News Archive / Tagged: Commercial Space
SpaceX teams up with St Jude & Shift4 to offer free trip to spaceMatt HaskellFebruary 7th, 2021
In a surprise announcement on Monday, February 1, and scheduled to be brought to the masses through a Super Bowl ad, SpaceX has announced the first all civilian mission of their Dragon spacecraft, helmed by billionaire Jared Isaacman, in financial support of St. Jude.
Boeing wins contract award for next generation SATCOM satellitesCullen DesforgesOctober 24th, 2020
In a press release earlier this month, Boeing announced the award of a developmental contract for the next generation communications satellite on behalf of the United States Space Force.
NASA seeking commercial proposals for lunar sample collectionTheresa CrossSeptember 16th, 2020
Over the next four years, NASA will pay for private companies to harvest rocks and soil from the moon, as the agency takes the initial steps to field sustainable lunar exploration.
Space sector stable but still dwarfed by the aviation sector: AIA Vice PresidentTomasz NowakowskiJune 30th, 2017
The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), a trade association representing leading aerospace and defense (A&D) companies in the U.S., has recently published its report entitled “2017 Facts & Figures”, which reveals key numbers about A&D industry’s economic impact. Among other things, the summary highlights the condition of the space systems sector as part of the A&D industry.