Category: Space

Lockheed Martin Launches First Smart Satellite Enabling Space Mesh Networking

A new era of space-based computing is now being tested in-orbit that will enable artificial intelligence, data analytics, cloud networking and advanced satellite communications in a robust new software-defined architecture. Continue reading “Lockheed Martin Launches First Smart Satellite Enabling Space Mesh Networking”

ESA, European Defence Agency (EDA) to Jointly Explore AI, Drone Projects

Space-based services have fast become essential to Europe’s safety and security. In 2017, a previous European Space Agency – European Defence Agency Implementing Agreement demonstrated the use of space-based assets to respond to threats from toxic and hazardous materials, announced in a press release today. Continue reading “ESA, European Defence Agency (EDA) to Jointly Explore AI, Drone Projects”

U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Developing Space Solar Power Beaming

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (ARFL) is developing space-based solar power transmission capability using high-efficiency solar cells to collect the sun’s energy, convert it to radio frequency, and beam it to earth. Continue reading “U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Developing Space Solar Power Beaming”

Raytheon Developing Payload for a More Resilient Missile Warning System

To give military commanders that early warning ability, Lockheed Martin turned to Raytheon as one of two contractors selected to design the payload for its Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared, or Next Gen OPIR, Block 0 resilient missile warning satellite. Continue reading “Raytheon Developing Payload for a More Resilient Missile Warning System”

Indra Announces Development of Space Surveillance Radar

Indra has developed a radar for the Spanish surveillance and space monitoring system S3T will offer the country the ability to protect satellites and space assets from unintentional threats, such as spatial debris, and deliberate, such as enemy missiles or satellites.
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BAE Systems’ new software-defined radio assembly makes space missions more flexible

BAE Systems today unveils its new general software-defined radio assembly for high-reliability commercial and Department of Defense space applications.

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Raytheon Developing Payload For a More Resilient Missile Warning System

To give military commanders that early warning ability, Lockheed Martin turned to Raytheon as one of two contractors selected to design the payload for its Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared, or Next Gen OPIR, Block 0 resilient missile warning satellite. 

Continue reading “Raytheon Developing Payload For a More Resilient Missile Warning System”

Space Acquisitions: U.S DOD Faces Significant Challenges as it Seeks to Address Threats and Accelerate Space Programs

The United States Department of Defence is simultaneously undertaking new major acquisitions to replenish its missile warning, protected communications, navigation, and weather satellites.

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