NorthStar Earth and Space, a startup building an in-situ space situational awareness (SSA) constellation out of its home base in Canada, announced yesterday that it clinched a CAD $20M ($14.7M) Series D round. Telesystem Space Inc., the Québec government, and the Luxembourg Future Fund participated. “NorthStar’s unique space-based services will provide coverage of significant gaps […]
What would it look like for the Defense Department to be able to lean on the commercial space community in times of need? That’s the question examined by a new report from the RAND Corporation released last week.
Orbit Fab, a US-based company building in-space refueling infrastructure (i.e., orbital gas stations), announced this morning that it is teaming up with the Aussie-based Space Machines Company (SMC) to attach more efficient docking hardware to SMC’s orbital transfer vehicle, which is expected to launch next year. The in-space servicing economy can only reach its full […]
Exolaunch will provide integration and launch mission management for Capella Space’s Acadia-5 satellite, which is slated for launch on SpaceX’s Transporter 11 mid-next year.
SpaceX is set to deliver Amazon’s satellite packages.
Arcfield, a company providing space mission support and technology to government customers, has scooped up Orion Space Solutions to build out its core capabilities and expand what it’s able to offer DoD customers. “Arcfield has a long history of delivering innovative solutions across the space domain, and we believe the acquisition of Orion enhances Arcfield’s […]
With just two Starship integrated test flights under its belt, SpaceX announced it is already working on a major overhaul of its second-stage Starship vehicle.
Skyrora, a UK-based launch startup, is aiming to keep its supply chain close to home as it gears up for its first orbital launch tests.