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Russia Pursues New ASAT Capability Amid Declining Space Program

The news of Russia pursuing a new ASAT capability comes nearly two years after its invasion of Ukraine, which sparked international sanctions that harmed the nation’s economy and placed a strain on its once-great space program. 

Debris

Astroscale’s ADRAS-J To Rendezvous With Orbital Debris 

The company’s inspection satellite will approach the abandoned upper stage of a H-2A rocket that’s been floating aimlessly in space since 2009

Launch

Japan’s H3 Rocket Reaches Orbit on its Second Flight

The second launch is the charm for Japan’s next-gen heavy-lift H3 rocket.

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LaunchLunar

IM-1 Lunar Lander is Set to Launch Wednesday Morning

SpaceX is slated to launch the Intuitive Machines Nova-C lunar lander aboard Falcon 9 early Valentine’s Day morning as it attempts to become the first commercial spacecraft to soft-land on the lunar surface and the first US vehicle to accomplish the feat since Apollo 17 in 1972. 

Lunar

Japan’s SLIM Spacecraft is Set to Attempt a Soft-Landing on the Moon

Japan’s SLIM spacecraft is gearing up for its soft-landing on the lunar surface Friday morning, a milestone that would make the country the fifth to achieve the feat.

CivilLunar

UKSA and CSA Announce Aqualunar Challenge

Nations around the world are racing to find, land near, and utilize water ice on the lunar surface. That race just got a little more interesting.

LunarPolicy

Artemis III Could Face Further Delays, Watchdogs Say

One week after NASA announced new launch dates for two upcoming Artemis missions, officials were already saying that the agency may not be able to stick to the new schedule.

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EquitiesStartups

Exclusive: Heliux Comes Out of Stealth With $2M In Funding

Heliux, a startup building an AI-powered enterprise operating system, is emerging from stealth today with the announcement of its first $2M funding round.

BusinessVC/PE

LeoLabs Raises $29M for a Global Tracking Network

LeoLabs clinched $29M in funding to fulfill its dreams of truly global coverage and deep, AI-powered analytics to support its LEO-monitoring space radar network.

Business

Palantir and Voyager Partner on AI for Starlab

Palantir, the AI data and analytics unicorn, is getting more deeply involved in the space domain.

EOInternational

BlackSky Wins $50M Project To Give Indonesia Eyes in the Sky

BlackSky inked ~$50M-worth of contracts with the Indonesian Ministry of Defense to provide the agency access to the company’s commercial space-based intelligence, with plans to build a sovereign capability for the country down the road.