More Commercial Space News
53.4K views | +56 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Chuck Black
onto More Commercial Space News
Scoop.it!

COM DEV Selected to Design the Next Generation of Satellite Payload for Global Search and Rescue

Chuck Black's insight:
CAMBRIDGE, ON – March 4, 2013: COM DEV International Ltd, a leading manufacturer of space hardware subsystems, announced that it has won a contract to begin work on the development of an advanced satellite payload that will be used in the next generation of the global search and rescue system known as Cospas-Sarsat...
more...
Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 5, 2013 12:29 PM
Poster sur:    TOUT SUR FACEBOOK AVEC PHILIPPE TREBAUL SUR SCOOP.IT  TOUT SUR Pinterest AVEC PHILIPPE TREBAUL SUR SCOOP.IT  TOUS DE GOOGLE PLUS AVEC PHILIPPE TREBAUL SUR SCOOP.IT  Architecture et Urbanisme - Construction Grands Projets de Paris et IDF  REJOIGNEZ-NOUS ET SCOOP.IT Suivez-moi sur SCOOP.IT  MONSTER.FR AVEC PHILIPPE TREBAUL  OPTIMISEUR PRÉSENCE SUR SA LIÉ DANS LA VIA SCOOP.IT ET PHILIPPE TREBAUL  Personal Branding et réseaux professionnels  Philippe TREBAUL sur SCOOP.IT - @ TREBAULPhilippe - MAJORS DE LA FILIERE BTP - WWW. COPTOS.COM  Quel Grand Paris?  Référencement et d'optimisation RANKING  START-UP et Réseaux sociaux - RÉSEAUX START-UP ET SOCIAL - @ TREBAULPhilippe  START-UP ET PROFESSIONNELS Réseaux sociaux - démarrage et réseaux sociaux professionnels - @ TREBAULPhilippe  SOLUTIONS D'IMPRESSION TECHNOLOGIQUES  WEB POUR IMPRIMER AVEC Coptos - www.coptos.com - 01 41 17 40 40 - ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX   
COM DEV choisi pour concevoir la prochaine génération de charge utile du satellite de Global Search and Rescue.


COM DEV Selected to Design the Next Generation of Satellite Payload for Global Search and Rescue via @acuriousguy http://sco.lt/...

More Commercial Space News
A supplement to the Commercial Space Blog (http://acuriousguy.blogspot.com)
Curated by Chuck Black
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

How Colorado kindergartners helped launch 50-foot-tall sports rocket

How Colorado kindergartners helped launch 50-foot-tall sports rocket | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

Fifteen teams of K-12 students worked on the launch of the world’s largest high-powered sports rocket last week...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

SKYLON Spaceplane inches closer to orbit thanks to 3D printed injector

SKYLON Spaceplane inches closer to orbit thanks to 3D printed injector | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

As previously reported on 3D Printing Industry, the Reaction Engines Ltd. SKYLON Spaceplane is an innovative new aircraft designed in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA). 


The SKYLON houses one exciting feature on its aircraft: a SABRE rocket engine with a 3D printed injector. After multiple tests and long duration burns, the exciting engines have proven capability of smoothly transitioning from air-breathing mode (in which the engine acts as a typical jet engine, taking in atmospheric air as a source of oxygen to burn with fuel in the rocket combustion chamber) to rocket mode (in which the engine is above the atmosphere and transitions to using stored liquid oxygen) while in flight...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Prof. Ram Jakhu reappointed to Space Council of World Economic Forum | Faculty of Law - McGill University

Prof. Ram Jakhu reappointed to Space Council of World Economic Forum | Faculty of Law - McGill University | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce that Professor Ram Jakhu, currently serving as Director of the Institute of Air and Space Law (IASL), has been reappointed, for a rare fourth consecutive term, to the Global Agenda Council on Space of the World Economic Forum (WEF). 

In his letter to Professor Jakhu, Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the WEF, expressed that Professor Jakhu's ”leadership would be instrumental in helping this council to develop pertinent insights and collaboratively shape solutions to improve the state of the world."
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

DIY Space Suits - 99% Invisible

DIY Space Suits - 99% Invisible | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

Cameron Smith is building a space suit in his apartment. 


He’s not an astronaut. He’s not even an engineer. Cameron Smith is an archaeologist–on faculty in the anthropology department at Portland State University in Oregon. But Cameron is an explorer by nature. He’s been diving in Puget Sound, survived arctic winters in Iceland and Alaska..

