US space industry ‘tactically strong’ but lacks long-term investment, study finds – Breaking Defense Breaking Defense

WASHINGTON: The space industrial base is “tactically strong” with high levels of capital investment and innovation, but “strategically shallow” in that a lack of funding from US government agencies, including the Defense Department, puts sustainment of the current boom in question, according to a new study sponsored by the Pentagon’s Defense Innovation Unit. “While the … Read more

Canada: CSA engineer detained. Allegations for acting on behalf of a Chinese company

According to investigations from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Wanping Zheng, a Chinese engineer who was involved in the work of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) several years ago, used the situation and opportunities to unauthorized negotiation of contracts on behalf of the Chinese aerospace company. His interest was mainly related to installations for … Read more

Half-year association of Lithuania with ESA. Sectoral companies visiting Poland [Space24 TV]

On Thursday, November 25, 2021 in Warsaw, the first multilateral meeting of the space sector companies from Poland and Lithuania was held, organized by the local Association of Space Industry Employers in cooperation with the Visoriai technology park from Vilnius (Visorių Informacinių Technologijų Parkas), as well as with the involvement of the Ministry of Development … Read more

Media: Israeli government will block Hungarian takeover of the national satellite company

Citing high representatives of the Israeli Ministry of Defense, journalists, among others such logs as Haaretz and Times of Israel wrote about state reservations regarding the finalized acquisition of Spacecom Satellite Communications Ltd. by the Hungarian entity 4iG. As they indicated, the fact that the Hungarian counterparty obtains a majority stake in the satellite operator … Read more

A meeting in the “Women’s Galaxy” series. An incentive to pursue a career in science and technology

The meetings of the Galaxy of Women series are intended to encourage people to choose sciences, study engineering and plan careers in high-tech industries, especially in the space sector. Three experts invited to the meeting will refer to issues related to following passion, perseverance in pursuing a goal, as well as criteria for choosing a … Read more

December announcement of a new Polish-German space mission

The conference, organized in the “Delta” building of the Wrocław Technology Park, is an open event open to anyone interested in the space sector. During the meeting, a project of a satellite space mission will be presented, the aim of which will be to test technologies related to optics and self-diagnosis of satellites in space … Read more

From Poland for European satellites and rockets. Miniature GNSS receiver “ready to fly”

The orbital vehicle navigation system allows for precise determination of its relative position in the outer space and precise monitoring of the flight trajectory. GMV together with Polish partners, including The Space Research Center is developing a GNSS receiver with two applications: for light launch rockets and for micro- and nanosatellites. The device is compatible … Read more

The Arab “city at sea” construction plan. From the space technology center

The new urban development project, announced by Saudi Arabia as part of the development plan for the NEOM future region, envisages the creation of a one-of-a-kind “city at sea”. The idea called OXAGON is endorsed by the successor to the Saudi throne, Prince Mohammed bin Salman. As quoted by The National News, it is the … Read more

Australia, Oman, Virgin Orbit. New and continued threads of SatRevolution collaboration

In the Australian field of study, the Wrocław company SatRevolution concluded an agreement with Neumann Space, directly related to the recently established initiative The Australian Space Manufacturing Network (ASMN). Under the agreement, SatRevolution will provide the CubeSat 6U satellite platform, with Neumann Space’s involvement in the construction of a nanosatellite propulsion matched to it. This … Read more

New Cheaper Spacecraft Fuel Now Being Tested! Here’s How It Can Enhance the Space Industry

A new cheaper spacecraft fuel is now in development. Experts claimed that this new power source could change the rising space industry, especially since various agencies and independent companies are active in out-of-this-world missions. (Photo : Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base carrying the SAOCOM 1A and … Read more