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Space Foundation Opens Nomination Period For 2023 General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award

Space Foundation’s highest award to be presented at Space Symposium  Nomination period is Sept. 19-Nov. 30, 2022  Award recognizes 20 years of more of contributions that benefit humanity  COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Sept. 19, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983 for the global space ecosystem, today announced that it is…

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Hughes Announces Distribution Agreement with OneWeb Technologies

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Turnkey managed LEO services available now to DoD for single- and multi-transport SATCOM implementations worldwide Germantown, MD, April 5, 2022 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite and multi-transport technologies and networks for 50 years, today announced it signed a distribution agreement with OneWeb Technologies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of OneWeb, to deliver managed…

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Space Foundation and International Space University Announce Partnership

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 7, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced its partnership with the International Space University (ISU), a private non-profit institution, formally recognized as an institute of higher education in France by the French Ministry of Education. The partnership was revealed at a Memorandum of…

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Space Foundation and MILO Space Science Institute Announce Program to Increase Participation in Space Exploration and Commerce

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 6, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced a new partnership between its Space Commerce Institute and the MILO Space Science Institute led by Arizona State University to offer Space Studio Accelerator a 12-week program designed to increase participation in space exploration and commerce.…

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Australian Firms Team Up to Deliver High-Resolution Hyperspectral Earth Observation Microsatellites

Australian Firms Team up

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, USA, 5 April 2022 –LatConnect 60 (LC60), an Earth observation and data fusion company based in Perth, Australia, has signed an agreement to work with Gilmour Space Technologies in Queensland to build and launch the first microsatellite in a planned high-resolution hyperspectral imaging constellation. The smart satellites will be placed in 30-degree…

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Amazon Secures Up to 83 Launches from Arianespace, Blue Origin, and United Launch Alliance for Project Kuiper

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Agreements comprise the largest commercial procurement of launch vehicles in history, providing heavy-lift capacity for Project Kuiper to deploy majority of its low Earth orbit (LEO) constellation of 3,236 satellites Launches planned with Arianespace’s Ariane 6, Blue Origin’s New Glenn, and United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan Centaur rockets; Beyond Gravity to build low-cost, scalable dispenser system…

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High Honors Awarded at 37th Space Symposium Opening Ceremonies

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Awardees Recognized for Excellence in Education, Space Achievement, Public Outreach, Space Exploration, Lifetime Space Achievement and Art Achievement Award COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 4, 2022 — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate organization founded in 1983, today announced that honorees have accepted awards at 37th Space Symposium opening ceremonies for their distinguished achievements in the…

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Teledyne, Sierra Space and Nissan Designing Next-Generation Lunar Terrain Vehicle for NASA

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — April 5, 2022 — Teledyne Brown Engineering announced today, at the 37th Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, CO, that it is leading a team including partners Sierra Space and Nissan North America, to design the crewed Lunar Terrain Vehicle (LTV) that will support future exploration on the moon. With almost seven…

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Mercury Announces New Line of Drop-in Radiation-Tolerant Power Supplies for the Space Market

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Standardized ultra-compact FPGA power module enables the most demanding on-orbit processing ANDOVER, Mass. — April 4, 2022 — Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), a leader in trusted, secure mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defense, today announced the new RH5210 radiation-tolerant power module, the first in a series of ultra-compact radiation-hardened multi-output power supplies designed…

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