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.
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.
In a rare acquisition, SpaceX has purchased out of bankruptcy a company that provided components for Dragon spacecraft parachutes. The post SpaceX acquires parachute supplier appeared first on SpaceNews.
A Chinese launch vehicle maker is working on designs for an air-launched rocket for sending small satellites to orbit. The post China is working on a design for a reusable air-launched orbital rocket appeared first on SpaceNews.
The House Science Committee voted on party lines to send a commercial space bill to the full House, although with the possibility of modifications before a vote there. The post House Science Committee advances commercial space bill appeared first on SpaceNews.