraft carry a communications payload but for this particular spacecraft we removed that communications payload and replaced it with a rendezvous and docking system,” ...

Boeing Space and Launch • Bridge Technologies • Bye Aerospace • C-COM Satellite Systems

Boeing Space and Launch • Bridge Technologies • Bye Aerospace • C-COM Satellite Systems

Boeing Space and Launch By Dr. Bruce Chesley, Senior Director of Strategy Boeing’s customers for commercial and government satellites have made their needs clear: bring us flexible ...

Later this year, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch its biggest batch of satellites yet

Later this year, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch its biggest batch of satellites yet

The 71-satellite rideshare, coordinated by Spaceflight Industries, includes art exhibits and a high school probe

This company wants to deal with space junk by… sending more stuff into space

This company wants to deal with space junk by… sending more stuff into space

Is it wise to add more objects into space if you’re trying to prevent objects from colliding?

Space junk: a recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050

Space junk: a recycling station could be cleaning up in Earth orbit by 2050

Satellites monitor climate change, guide people with GPS and keep us connected through texts and social media, but they're under threat.

The Gravity of Space Debris

The Gravity of Space Debris

"The industry is becoming more cognizant of the fact that they need to do something to manage debris." Chris Blackerby, Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Astroscale, is pumped about a ...

Researchers seek to address space debris, a dire threat to satellites, space travel

Researchers seek to address space debris, a dire threat to satellites, space travel

Debris orbit the Earth at speeds up to 17,500 miles per hour, significantly faster than a bullet leaves a gun. If not controlled the space trash could make satellite operation and space ...