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L3Harris to develop a satellite prototype capable of detecting hypersonic weapons

L3Harris Technologies was awarded a $121 million contract by Missile Defense Agency to manufacture a prototype satellite which can detect hypersonic weapons, the authority revealed on January 14. Under the…

The FCC C-band auction has so far raised almost $81 billion

The C-band auction of 280 megahertz of C-band by the United States Federal Communication Commission has earned almost $81 billion, and it’s not yet over. The assignment process, where firms issued…

Japan is welcoming bids for offshore wind plants close to Chiba and Akita

The government announced plans to receive applications for offshore wind energy plants running in some areas bordering Chiba and Akita. These facilities will pilot the further exploration of offshore wind…

Stephen Hampton shares some information about Telesat, including its contracts and business plans

It is no secret that Telesat has been making headlines frequently for all the right reasons. It has been in the limelight for its upcoming connectivity plans and incredible innovation.…

SLS megarocket of NASA for the moon restarts testing following hiccup of equipment

The great news is on offer because of the postponed testing of the Space Launch System rocket days after the NASA agency ratified two international memoranda of understanding relating to the Artemis moon…

Astronomers Have Spotted the ‘Farthest and Oldest Galaxy Ever Observed

In a new study published in the Nature Astronomy journal, astronomers have observed the GN-z11 galaxy. They think that this is the farthest galaxy to be observed from earth. “From…

From the Wenchang spaceport, China launches the first Long March 8

The first flight of the new medium-lift Long March 8 rocket was successfully carried out by China late on Monday, signaling a tiny step towards rocket reusability by China. At…

The Recipients of the 2020 SpaceNews Awards

In the international space sector, the SpaceNews Awards recognize creativity and innovation. Previous winners include Gen. John “Jay” Raymond of the United States Space Force, Gwynne Shotwell who serves as the Chief…

Astra’ Beyond Ecstatic’ Despite Narrowly Missing Orbit on Second Launch

On December 15, Astra space rocket 3.2 vehicles were launched. This was the second spacecraft to be launched by the company. According to Chris Kemp, Chief executive officer of Astra,…

The season is ripe for the retrieval of samples from space missions.

The Johnson Space Center (JSC) of NASA is finally enjoying its hosting of samples from previous missions to various parts in space. Astromaterials curator of JSC, Francis McCubbin, noted that…