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UK National Space Strategy – Analysis

At the end of September this year, the British government published the long-awaited National Space Strategy. The document of several dozen pages is called the first such comprehensive set of assumptions for the use of UK space assets in the areas of defense, science and technology and international relations (including… Read More »UK National Space Strategy – Analysis

Will DoD reveal a new space weapon?

According to reports from the Breaking Defense website, spread by successive news agencies in the U.S. and around the world, the U.S. Department of Defense may soon reveal possession of a hitherto unknown system for combating artificial objects in outer space. Underlying the speculation are alleged off-the-record assurances from anonymous… Read More »Will DoD reveal a new space weapon?

South Korea’s space think tank – Korea Space Policy Research Center

South Korea’s science ministry announced Tuesday, July 20, that it will establish a special think tank oriented entirely on issues related to space policy and the broader development of space technology for national use. The think tank is expected to provide the Seoul government with expert support in organizing national… Read More »South Korea’s space think tank – Korea Space Policy Research Center

Masten Space Systems won a contract from the US Air Force to develop lunar positioning service.

Masten Space Systems, a developer of lunar landers, announced that it has been awarded a Phase II contract to develop a lunar positioning and navigation network through the U.S. Air Force’s AFWERX program. Masten Space Systems is an American space venture company founded in 2004 by rocket engineer David Masten,… Read More »Masten Space Systems won a contract from the US Air Force to develop lunar positioning service.

Planet leverages SPAC to go public

Planet Labs Inc., a pioneer in Earth observation satellite constellations, announced on July 7 that it has entered into an acquisition and business combination agreement with dMY Technology Group, Inc.  dMY Technology Group, Inc. which is already listed on the New York Stock Exchange, will acquire Planet and the two… Read More »Planet leverages SPAC to go public

North Korean hackers gained access to sensitive rocket data from its neighbour

Hackers at Pyongyang’s service have gained access to sensitive technical data on South Korea’s recently unveiled space rocket, the first entirely developed with the resources from the country’s industry (Korea Space Launch Vehicle-II, also known as Nuri), the Seoul government’s intelligence service has revealed. The perpetrators infiltrated the data communications… Read More »North Korean hackers gained access to sensitive rocket data from its neighbour

Satellogic uses SPAC to go public

Satellogic, a satellite venture company headquartered in Uruguay, announced on July 6 that it has entered into an acquisition and integration agreement with CF Acquisition Corp.  CF Acquisition Corp. which is already listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange, will acquire Satellogic and the two companies will merge, with Satellogic expected… Read More »Satellogic uses SPAC to go public