Space

WASHINGTON — 3D Glass Solutions, a company developing radiofrequency devices using glass-ceramics, has raised $12 million from investors in the United States and Japan.  Japanese conglomerate Nagase & Company led the round, with participation from Lockheed Martin’s investor arm Lockheed Martin Ventures, Sun Mountain Capital and Murata Manufacturing Co.  Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 3DGS
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Esper: “If confirmed, I want to engage both committees to come up with a right solution.” WASHINGTON — President Trump’s pick for defense secretary Mark Esper told the Senate Armed Services Committee that, if confirmed, he intends to get involved in the Space Force legislative debate. Esper testified in front the committee on Tuesday in
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WASHINGTON — Cable and broadband giant Charter Communications has teamed up with two telecom-sector trade organizations on a pitch to repurpose almost double the amount of C-band spectrum offered in the satellite operator-led C-Band Alliance plan. Charter, ACA Connects and the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) on July 1 filed a counterplan with the U.S. Federal
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WASHINGTON — Northrop Grumman will build two satellites for Space Norway, each equipped with payloads for Inmarsat, the Norwegian Ministry of Defense, and the U.S. Air Force.  Space Norway announced the purchase July 3, having downselected between Northrop Grumman and an unnamed, competing U.S. satellite manufacturer. SpaceX will launch both satellites on a Falcon 9
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TITUSVILLE, Fla. — Development of a European-Russian Mars lander hit a setback when the spacecraft’s parachutes malfunctioned in a recent test, but project officials said they still have time to correct the problem before its launch in a year. In a June 28 statement, the European Space Agency said that two parachutes suffered “unexpected damage”
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