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AMC Premises Enter Fit-out Contracts, HKATG Satellite Mass Production Is On the Way

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Tuesday, August 9, 2022 - 4:02am

HKATG is the first company in Hong Kong settles in AMC.

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  • HKATG is the first company in Hong Kong settles in AMC.
  • The Satellite Manufacturing Center, and the Satellite Operation Control and Application Center located at the 2/F and 8/F AMC Premises, respectively, cover an area of 180,000 square feet, and the fitting-out works have been officially commenced.
  • HKATG will develop a satellite manufacturing production line integrating assembly, integrated testing, and satellites testing, and support the multi-task and multi-user satellite measurement and operation control center, which can provide users with a one-stop service from satellite production to operation and maintenance management, thereby promoting thecomprehensive development of HKATG.
  • After the satellite manufacturing production line is completed, the Group aims to produce 30 to 60 satellites per year, and the production capacity will reach 150 satellites per year in terms of full production.

Astroport Space Technologies Awarded Second NASA Technology Research Contract for Lunar Construction

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 11:46pm

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Astroport Space Technologies, Inc. has been awarded its second NASA Phase 1 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contract for the construction of landing pads on the Moon.

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  • SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Astroport Space Technologies, Inc. has been awarded its second NASA Phase 1 Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contract for the construction of landing pads on the Moon.
  • The project will build on Astroport's previous Phase 1 STTR-21 work on regolith melting technologies and robotic bricklaying system for lunar infrastructure construction.
  • Astroport's Founder/CEO and Space Architect, Sam Ximenes said, "we are pleased that NASA continues to place confidence in our team's ability to define and develop technologies and processes for lunar infrastructure construction.
  • About Astroport:Astroport Space Technologies Inc. is a space construction and materials manufacturing company turning planetary resources into durable feedstock for autonomous construction of lunar surface infrastructure.

“The Ahab Inside Me”—A High-Seas Blues Opera Sails into Augusta September 2, 3, and 4

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 8:47pm

It is presented by The Forty Hour Club Productions.

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  • It is presented by The Forty Hour Club Productions.
  • The work draws inspiration from Ahabs obsessive pursuit of the White Whale depicted in Herman Melvilles Moby Dick.
  • Performers will include community members of all ages from the theater and recovery communities, as well as professional actors, singers and musicians from Maine, New York City, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.
  • The production is being staged in recognition and celebration of National Recovery Month, an annual observance to draw attention to substance use disorder and treatment.

NASA Announces New CubeSat Launch Initiative Partnership Opportunities

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 6:09pm

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has announced a new round of opportunities through the agency's CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI) for CubeSat developers, including educational institutions, to conduct scientific investigations and technology demonstrations in space and contribute to the agency's exploration goals.

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  • WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA has announced a new round of opportunities through the agency's CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI) for CubeSat developers, including educational institutions, to conduct scientific investigations and technology demonstrations in space and contribute to the agency's exploration goals.
  • NASA anticipates making selectionsby March 17, 2023,for flight opportunities in 2024-2027, although selection does not guarantee a launch opportunity.
  • Designs that includerestrictive orbit requirements may limit launch opportunities and lead to later-than-desired launch dates.
  • For more information about NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative, visit:
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Global Tactical Communication Market to Surpass $161 Billion by 2031 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 4:32pm

The global tactical communication market is valued at $13.1 billion in 2021 and will grow at a CAGR of 3.68% to reach a value of $18.8 billion by 2031.

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  • The global tactical communication market is valued at $13.1 billion in 2021 and will grow at a CAGR of 3.68% to reach a value of $18.8 billion by 2031.
  • The cumulative market for global tactical communication is anticipated to value $161.1 billion over the forecast period.
  • The European market will follow the North America market and is projected to account for 28.3% of the global tactical communication market over the forecast period.
  • Platform-based tactical communication is expected to be the largest segment of the overall tactical communication market over the forecast period.

SpaceLink Signs Cooperative R&D Agreement with U.S. Army

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:07pm

Under the agreement, the organizations will work together to explore alternative space communications pathways that ensure resiliency and reduce sensor-to-shooter latency.

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  • Under the agreement, the organizations will work together to explore alternative space communications pathways that ensure resiliency and reduce sensor-to-shooter latency.
  • SpaceLink provides secure, continuous, high-bandwidth communications between spacecraft and U.S. Earth Stations or tactically deployed ground terminals.
  • The collaborative research and simulations will provide a baseline of interoperability between Government systems and the SpaceLink network.
  • The cooperative agreement will help SpaceLink better understand the U.S. Army concept of operations and adjust its technology roadmap to meet customer needs.

