NASA-funded researchers have been granted permission to apply for access to China's Chang'e-5 lunar samples in an exception to a prohibition on bilateral activities. The post NASA researchers get permission to apply for China’s moon samples appeared first on SpaceNews.
Infinity Avionics is working with the University of New South Wales Canberra Space and Australian startup Nominal Systems to develop technology to autonomously detect space objects. The post Australian startup develops dual-headed space camera appeared first on SpaceNews.
American Airlines announced plans Nov. 30 to equip nearly 500 regional jets with multi-orbit Wi-Fi connectivity from Intelsat over two years starting in early 2024. The post Intelsat to bring multi-orbit Wi-Fi to regional American Airlines jets appeared first on SpaceNews.
Rocket propulsion startup Ursa Major announced Nov. 30 it has raised $138 million in Series D and D-1 funding rounds. The post Ursa Major closes $138 million Series D and D-1 financings appeared first on SpaceNews.
Intelsat is producing a new flat panel antenna that enables moving vehicles to use broadband services from the company’s geostationary satellites and from SpaceX’s Starlink network The post Intelsat steps up partnership with SpaceX in multi-orbit antenna appeared first on SpaceNews.
Amini has raised $4 million toward launching its first satellite in early 2025 to improve Africa-focused environmental information, the Kenya-based climate data startup said Nov. 30. The post Amini raises $4 million for Africa-focused environmental constellation appeared first on SpaceNews.
A Shanghai government initiative aims to foster a space industry chain including a range of satellites, launch vehicles and related applications and infrastructure. The post Shanghai to foster commercial space ecosystem appeared first on SpaceNews.
The head of NASA’s space technology directorate warned an advisory group of a “significant impact” to some programs if the Senate version of an appropriations bill for 2024 becomes law. The post NASA warns of “very problematic” space technology budget cuts appeared first on SpaceNews.
Air Force announces FY24 Experienced Aviator Retention Incentive, Rated Officer Retention Demonstration Programs
ARLINGTON, Va. (AFNS) -- The Air Force recently announced the opening of two Regular Air Force FY24 Aviation Bonus programs – the FY24 Experienced Aviator Retention Incentive, formerly known as the Aviation Bonus, and the FY24 Demonstration Bonus. Eligible active-duty aviators have until Aug. 1, 2024, to apply for EARI and the FY24 Demonstration Bonus; [...]
With the successful completion of a core stage hot-fire test, the European Space Agency says it now expects the first launch of the Ariane 6 to take place in the middle of 2024. The post ESA sets mid-2024 date for first Ariane 6 launch appeared first on SpaceNews.