CubeSat

Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus Spacecraft Begins Secondary Mission in Space

DULLES, Va. (Northrop Grumman PR) – July 15, 2018 –Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced that its Cygnus™ spacecraft, following a highly …

Space Exploration

Be the next Space Exploration Master

Space Exploration Masters winners<p>9 July 2018<p>Following last year’s success, ESA in collaboration with industry partners is currently taking …

Space Exploration

CubeSats to deploy from ISS July 13

International Space Station – Image Credit NASA<b>Masa JN1GKZ</b> reports JAXA has announced that nine CubeSats will deploy from the International Space …

Space Exploration

Viterbi decoder for meteor M2 and similar satellites

I am working on decoding QPSK from Meteor M2 satellites and BPSK from Cubesats (like Funcube). I have reached to a point where I am able to get the …

Tutorials

Image: Tiny cameras snap pictures of Lake Superior

These two images of Lake Superior and surrounding area show the first data downlinked from the CubeSat Multispectral Observation System (CUMULOS) …

Lake Superior

Cubesat | TEMPEST-D

Mission Information<p>Overview<p>TEMPEST-D is a technology demonstration mission to enable millimeter wave radiometer technologies on a low-cost, short …

Satellites

SA company to deploy high-res camera into space

The team behind the design and development of the Chameleon Hyperspectral Imager (from left): Kannas...

Space Exploration

FAA Grants Launch License to Virgin Orbit

LauncherOne ignites after being released from Cosmic Girl 747. (Credit: Virgin Galactic)After a 14-year gap, it looks like the Mojave Air and Space …

Virgin Galactic

NASA Selects Tethers Unlimited’s HYDROS-C Thruster for First PTD CubeSat Mission

BOTHELL, Wash. (Tethers Unlimited PR) — NASA has selected TUI’s HYDROS-C thruster for demonstration on the first Pathfinder Technology Demonstration …

Space Exploration

Earth Venture Instrument-5 (EVI-5) Acquisition Home Page

Amendment #4 to the SALMON-3 AO creates a new proposal opportunity via PEA K: Earth Venture Instrument (EVI)-5.<p>NASA's Science Mission Directorate …

Space Science

Tethers Unlimited Delivers SWIFT K-Band CubeSat Transmitter

SWIFT K-Band CubeSat transmitter (Credit; Tethers Unlimited)BOTHELL, Wash. (Tethers Unlimited PR) — Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) announced that it …

Satellites

PH to launch first Filipino cube satellite into space this Friday, June 29 — DOST

The Department of Science and Technology's Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) recently announced that the country will be …

Space Exploration

European Spacecraft to Carry out 4 Critical Cleaning Tests

A European mission kicked off last week plans to test the capacity of harpoons and nets in capturing and eliminating space debris. <b>Space debris</b> Space …

Middle East

Harpoon-Based Space Junk Capture System Is Getting Space Tested

RemoveDEBRIS will use nets, harpoons and cutting edge 3D mapping technology.<p>The latest effort to clean up the planet's growing problem of space junk, RemoveDEBRIS, has been deployed from the International Space Station (ISS). In September it will begin simulated tests of space junk removal, after …

Space

Global CubeSat Market Anticipated to Grow at a CAGR of 33.4% From 2018 to 2022, Reports BIS Research

FREMONT, California, June 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --<p>According to a market intelligence report by BIS Research titled, <b>"</b><b>Global</b> <b>CubeSat</b> <b>Ma</b><b>rket, Analysis & Forecast, 201</b><b>8</b><b>-</b><b>202</b><b>2</b><b>"</b>, the global market is expected to reach $566.2 million by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 33.4% during the period, 2016 - 2022. As …

Satellites

Launch delayed, again, for mini satellite built by Irvine high school students

The launching of a pint-sized satellite built and designed by Irvine high school students over several years was scrubbed over the weekend, adding to …

High School

RemoveDEBRIS Launched from ISS with Airbus Space Debris Capture Removal Technology

RemoveDEBRIS spacecraft during final assembly at SSTL. (Credit SSTL/Max Alexander)Toulouse/Stevenage/Bremen, 20/06/2018 (Airbus PR) – The space …

Aviation

Rocket Lab to Attempt "It's Business Time" Launch Tonight

The first fully commercial launch for Rocket Lab is set to blast off.<p><b>Update 6/26:</b> Rocket Lab scrubbed the launch attempt for "It's Business Time" on June 22 due to an issue with one of their downrange tracking dishes. The company is now targeting tonight, June 26, for the next launch window, which …

Space Exploration

QARMAN CubeSat following reentry test

<b>Title</b> QARMAN CubeSat following reentry test<p><b>Released</b> 21/06/2018 10:21 am<p><b>Copyright</b> CIRA<p><b>Description</b><p>The QARMAN CubeSat, its cork-based heat shield …

Satellites

CUBESAT2018: Launching Cubesats for and from Australia

Wales

ARISS-Russia Testing Undeployed CubeSats from ISS

ARISS-Russia is making FM transmissions on June 20 and 21 from two of its <i>Tanusha</i> series of CubeSats, now aboard the International Space Station. …

Satellites

Smaller, Faster, Better

Smaller missions are not necessarily less complex than larger missions. NASA recognizes that small projects are quantitatively and qualitatively …

Project Management

Image: Through the heat barrier

ESA's next CubeSat mission seen enduring the scorching heat of simulated atmospheric reentry inside the world's largest plasma wind tunnel.<p>Equipped …

Chemistry

Through the heat barrier

ESA’s next CubeSat mission seen enduring the scorching heat of simulated atmospheric reentry inside the world’s largest plasma wind tunnel.<p>Equipped …

Space Station

Reentry CubeSat’s plasma wind tunnel testing

ESA’s next CubeSat mission seen enduring the scorching heat of simulated atmospheric reentry inside the world’s largest plasma wind tunnel.Equipped …

Space

ASPECT

<b>ASPECT</b> (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, University of Helsinki, Aalto University Foundation). A single three-unit CubeSat equipped with a …

Near-Infrared

Through the heat barrier

Technology image of the week: A scorching reentry test for ESA's next CubeSat mission inside the world's largest plasma wind tunnel

Space Exploration

MASC

MASC is a recently developed cross-track scanning (30 RPM) microwave sounder with channels near the 118 GHz oxygen line and the 183 GHz water-vapor …

Satellites

GPM GV MASC OLYMPEX dataset published

The NASA Global Hydrology Resource Center (GHRC) DAAC published the GPM Ground Validation Microwave Atmospheric Sounder on Cubesat (MASC) OLYMPEX …

Satellites

Mauritius Team Selected for 3rd Round of KiboCUBE Program

CubeSats STMSat-1, CADRE and MinXSS are deployed from the International Space Station during Expedition 47. (Credit: NASA)TOKYO (JAXA PR) — The Japan …

Space Exploration