In-Space Missions Limited announces acquisition by BAE Systems

In-Space Missions has announced that it will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of BAE Systems with immediate effect. In-Space Missions was founded in 2015 and is based in Hampshire with more than 30 employees. It designs, builds and operates bespoke physical and digital customer space missions, providing a service to customers…

The MILO Institute and Lockheed Martin sign deal that sees AeroSpace Cornwall deliver the UK’s first-ever MILO Ambassador programme

Space exploration has demonstrated the ability to inspire people across socio-economic and geo-political boundaries to pursue learning and engage in entrepreneurial activities with economic impact. Making aerospace travel and delivery services affordable is an essential aspect of the modern-day aerospace industry. MILO’s mission is to make space exploration affordable, accessible…

Up to £375,000 available for space science projects

Companies and research organisations are invited to apply for funding to develop technologies that could support the next generation of space science missions. The joint funding call, which opens today from the UK Space Agency and Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), will facilitate and encourage collaboration between industry and…

£600,000 to ignite regional space growth

The UK Space Agency is inviting local development bodies to bid for funding of up to £100,000 to help put space at the heart of local economies. The £600,000 Regional Space Development fund, launched today, aims to accelerate the development of a thriving, resilient and well-connected space ecosystem across the…

Inmarsat takes another leap forward with ELERA

Inmarsat ELERA will be a catalyst for the next wave of world-changing technologies and is ideally suited for the Internet of Things and the billions of devices that are being connected every year Inmarsat ELERA builds on the company’s global leadership in L-band satellite services with breakthrough technologies that will…

Inmarsat unveils the communications network of the future

Today, Inmarsat unveiled plans for ORCHESTRA, the communications network of the future. In the largest ever transformation of its current world-class services, Inmarsat ORCHESTRA will bring together existing geosynchronous (GEO) satellites with low earth orbit satellites (LEO) and terrestrial 5G into an integrated, high-performance solution. Whether for a ship in…

Astroscale advances On-Orbit Servicing Technologies with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and the Government of Japan

Astroscale Holdings Inc. (“Astroscale”), the market leader in satellite servicing and long-term orbital sustainability across all orbits, today announced Astroscale Japan Inc. (“Astroscale Japan”) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (“Mitsubishi Heavy Industries”) to cooperate on active debris removal and other projects for improving space…

£1.2 million fund will help UK make space safer

UK companies and research organisations can bid for funding to develop technologies or data processing capabilities to reduce the risks of collisions in space. One of the biggest challenges facing the space sector is orbital congestion and space debris. There are currently around 3,000 working satellites in orbit, and an…

Teledyne launches interactive Space showcase

Teledyne has launched an interactive and online showcase to connect the space capabilities of Teledyne businesses across the UK. For many years, Teledyne businesses in the UK have contributed critical technologies to the world’s interplanetary programs, from deep space missions to the latest Mars explorations, from the development of payload…

New funding from UK Space Agency will kickstart space technology projects

Government grants worth up to £15,000 each will help UK companies get their ideas for space-based technologies or research off the ground. The call for Grants for Exploratory Ideas, part of the National Space Technology Programme aims to fund short, three-month long projects that support innovative space technology activities, encourage…

Connectivity Solutions for Governments and Border Security

Intelsat recently hosted a virtual event in partnership with Wide Conferences & Exhibits to discuss the challenges of border security for European, Middle Eastern and North African nations. We were joined by government representatives and industry experts who shared insights, technical challenges and trends, as well as space-based solutions that…