Airbus, Boeing and Thales Alenia Space have introduced new, software-defined satellites that can be reconfigured in orbit to adapt to new missions.
Oberon will lean on British expertise in radars and smallsat technology.
Prime contractor looking to expand commercial launch footprint.
An early customer for BFR puts a meaningful dent in estimated $5 billion development cost of BFR, says Musk.
As the International Space Station marks 20 years in low Earth orbit, NASA faces new imperative to expand its commercial realm.
With the communications satellite market still in flux, launch service providers are counting on aggregators and manufacturers to broaden their product ranges.
Russia is investigating how a drill hole ended up in the upper section of a Soyuz capsule that carried three crewmembers to the ISS in June.
The next three years will be ‘transformational’ for the satellite industry, consultant says.
Deal would put Northrop Grumman back in the human spaceflight business.
Only NASA’s Juno spacecraft remains in orbit around a planet beyond Mars, and its days also are numbered.