Space Industry Analysis

Jul 26, 2021
A nonprofit organization is uniting industry and academia to protect on-orbit assets.
Jul 23, 2021
Unity-22 and New Shepard-16 open a new chapter in human spaceflight.
Jul 23, 2021
Pioneering aviator was evaluated for spaceflight in the 1960s.
Jul 21, 2021
The role of the "S" in the acronym of the Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command is evolving as Space Force expands.
Jul 15, 2021
Flight test paves a path toward commercial passenger service.
Jul 15, 2021
U.S. Navy can use KC-46 tankers; Space nuclear-propulsion concepts chosen; Germany’s space command; and India’s 10th P-8.
Jul 26, 2021
With nearly $1.8 million in private donations, a pair of Harvard University scientists has unveiled a project to use civilian science observatories and instruments to scout for unidentified aerial phenomena in Earth’s skies and beyond.
Jul 26, 2021
Fresh off Blue Origin’s first human spaceflight, founder Jeff Bezos is offering to cut his company’s fee for a human lunar landing demonstration mission dramatically and add—at company expense—an orbital flight test.
Jul 26, 2021
Russia’s near two-decade-old Pirs docking compartment and airlock left the International Space Station (ISS) in the grasp of the Progress MS-16 cargo capsule early July 26.
Jul 22, 2021
The same day Blue Origin made its first human spaceflight, sending four passengers into suborbital space, the Federal Aviation Administration issued new FAA Commercial Space Astronaut Wings eligibility requirements.
Jul 22, 2021
Ad Astra Rocket Co. has reached another milestone in its long-running quest to develop an electric propulsion capability to hasten the human exploration of Mars and other space activities.
Jul 21, 2021
Russia has successfully launched a new module for the International Space Station (ISS), lofting the 20-ton Nauka multipurpose scientific lab atop a Proton-M heavy launcher at 5:58 p.m. Moscow time (10:58 a.m. EDT) July 21 from Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan.
Jul 21, 2021
NASA’s Mars Perseverance rover is preparing to acquire its first sample of surface material.
Jul 21, 2021
German aerospace center DLR plans to develop a full-scale flight test version of an advanced, lightweight hybrid rocket engine following successful ground runs of a prototype at its Trauen site near Hamburg.