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Wyler: OneWeb ready to solve the ultimate connectivity problem

In my latest interview with Greg Wyler, the founder of OneWeb he says the word “mission” no less than 20 times. Sometimes when talking to Wyler you …

Space Exploration

Daily Satellite News

<i>LeoSat</i> <i>has established their first European office in The Hague with the assistance of the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency and the</i> <i>WestHolland</i> …

Iridium marks new satellite network, 20 healthy satellites & 55 more to launch

With just 20 satellites of the Iridium Next constellation in orbit, Iridium Communications’ six remaining launches with SpaceX over the next year …

Airbus Promises to Build a Reusable Rocket -- but SpaceX Has a 15-Year Head Start

By as early as 2030, ArianeGroup could be doing something that SpaceX has done since 2015.<p><b>Airbus</b> (NASDAQOTH:EADSY) is entering the race to build …

OneWeb Satellites Inaugurates Production Line for Its First Satellites - Via Satellite

OneWeb Satellites inaugurates its assembly line in Toulouse, France. Photo: OneWeb Satellites.<p><b>OneWeb</b> <b>Satellites</b> inaugurated its assembly line in …

SpaceX Rockets Through Backlog with 3rd Launch in 9 Days

SpaceX is looking to extend its soaring flight rate with a third Falcon rocket launch in nine days, as the company works off a backlog of missions …

SpaceX COO Claims the Company Will Produce 20 Rockets in 2017

SpaceX has no plans to relax following their recent successful weekend doubleheader. Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk’s space venture company is already …

The complete visual history of SpaceX’s single-minded pursuit of rocket reusability

In June 2017, SpaceX launched three rockets into space. It also returned the first stages of those rockets, 14 stories tall and weighing 20 tons (18 metric tons), back to earth, where they settled onto floating barges in both oceans and a landing pad at Cape Canaveral. One of those rockets had …

Satellite mega-constellation production begins

Jonathan Amos @BBCAmos on Twitter<p><b>European aerospace giant Airbus and its partner, OneWeb, have begun the production of a satellite mega-constellation.</b><p>The network will comprise at least 600 spacecraft in the first instance, but could eventually encompass more than 2,000.<p>The aim is to deliver …

SpaceX details plans to launch thousands of internet satellites

Google invests $1 billion in SpaceX to build Internet satellite web

SpaceX just asked permission to launch 4,425 satellites — more than orbit Earth today

On Tuesday, the company filed a lengthy application with the Federal Communications Commission to launch 4,425 satellites. (We first heard about the filing through the r/SpaceX community on Reddit.)<p>That is a lot of satellites.<p>According to a database compiled by the Union of Concerned Scientists, …

Amateur Radio BIRDS CubeSat Constellation

BIRDS CubeSat Engineering Model integration testThe BIRDS constellation, planned to deploy from the ISS in 2017, will consist of four 1U CubeSats …

OneWeb Targeting Global Internet Access With Satellites

Airbus Defence and Space Selected for OneWeb Satellites Constellation

White House hails emerging commercial satellite networks led by OneWeb

A new generation of commercial space satellites fitted with the most cutting-edge communications technologies has been cleared by the White House to …

Airbus-OneWeb JV Opens Satellite Assembly Hub

ExecutiveBiz is dedicated to covering the government contracting sector from the perspective of the executive.<p>Your Information will never be shared …

Innovation: Navigation from LEO

<b>Current Capability and Future Promise</b><br>GPS signals are so weak, they cannot be used reliably where they are obstructed such as indoors or in concrete …

Richard Branson: OneWeb could close the wealth gap

New Space Race: The Mission to Build a Galactic Internet

FCC grants OneWeb approval to launch over 700 satellites for ‘space internet’

Coming as early as 2018<p>FCC chairman Ajit Pai has released a statement announcing that the commission has granted OneWeb approval for US market access to launch a network of internet-beaming satellites into orbit. OneWeb, which is backed in part by Richard Branson, has been working on providing …

5 TED Talks to Channel Your Inner Creative Genius | Inc.com

There are those moments when you feel totally inspired and on fire. And, then there are those moments when you feel anything but. You don't even have a single mediocre idea you can cling to.<p>Facing a creative block is frustrating. But, rather than staring at a blank page or at that menacing blinking …

Creativity

NanoAvionics receives 3.2 million EUR investment to commercialize its smallsat propulsion system

Press Release From: NanoAvionics<br>Posted: Thursday, June 1, 2017<p>NanoAvionics, an advanced nano-spacecraft equipment manufacturer from Lithuania …

Space Exploration

Commercial space's policy wish list

As the space community waits to see what the Trump Administration might do in space policy, some are already developing proposals to support the …

SpaceX will launch a secretive space drone for the Air Force

SpaceX fought hard for the right to launch Air Force projects and it has landed a pretty prestigious one. Elon Musk's company will fire the X-37B miniature spaceplane into orbit with the Falcon 9, taking over from the reliable Atlas V built by United Launch Alliance, according to <i>Reuters</i>. And here's …

Space Exploration

SpaceX launches 1st recycled supply ship

<b>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) —</b> SpaceX launched its first recycled cargo ship to the International Space Station on Saturday, yet another milestone in …

Space Exploration

Live stream: Astronauts on ISS rendezvous with Dragon on SpaceX resupply mission

The SpaceX Dragon spacecraft will attach to the International Space Center Monday morning on its eleventh commercial resupply mission to the ISS. NASA astronauts Jack Fischer and Peggy Whitson will grapple Dragon. Live coverage of the rendezvous will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET, with the capture expected …

Boeing's Phantom Express could launch, land at Cape Canaveral

CLOSE<p>A DARPA concept video of the Experimental Spaceplane 1, or XS-1.<p>Boeing on Wednesday won a U.S. military contract to develop an experimental …

Space Exploration

OneWeb Satellites breaks ground at KSC's Exploration Park factory

OneWeb Satellites' facility at KSC's Exploration Park on Merritt Island is expected to employ about 250 people by 2019.