Umbra, Capella Space and GHGSat are among the seven companies that will provide NASA with commercial satellite imagery, part of an acquisition program that has a maximum potential value of $476 millio
In this issue of Max Q: Intuitive Machines enters the public market; Silicon Valley goes to war; news from Transcelestial, Umbra and more.
Hello and welcome back to Max Q. There is SO much news this week, so let's dive in. In this issue: Astroforge's asteroid mining ambitions, Boeing's Starliner comes home, and more
A massive contract from the National Reconnaissance Office will put billions in the pockets of new and established Earth observation companies BlackSky and Planet, and the more generalist Maxar. The &
The idea of satellites and other spacecraft being able to refuel, repair or even add new capabilities while in orbit has generally seemed like a “nice in theory” one, but as leaders from M
One of the problems with putting a satellite in orbit is that once you do, it’s pretty much out of your hands. If anything goes wrong, or it runs out of fuel, that’s all she wrote. Fortuna
NASA has awarded Maxar an estimated $142 million contract to demonstrate in-orbit spacecraft refueling and assembly of new components using a custom robotic platform in space.
2019 was a packed year for commercial space and space startups, but 2020 isn’t likely to see any kind of slowdown. In fact, it’s going to get a lot busier in a few key ways that could have
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