Space

New Zealand and US sign space deal

The New Zealand and United States governments have signed a framework agreement that they hope will drive further opportunities in space and enable closer collaboration with NASA

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Interview: Melissa Thorpe, Spaceport Cornwall

As the CEO of Spaceport Cornwall, Melissa Thorpe talks to Mark Broadbent about the facility’s work and ambitious long-term plans

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James Webb Space Telescope tech update

The James Webb Space Telescope is about to start unlocking the secrets of the universe. Mark Broadbent hears from NASA project participant Lee Feinberg

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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

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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

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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