Space

SSTL secures ESA InCubed funding

Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has secured European Space Agency InCubed programme financial and technical support

Emirati interplanetary mission announced

The UAE Space Agency has announced a new Emirati interplanetary mission, designed to accelerate the national space capabilities

Inclusivity in space: ESA’s Parastronaut Project

The European Space Agency has called for would-be astronauts whose physical disabilities would previously selection previously, reports Mark Broadbent

UK space launch elements coming together

Space systems provider Moog will complete the development of its first Small Launch Orbital Manoeuvring Vehicle later in 2021

New USSF space access capability launched

Northrop Grumman has launched the Tactically Responsive Launch-2 payload into orbit for the US Space Force using the company’s Pegasus XL rocket

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UK Space Command targets IOC in 2022

Less than two months after being officially formed, the UK’s nascent Space Command is looking to establish an initial operating capability by Q1 next year, with the establishment of an HQ at RAF High Wycombe likely the first step in the process

Airbus nets space-based communications contracts from UK MOD

Airbus has been awarded a series of contracts during Q1 2021 from the UK MOD both as part of its programme of upgrading services for the Skynet 5 military satcom capability and continued work with the MOD’s Defence Digital organisation

ATCA Annual Day 5 – WTF 2020?

ATCA got it right this year. This industry tends to discuss the same topics repeatedly until it feels safe branching out. 2020 was a year of branching out. The traditional ATM topics ranked low on the agenda. New topics such as drones, supersonic travel, commercial space and innovative technologies. Technologies in support of Cybersecurity, AI and machine learning to highlight key discussions. Well done ATCA.

ATCA Annual is in full swing

ATCA Annual is now underway, although in a substantially different format, 100% virtual. ATM is covering the show and will bring you coverage of any news and highlights from the general and educational sessions.

US military officials open up about sixth X-37B mission

Air Force Secretary, Barbara M Barrett, and US Space Force (USSF) Gen John W Raymond opened up about the sixth mission of Boeing’s X-37B reusable space plane – a platform that has been shrouded in secrecy since its first launch.