Space

US Space Command and Conquer Feature Premium

Command and conquer: Developing C2 capabilities for space

Recent threats to commercial and military activities in space have prompted the United States and its allies to found new military command structures to provide enhanced command and control in the space domain, as tensions with Russia and China increase

International Space Station News Premium

ESA astronaut: Militarisation of space a concern

The increased militarisation of space is a concern for future international co-operation in the domain, according to a serving European Space Agency astronaut

NASA space debris removal Feature Premium

Space accelerator: The Leo Programme

The UK Space Agency’s Leo programme aims to get space entrepreneurs up and running. Tom Batchelor takes a closer look

Pulsar demonstrates UK-built rocket engine

UK nuclear fusion firm Pulsar Fusion has developed and tested its first launch-capable, high power chemical rocket engine

First Airbus-built Inmarsat-6 satellite shipped to Japan

The first Airbus-built Inmarsat-6, I-6 F1, satellite has been shipped from Airbus
in Toulouse to Tanegashima in Japan ready
for launch

Blue Skies Space releases satellite renderings

Space-science-as-a-service firm Blue Skies Space has released renderings of Twinkle, its independent space science satellite

ANA signs MOU with Virgin

ANA Holdings, owner of ANA All Nippon Airways, is to be the exclusive distributor of Asia’s first air-launch service

Commercial space station project announced

Nanoracks, Voyager Space and Lockheed Martin have announced plans to develop the first-ever free flying commercial space station

Utah academics battle space debris with magnets

A team of academics is using magnets to tackle the increasingly pressing problem of space debris

Scottish space strategy launched

A new strategy to secure a £4bn share of the global space market for the Scottish economy has been published