Rocket Lab USA Inc. will launch the first U.S. mission for its Electron rocket from a launch pad on NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Accomack County during a 13-day window
Will build, support and operate National Space Defense Architecture
Fairfax-based General Dynamics Missions Systems and McLean-based Iridium Communications Inc. have received a $324 million contract to build and provide network operations and support for the National Defense Space Architecture.
Kay Sears is general manager of Boeing Defense, Space and Security
McLean-based satellite network operator Iridium Communications Inc. announced that Boeing executive Kay Sears has been elected to its board of directors. “We are fortunate to have such an accomplished executive
Early Bird launch backup will be in National Air and Space Museum
McLean-based satellite operator Intelsat Corp. has donated the launch backup of the first commercial communications satellite in geosynchronous orbit to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. The company donated
Satellite company will expand to develop a satellite communications system
McLean-based satellite telecommunications company SpaceLink Corp. will create 41 jobs by expanding in Fairfax County, allowing it to develop a satellite communications system that will provide data relay services, Gov.
Purchase of exactEarth set to close by early 2022
Vienna-based space-focused data and analytics company Spire Global Inc. has entered into a $161.2 million deal to purchase exactEarth Ltd., a Canadian maritime data provider, the two companies announced Tuesday.
Satellite telecom company is building space relay network
Satellite telecommunications company SpaceLink, a subsidiary of Australian aerospace and defense contractor Electro Optic Systems, has established its headquarters in Tysons. SpaceLink is building a space relay network of satellites
Tysons-based Omnispace proposes global 5G satellite constellation
Tysons-based satellite telecommunications company Omnispace LLC has entered into a strategic alliance with Lockheed Martin Corp. to explore jointly developing a space-based 5G global network. “Omnispace is fully committed to
Transaction values company at $1.1B
Herndon- and Seattle-based global monitoring company BlackSky announced Thursday it will go public following its acquisition by Osprey Technology Acquisition Corp., a transaction that values the combined company at $1.1
Intelsat Corp. creditors approve restructuring
McLean-based satellite operator Intelsat Corp. announced Friday it has the support of creditors to financially restructure under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which would decrease the company’s debt from nearly $15 billion