Next SBIRS Missile Warning Satellite Launch Jan. 19 (Learn More – Video)

The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will launch the next Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite on Jan. 19 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The...

Iridium NEXT Launch Begins Era of Space-Based ADS-B Tracking (Video)

Aireon announced on Saturday, the successful launch and deployment of the first ten satellites hosting its space-based automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) system. Part of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation, Aireon's space-based...

Curtiss-Wright Acquires Teletronics Technology Corp

Curtiss-Wright Corporation has completed the acquisition of Teletronics Technology Corporation (TTC) for $233 million in cash. TTC is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-technology data acquisition and comprehensive flight test instrumentation...

Orbital ATK Takes NASA’s Scientific Balloon Program to New Heights

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced a record total of five successful scientific balloon flight launches at this year’s NASA Antarctica Long Duration Balloon Flight...

New NASA Hurricane Tracking Mission on Track (Learn More- Video)

NASA confirmed Friday morning that all eight spacecraft of its latest Earth science mission are in good shape. The Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) will provide scientists with advanced technology to...

Teledyne to Acquire Highly Complementary e2v (Learn More)

Teledyne and e2v technologies have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition to be made by Teledyne for the ordinary share capital of e2v by means of a...

‘God Speed John Glenn’, the Passing of America’s Astronaut (Video)

With our deepest respect and greatest admiration, Muskingum University remembers John H. Glenn, Jr. today. The world knew John Glenn as a pioneering Mercury 7 and space shuttle Discovery astronaut, a four-term United States Senator,...

First Image Released from Harris-Built Imaging from WorldView-4 Satellite

DigitalGlobe has released the initial image from the Harris Corporation high-resolution, multi-spectral imaging system, which is onboard the Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 commercial Earth imaging satellite. The first image, captured on November 26, shows...

$95M Contract Award for New Lab at NASA Langley

A contract to build a laboratory at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, has been awarded to W.M. Jordan Co. in Newport News by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). The...

Lockheed Martin Modernizing GPS Ground Control Sys for USAF (Video)

Lockheed Martin has completed a major upgrade to modernize the current ground control system of the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation. The Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Upgrade #2 (CUP2) project...