Tag: satellite

  • Virgin Orbit Has Another Successful Launch

    Mojave-based space launch provider Virgin Orbit successfully launched a new batch of satellites into space, using its unique rocket-launched-from-a-747 system. Virgin Orbit said it launched 7 customer satellites on its mission on Thursday, using its La…

  • ICEYE Launches Satellite Into Space

    Irvine-based ICEYE, which develops synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellites, says it has launched two new satellites into orbit. According to ICEYE, the satellites were launched on the the recent SpaceX Transporter-3 smallsat rideshare mission. ICEYE …

  • Viasat Wins Contracts With US Navy

    Carlsbad-based satellite communications services provider Viasat says it received two new contracts wih the U.S. Navy this morning. According to Viasat, the contracts came from the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM), to provide Wi-Fi, voice, and TV…

  • Esri Links With Microsoft On Satellite Imaging

    Redland-based geographcial information systems (GIS) software developer Esri and Microsoft have linked together on managing satellite imaging processing and analysis, according to the two. According to the two, Esri’s ArcGIS Image will provide processi…

  • Rocket Lab Shows Off Neutron Rocket

    Long Beach-based rocket developer Rocket Lab showed off details of its new Neutron Rocket on Thursday, saying its new, larger is designed to put up as much as 15,000 kilograms to low earth orbit. The company said that, in reusable mode, the rocket will…

  • Rocket Lab Acquires Advanced Solutions

    Long Beach-based space launch provider Rocket Lab said on Tuesday that it has acquired Advanced Solutions, Inc., a Colorado-based aerospace engineering which provides space software, mission simulation and test systems. According to Rocket Lab, it is p…

  • Landsat 9 Satellite Launch Scheduled For Today At Vandenberg

    A launch of an Atlas V rocket at Vandenberg Air Force Base is scheduled for today, to take a new Landsat satellite into space for NASA, according to NASA. The launch is currently targeted at 11:11am from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Space Force…

  • Phase Four Wins US Space Force Contract

    El Segundo-based space thruster developer Phase Four says it has won a U.S. Space Force contract, as a result of its participation at the SpaceWERX Pitch Day. According to the company, the contract calls for the company to use a US air force developed …

  • Rocket Lab Hits The Nasdaq

    Long Beach-based Rocket Lab is the region’s newest, public company, after completing a deal with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) this morning. The company–which rang the Nasdaq opening bell this morning–merged with Vector Acquisition Cor…

  • Rocket Lab Expecting To Be Public By Wednesday

    Long beach-based Rocket Lab is expecting to be a public company by Wednesday, thanks to a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) merger with Vector Acquisition Corporation, the two said this morning. According to the two, Rocket Lab will be renamed…