Commercial Space

Aug 24, 2022
The last person to walk on the Moon reflects on the geopolitical importance of a new era of human spaceflight.
Aug 23, 2022
The Artemis I flight test of NASA’s superheavy-lift rocket and Orion capsule sets the stage for crewed missions.
Aug 19, 2022
The Defense Department wants to host Space Experiment Review Board payloads on off-the-shelf smallsats.
Aug 15, 2022
Russia's ban on exporting RD-181 engines to U.S. spurs change.
Jul 28, 2022
Industry consolidation in space comms heats up, with Eutelsat capturing OneWeb as Viasat closes in on Inmarsat.
Sep 28, 2022
Over the past two weeks, SpaceX has started selling two “high performance” user terminals.
Sep 23, 2022
After the U.S. Treasury announced exemptions to new sanctions, Elon Musk said SpaceX is “activating Starlink” internet in Iran.
Sep 22, 2022
Axiom Space plans to train and fly two Saudi astronauts on a flight to the International Space Station as early as next year.
Sep 21, 2022
Dawn Aerospace plans to start test flights of its rocket-powered spaceplane technology demonstrator before year-end.
Sep 20, 2022
Brian Binnie, who clinched the $10 million Ansari XPrize for the Paul Allen-Scaled Composites team that built the SpaceShipOne reusable suborbital spacecraft, has died, his family announced on Sept. 18.
Sep 16, 2022
SpaceWERX awarded startup ThinkOrbital a Small Business Technology Transfer contract to study how the company’s autonomous robotic arm assembly and electron beam welding system might be used for in-space service assembly and manufacturing.
Sep 15, 2022
The FAA has awarded Raytheon Intelligence & Space an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract with a ceiling of $375 million over 10 years to upgrade the Wide Area Augmentation System space-based precision navigation system.
Sep 15, 2022
The goal of having a European constellation enter into service in late 2024 appears ambitious at best.