On Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at 10:50 pm local time (01:50 UTC on Thursday, April 29), a Vega launch vehicle operated by Arianespace lifted off successfully from the Guiana Space […]
One of the Hubble Space Telescope’s most iconic images is the Hubble Ultra Deep Field, which unveiled myriad galaxies across the universe, stretching back to within a few hundred million years […]
EMCORE Corporation (Nasdaq: EMKR) is now shipping their Optiva OTS-1LNG Next-Gen L-Band fiber optic links featuring extended bandwidth for native S- and C-band from 50 MHz to 6 GHz. These […]
Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract with ESA worth 2.8 million euros for the study, design, manufacture and test of the ATHENA Mirror Assembly Module Demonstrator. ATHENA (Advanced Telescope […]
Mechdyne Corporation is providing a 70 million pixel virtual reality display to the Observatories of the Carnegie Institution for Science in Pasadena, California — the unique, overhead curve of the […]
Dragonfly Aerospace has concluded an agreement with Earth Observing System Data Analytics (EOS DA) — Dragonfly Aerospace will be delivering two of their HR-250 high-performance, multi-spectral imagers to EOS DA. […]
L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) has completed figuring, polishing and coating the primary mirror for NASA’s Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope, formerly known as the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope, bringing the […]
Optical systems used in satellite data relay systems also have to meet additional basic requirements to survive the harsh environment of space.