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

The Russian Plan To Spin Off a New Space Station From the ISS

The Russian Plan To Spin Off a New Space Station From the ISS | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

The end of the International Space Station may not be the end after all...​​

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Machines may replace humans on future space missions

Machines may replace humans on future space missions | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

ESA astronaut Roberto Vittori launched a paper led by the University of Surrey on space robotics and autonomous systems, which says robots will replace humans on space missions...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

The Commercial Space Blog: Space Angels Venture Capitalists Bullish on the Space Suit Market

The Commercial Space Blog: Space Angels Venture Capitalists Bullish on the Space Suit Market | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it
The Space Angels Network (SAN), a venture capital group which funds various space companies, has released a report predicting increased demand for spacesuits over the coming decades...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Communitech gets $1.2 million in new funding partnership for start-ups and high-growth companies

Communitech gets $1.2 million in new funding partnership for start-ups and high-growth companies | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

Communitech is getting $1.2 million in new funding that will provide support for startups and high-growth companies...

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Chuck Black from The NewSpace Daily
Scoop.it!

Under Pressure: Spacesuit Market - Space Angels

Under Pressure: Spacesuit Market - Space Angels | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

Space Angels Network continually endeavors to understand new market opportunities for investment. Our position, at the forefront of early-stage space investing, gives us a unique vantage point from which to assess nascent markets. And this knowledge provides our investor members with the insights they need to make informed investment decisions in this dynamic industry.

With the proliferation of new in-space destinations coming online (Bigelow BA330, Axiom, ROS, Tiangong, cis-lunar, lunar surface, Mars surface) and new crewed launch vehicles (SpaceX Dragon, Boeing Starliner, Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo, Blue Origin New Shepard), we are at an inflection point for human spaceflight. Therefore, we believe the market for spacesuits is growing and could present an attractive opportunity for investment.


Via Stratocumulus
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Chuck Black from New Space
Scoop.it!

SpaceX seeks approval for two additional landing pads on Space Coast

SpaceX seeks approval for two additional landing pads on Space Coast | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

SpaceX seeking approval for two more landing pads on its complex on Florida's Space Coast


Via Allen Taylor
more...
Allen Taylor's curator insight, July 20, 10:51 AM
In preparation for the first launch of Falcon Heavy, SpaceX requests permission to land three spent first stages at once at Cape Canaveral.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

SSL receives  $20.7Mln USD contract to provide robotic arms to DARPA for satellite servicing

SSL receives  $20.7Mln USD contract to provide robotic arms to DARPA for satellite servicing | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it
Pasadena, CA - Space Systems Loral (SSL) a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced it has received $20.7 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to design and build robotic arm flight hardware for the first phase of the agency’s Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) program. 

SSL is receiving the funds through MDA US Systems, a division of MDA managed by SSL, and is working with the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), which is the prime contractor managing the program...
Chuck Black's insight:
SSL is a subsidiary of BC based MacDonald Dettwiler, the makers of the iconic Canadarm...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Astronaut Eileen Collins Calls for US Space Leadership at GOP Convention

Astronaut Eileen Collins Calls for US Space Leadership at GOP Convention | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

The first woman ever to command a space shuttle mission lamented a perceived lack of leadership in the United States' space program tonight (July 20) during a speech at the Republican National Convention.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Dearth Of Dedicated Smallsat Launchers Challenges Fledgling Industry

Dearth Of Dedicated Smallsat Launchers Challenges Fledgling Industry | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

The U.S. is trying to keep smallsat, cubesat and nanosat operators viable as they wait for domestic launch-service providers to field dedicated rides to space...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Boeing Mentors Small Business During Commercial Crew Development

Boeing Mentors Small Business During Commercial Crew Development | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

Boeing has announced a new mentor-protégée program with one if its subcontractors working on the next capsule that will send U.S. astronauts to space. 


Bastion Technologies works with Boeing by manufacturing training mock-ups of the next crewed spacecraft, the CST-100 or Starliner. Bastion is a small business based out of Houston, Texas, that worked with Boeing in the past on computer aided modeling...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

APT and Chinese partners plan global mobile broadband network - SpaceNews.com

APT and Chinese partners plan global mobile broadband network - SpaceNews.com | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

Satellite fleet operator APT Satellite Holdings of Hong Kong has created a joint venture with mainland Chinese institutions to launch a global mobile broadband satellite network aimed principally at the aeronautical and maritime markets...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

CSA's astronaut recruitment campaign -- Help get the word out!