A2Z Drone Delivery's New RDS2 Delivers Any Box Up to 22 Pounds

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- A2Z Drone Delivery, Inc, developer of commercial drone delivery solutions, is launching its second generation Rapid Delivery System (RDS). The RDS2 automated delivery winch eliminates the need for specialty cargo boxes, and is capable of delivering any payload up to 10 kg/22 pounds, making it the highest payload capacity delivery winch on the market. A2Z Drone Delivery is also rolling out a new integrated cargo drone, the RDST, offering service providers an off-the-shelf drone delivery system for last mile deliveries. While the RDST features an integrated RDS2, the standalone Rapid Delivery System can also be installed on an array of popular enterprise delivery UAVs.

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  • A2Z Drone Delivery is also rolling out a new integrated cargo drone, the RDST, offering service providers an off-the-shelf drone delivery system for last mile deliveries.
  • With the release of the new RDS2 and RDST, A2Z Drone Delivery is expanding its lineup of drone delivery hardware focused on its core mission of creating systems that address consumer-protection concerns with burgeoning residential drone deliveries.
  • The all new A2Z Drone Delivery RDS2 Rapid Delivery System and the ready-to-fly RDST integrated cargo drone can be purchased through the company website.
  • For more details on the unique A2Z Drone Delivery system, please visit https://www.a2zdronedelivery.com/
    With its patented delivery system, A2Z Drone Delivery, Inc. is developing innovative solutions to enable safe, accurate and low-noise drone deliveries.

Sierra Space to Present at Jefferies Industrial Conference

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

Sierra Space , a leading commercial space company at the forefront of creating and building the future of space transportation and infrastructure for low-Earth orbit (LEO) commercialization, announced today that the company will present at Jefferies Industrial Conference on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.

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  • Sierra Space , a leading commercial space company at the forefront of creating and building the future of space transportation and infrastructure for low-Earth orbit (LEO) commercialization, announced today that the company will present at Jefferies Industrial Conference on Tuesday, August 9, 2022.
  • Sierra Space ( www.sierraspace.com ) is a leading commercial space company at the forefront of innovation and the commercialization of space.
  • Sierra Space is building platforms in space to benefit life on Earth.
  • With more than 30 years and 500 missions of space flight heritage, Sierra Space is enabling the future of space transportation with Dream Chaser, the worlds only winged commercial spaceplane.

Spaceflight Inc. and SAB Partner to Fly Sherpa OTVs on Arianespace Vega Missions

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

(SAB LS) to fly its Sherpa orbital transfer vehicles (OTVs) on Arianespace Vega missions.

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  • (SAB LS) to fly its Sherpa orbital transfer vehicles (OTVs) on Arianespace Vega missions.
  • The agreement extends Spaceflight launch capacity on European missions managed by Arianespace for Spaceflights OTV-based services on launches starting as soon as next year.
  • Were excited to build on our already strong relationship with SAB and expand the Spaceflight portfolio of launch partners to include Vega for our family of Sherpa vehicles.
  • Italy-based SAB is part of SAB Group and provides launch services on European launchers, including Vega and Vega C multi-payload missions.

Spaceflight Inc. Prepares Propulsive Sherpa OTV to Launch on Upcoming Starlink Mission

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Monday, August 8, 2022 - 2:00pm

Spaceflight Inc. , the leading global launch services provider, today announced it shipped the fully integrated Sherpa-LTC orbital transfer vehicle (OTV) and customer payload to Cape Canaveral to launch aboard an upcoming Starlink mission scheduled for next month.

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  • Spaceflight Inc. , the leading global launch services provider, today announced it shipped the fully integrated Sherpa-LTC orbital transfer vehicle (OTV) and customer payload to Cape Canaveral to launch aboard an upcoming Starlink mission scheduled for next month.
  • Sherpa-LTC is the fourth iteration of Spaceflights Sherpa OTV program and will be its fifth vehicle to launch.
  • Its next notable OTV mission will take place in mid-2023, launching Spaceflights Sherpa-ES, a bipropellant, high delta-V OTV, aboard the much-anticipated lunar slingshot mission, GEO Pathfinder.
  • As the premier global launch services provider, Spaceflight is revolutionizing the business of space transportation through its comprehensive suite of launch services and Sherpa orbital transfer vehicles.