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Hungary to spend $100 million on private astronaut mission to ISS

The Hungarian government plans to spend $100 million to send an astronaut to the International Space Station in two years through a deal with Axiom Space. The post Hungary to spend $100 million on private astronaut mission to ISS appeared first on SpaceNews.

Hungary to spend $100 million on private astronaut mission to ISS2022-11-23T13:07:56-07:00

France, Germany and Italy sign agreement on launch vehicle development

An agreement among three European countries could help secure near-term funding for launch vehicle development but have a bigger effect in the long term on how future projects are financed. The post France, Germany and Italy sign agreement on launch vehicle development appeared first on SpaceNews.

France, Germany and Italy sign agreement on launch vehicle development2022-11-23T13:07:57-07:00

Viasat wins $325 million U.S. Special Operations Command contract

The U.S. Special Operations Command awarded Viasat a $325 million contract to provide communications equipment and networking services over the next five years. The post Viasat wins $325 million U.S. Special Operations Command contract appeared first on SpaceNews.

Viasat wins $325 million U.S. Special Operations Command contract2022-11-23T13:07:58-07:00

The not-quite-tangible reality of Virtual Ground Stations

The satellite communications industry could be just years away from being able to run modems and other ground station hardware in the cloud, although many technical challenges remain to be solved. The post The not-quite-tangible reality of Virtual Ground Stations appeared first on SpaceNews.

The not-quite-tangible reality of Virtual Ground Stations2022-11-22T13:07:47-07:00

Europe looks to commercialize lunar exploration efforts

The European Space Agency is looking to create a more sustainable path for space, starting with growing commercial partnerships in lunar exploration. The post Europe looks to commercialize lunar exploration efforts appeared first on SpaceNews.

Europe looks to commercialize lunar exploration efforts2022-11-22T13:07:49-07:00

ESA leadership optimistic about funding as ministerial begins

As European ministers gather to allocate funding for European Space Agency programs for the next three years, agency leadership is optimistic about winning support for its priorities. The post ESA leadership optimistic about funding as ministerial begins appeared first on SpaceNews.

ESA leadership optimistic about funding as ministerial begins2022-11-22T13:07:49-07:00

Space Force to recompete contract for integration of rideshare payloads

The Space Force is researching industry interest in the follow-on to the $94 million Launch Manifest Systems Integration contract that Parsons Corp. won in 2019 The post Space Force to recompete contract for integration of rideshare payloads appeared first on SpaceNews.

Space Force to recompete contract for integration of rideshare payloads2022-11-21T13:07:45-07:00

The next and most profound industrial revolution in human history is underway in Low Earth Orbit

Riding on the shoulders of the Apollo generation and bound for the moon, the Artemis missions will pave the way for humans to further explore the lunar surface The post The next and most profound industrial revolution in human history is underway in Low Earth Orbit appeared first on SpaceNews.

The next and most profound industrial revolution in human history is underway in Low Earth Orbit2022-11-21T13:07:45-07:00