CSA's astronaut recruitment campaign -- Help get the word out! | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is currently accepting applications for the next class of astronauts for Canada's space program. 

Applications are being accepted until August 15, and the CSA expects to announce selected candidates in Summer 2017. This next class of Canadian astronaut candidates will start their training at NASA in August 2017. 

 The CSA has asked AIAC and members of the aerospace community for help with promoting this campaign to our audiences and networks...
Chuck Black's insight:
The AIAC is reminding the federal government that they are attempting to lobby, not just for aerospace industry, but for the space industry as well...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Canada’s high-tech bigger than thought, report finds | Toronto Star

Canada’s high-tech bigger than thought, report finds | Toronto Star | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it
New report says tech sector represents a much larger part of Canadian economy, exceeding even finance and insurance
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Tiny satellites signal new era in Canadian spaceflight

Tiny satellites signal new era in Canadian spaceflight | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

The student-led Alberta project demonstrates how space programs in Canada can get bigger by going smaller...

Chuck Black's insight:
Looks like two Canadian university built satellites have signed up to fly on an unmanned Orbital Sciences capsule when it ferries supplies to the space station in late December as part of the larger Europe-based QB50 program...

For more on QB50, check out https://www.qb50.eu/
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

ASL acquisition of Arianespace gets green light

ASL acquisition of Arianespace gets green light | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it
One of the biggest takeovers in the European space industry has been approved. On July 20, the European Commission (EC) informed it has cleared the way for the acquisition of Arianespace by Airbus Safran Launchers (ASL), after both companies agreed to conditions imposed by the European Union’s executive body...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Australian Researchers Explore the Superconductive Properties of 3D Printed Parts

Australian Researchers Explore the Superconductive Properties of 3D Printed Parts | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it
One year ago, we covered the scientifically progressive plans of University of British Columbia quantum materials researcher Jennifer Hoffman, who has been optimistically working towards quantum 3D printing, which would essentially enable the 3D printing of objects on the atomic scale.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Satellite sector mulls how to live with FCC's 5G decision - SpaceNews.com

Satellite sector mulls how to live with FCC's 5G decision - SpaceNews.com | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

The U.S. regulatory decision that denied protected status to satellite systems that have been investing in Ka-band spectrum, and cast doubt about the viability for satellite systems of other slices radio spectrum, has been met with a curiously muted response by the satellite sector...

Chuck Black's insight:
A US decision directly relevant to some of the Canadian and international plans as outlined in the May 3rd, 2016 post, "OneWeb Goes to Gatineau."


more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Podcast: Commercializing the Space Station

Podcast: Commercializing the Space Station | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

NASA and other governments may have an end date for the International Space Station, but private companies are creating their own for commercial purposes...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

Sorry, Eileen Collins: Here’s why America is already great in space

Sorry, Eileen Collins: Here’s why America is already great in space | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

The former Shuttle commander bemoans NASA's woes while ignoring a vibrant private industry...

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Chuck Black
Scoop.it!

MacDonald Dettwiler Q2 2016 conference call will be held on July 28th, 2016

MacDonald Dettwiler Q2 2016 conference call will be held on July 28th, 2016 | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it
Richmond, BC - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, plans to release its second quarter 2016 financial results at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET) on Thursday, July 28, 2016. 

MDA President and CEO Howard Lance, and Executive Vice President and CFO Anil Wirasekara, will host an earnings conference call the same day, reviewing the second quarter results, followed by a question and answer session. The call is scheduled to begin promptly at 2:30 p.m. PT (5:30 p.m. ET)...
Chuck Black's insight:
New CEO Howard Lance will be on his first earnings call...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Chuck Black from The NewSpace Daily
Scoop.it!

Republican platform endorses commercial space partnerships | SpaceNews.com

Republican platform endorses commercial space partnerships | SpaceNews.com | More Commercial Space News | Scoop.it

WASHINGTON — The new platform of the Republican Party includes language supporting the use of public-private partnerships to develop space capabilities, an approach that has been used by administrations of both major political parties.

The platform, formally approved by delegates at the Republican party convention July 18 in Cleveland, also features language supporting “unfettered access” to space and increasing the number of scientific missions.

The 54-page document includes two paragraphs about space in a section about technology policy nearly one page long. One paragraph focuses on the use of public-private partnerships.


Via Stratocumulus
more...
No comment yet.