Commercial Space

Dec 25, 2023
NASA believes it can leverage commercial service industries for deep-space exploration.
Dec 22, 2023
An orbital propellant depot and fueling service are keys to the Starship lunar lander architecture.
Dec 22, 2023
Major events in aerospace and defense during 2023.
Dec 21, 2023
In 2024, India and Boeing aim for low Earth orbit, while NASA eyes an excursion around the Moon.
Dec 21, 2023
A year of successes and failures, 2023 saw first flights of SpaceX’s Starship, the last of Arianespace Ariane 5, a responsive space launch and more.
Jan 02, 2024
Rocket Lab has received a $489 million contract to design, build and operate 18 space vehicles on behalf of an undisclosed U.S. government customer.
Dec 22, 2023
It is time for the world to invest more spending in space situational awareness, according to the former president of the Portuguese Space Agency.
Dec 19, 2023
After a 15-month hiatus to address a booster nozzle issue that caused its last launch to fail, Blue Origin’s New Shepard vehicle returned to suborbital space.
Dec 18, 2023
The PE owners of legacy space-based services provider Maxar have divested their RF business that Maxar had acquired just 11 months earlier.
Dec 18, 2023
The UK Space Agency says it has taken on board criticism over the slow pace of licensing and the high cost of insurance associated with space launches.
Dec 18, 2023
The SaxaVord Spaceport in the Shetland Islands, Scotland, has been awarded the first-ever UK Civil Aviation Authority license for a vertical-launch site.
Dec 14, 2023
Amazon’s two Project Kuiper prototype satellites have transmitted 100 gigabits per second of data using laser communications equipment.
Dec 13, 2023
Dawn Aerospace has run a full-duration, bipropellant ground test of its Mk-II Aurora spaceplane’s rocket engine.