Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Telesat Establish the C-Band Alliance (CBA), a Consortium to Facilitate Clearing of U.S. Mid-band Spectrum for 5G While Protecting U.S. Content Distribution and Data Networks

Photo caption: C-band Alliance - from left Daniel Goldberg (Telesat) - Steve Collar (SES) - Stephen Spengler (Intelsat) - Rodolphe Belmer (Eutelsat) (Photo: Business Wire) • The CBA will enable a breakthrough market-based approach to managing and funding spectrum clearing in a way that protects incumbent users and their content distribution and data networks in Read More

ULA Selects Blue Origin Advanced Booster Engine for Vulcan Centaur Rocket System

United Launch Alliance Building Rocket of the Future with Industry-Leading Strategic Partnerships   United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) next-generation rocket - the Vulcan Centaur - is making strong progress in development and is on track for its initial flight in mid-2020. The Vulcan Centaur rocket design leverages the proven success of the Delta IV and Atlas Read More

Radar warns of debris in space

At the International Astronautical Congress Fraunhofer FHR shows how An increasingly dense cloud of space junk is orbiting Earth and endangering telecommunications, navigation and many other satellite-dependent functions.   There is no orbital garbage collection. Radar systems can detect these particles and their trajectory, then warn satellite operators of any impending collision.   Fraunhofer FHR Read More

United Launch Alliance Selects NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as the Future Home of the Last Delta II Rocket

United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced today that the last Delta II rocket will join a lineup of historic rockets in the Rocket Garden on display at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Cape Canaveral, Fla. “The Delta II rocket has been a venerable workhorse for NASA and civilian scientists, the U.S. military, and commercial Read More