Naomi Cooper

Rocket Lab’s Eighth Electron Rideshare Mission Set to Launch in August

Rocket Lab aims to deploy another four satellites to orbit as part of its eighth Electron rideshare launch mission scheduled for next month. The mission, dubbed Look Ma, No Hands, will carry a cubesat to be the starting point of a maritime surveillance constellation for UnseenLabs as well as three rideshare payloads for Spaceflight, consisting of BlackSky's Global-4 Earth-imaging satellite and two research satellites for the U.S. Air Force, Rocket Lab said Monday

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Numerica Gets Air Force Satellite Tracking Support Contract

Numerica has been awarded a contract to provide satellite tracking services and space situational awareness data to the U.S. Air Force. The company said Friday it will provide the Air Force Research Laboratory with a data feed of information from a global telescope network to support the service branch's operations and research-and-development efforts in the space domain.

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