CCSDS Mission Operations

Sceye HAPS Ascend to Stratosphere Using Renewable Energy Sources

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Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 12:04am

Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced that it reached the stratosphere on June 14, 2022 with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.

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  • Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced that it reached the stratosphere on June 14, 2022 with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.
  • Sceyes HAPS launched at 6:55 AM MDT from the companys hangar at the Roswell International Airport.
  • Todays test flight holds extraordinary potential for stratospheric discovery, said Sceye founder and CEO, Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen.
  • By maintaining position in the stratosphere for extended periods of time, we can begin realizing the promises of the stratosphere for life on Earth.

Sceye HAPS Ascend to Stratosphere Using Renewable Energy Sources

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 3:51pm

Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced today that it reached the stratosphere with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.

Key Points: 
  • Sceye, a manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced today that it reached the stratosphere with the aim of demonstrating the ability to stay over an area of operation for months at a time using renewable energy sources.
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    Sceyes HAPS launched at 6:55 AM MDT from the companys hangar at the Roswell International Airport.
  • Todays test flight holds extraordinary potential for stratospheric discovery, said Sceye founder and CEO, Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen.
  • By maintaining position in the stratosphere for extended periods of time, we can begin realizing the promises of the stratosphere for life on Earth.

Axiom Space Selects Box to Power Cloud Content Management

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Wednesday, June 1, 2022 - 1:00pm

Box, Inc. (NYSE: BOX), the leading Content Cloud, today announced that Axiom Space, the leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, selected Box to power secure collaboration and content management across its workforce and drive new ways to work in the cloud.

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  • Box, Inc. (NYSE: BOX), the leading Content Cloud, today announced that Axiom Space, the leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, selected Box to power secure collaboration and content management across its workforce and drive new ways to work in the cloud.
  • We are thrilled to support Axiom in its mission to build the first commercial space station in our solar system.
  • With todays announcement, Axiom Space joins leading global organizations that have adopted Boxs Content Cloud to power new ways of working.
  • Box (NYSE:BOX) is the leading Content Cloud, a single platform that empowers organizations to manage the entire content lifecycle, work securely from anywhere, and integrate across best-of-breed apps.

Sidus Space Selects L3Harris Mission Critical Operations Center Software for LizzieSatTM Constellation

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Thursday, May 26, 2022 - 2:00pm

It is designed to support a fleet of satellites, treating each satellite and ground station as its own mission.

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  • It is designed to support a fleet of satellites, treating each satellite and ground station as its own mission.
  • OnTime is modular space mission planning software framework designed to plan, simulate and track mission success from inception to execution with user-specified levels of detail and plug and play capability with external tools.
  • Sidus Space has a mission of Bringing Space Down to Earth and a vision of enabling space flight heritage status for new technologies while delivering data and predictive analytics to domestic and global customers.
  • More than just a Satellite-as-a-Service provider, Sidus Space is a trusted Mission Partnerfrom concept to Low Earth Orbit and beyond.

Blue Canyon Technologies Expands Into GEO With Its First CubeSat

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Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 4:50pm

Blue Canyon provided the 12U CubeSat bus, avionics, flight software, Guidance Navigation and Control actuators and sensors, batteries, solar panels, solar array drives, two propulsion systems, and RF communication hardware.

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  • Blue Canyon provided the 12U CubeSat bus, avionics, flight software, Guidance Navigation and Control actuators and sensors, batteries, solar panels, solar array drives, two propulsion systems, and RF communication hardware.
  • At the companys manufacturing facility in Boulder, Colorado, Blue Canyon recently converted the available office space to house its full CubeSat product line.
  • Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, offers a diverse portfolio of innovative, reliable and affordable spacecraft that enable a broad range of missions and technological advancements.
  • For the latest news on Blue Canyon Technologies and for other company information, please visit www.bluecanyontech.com .

Xplore reaches agreement to acquire Major Tom® cloud-based mission operation software and Kubos flight software

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Monday, April 4, 2022 - 7:00pm

REDMOND, Wash., April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Xplore Inc., a commercial space company providing Space as a Service®, today announced it has acquired the assets of Kubos Corporation and its Major Tom® mission and flight control software platform for satellites. Major Tom enables mission operations for more than a dozen satellites currently on orbit for commercial and government customers. In a seamless transition to Xplore, key Kubos employees joined the Xplore team and will expand Xplore's offerings to include cloud-based mission operation software.

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  • Major Tom enables mission operations for more than a dozen satellites currently on orbit for commercial and government customers.
  • In a seamless transition to Xplore, key Kubos employees joined the Xplore team and will expand Xplore's offerings to include cloud-based mission operation software.
  • Major Tom is a scalable platform with powerful satellite mission operations and planning tools.
  • Kubos and Major Tom fit Xplore's mission to provide customers with low cost, high capability solutions.

Sceye Tests Automated Ascent and Reaches the Stratosphere Again

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Saturday, March 12, 2022 - 9:00pm

Sceye, a material science company and manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced today that it reached the stratosphere again; this time using a new automated ascent software.

Key Points: 
  • Sceye, a material science company and manufacturer of High-Altitude Platform Stations (HAPS), announced today that it reached the stratosphere again; this time using a new automated ascent software.
  • Todays launch tested a newly developed software capability that increases the reliability of the HAPS during its most critical phases of flightthe launch and ascent.
  • With every successful test flight were getting closer to providing broadband and earth observation from the stratosphere, said Sceye CEO and Founder, Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen.
  • Sceye is a material science company founded in 2014 to unleash the possibilities in the stratosphere by uplifting and connecting all people, and protecting our planet.

LaunchTech provides scholarships for twelve underrepresented girls from Western New York and North and Central Alabama to attend Space Camp

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Monday, January 24, 2022 - 9:10pm

"Buffalo, NY was the birthplace of LaunchTech, and in 2021 we opened a new location in Rocket City--Huntsville, Alabama. I wanted to bridge the gap and continue our support of STEM initiatives. With Service being one of our company's core values, we couldn't think of a better way to empower our future engineers, astronauts, and technologists," said Venus Quates, President, and CEO of LaunchTech.

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  • Launching Scholars is an initiative that stands to provide access to opportunities and scholarships for girls 15-18 who are interested in Technology, Aviation, and Aerospace.
  • With a deadline of January 26, 2022, the flagship scholarship will provide twelve girls from Western, NY, and North and Central Alabama with the opportunity to attend Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama.
  • For those traveling from Western New York, the initiative will also cover airfare and accommodations for the Scholar and one parent or guardian.
  • "Buffalo, NY was the birthplace of LaunchTech, and in 2021 we opened a new location in Rocket City--Huntsville, Alabama.

Blue Canyon Technologies Celebrates 1st Anniversary with Raytheon Intelligence & Space

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Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

Small satellite manufacturer and mission services provider Blue Canyon Technologies LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, celebrates its first anniversary with Raytheon Intelligence & Space, one of the four RTX businesses, which specializes in developing advanced sensors, cyber and software solutions.

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  • Small satellite manufacturer and mission services provider Blue Canyon Technologies LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies, celebrates its first anniversary with Raytheon Intelligence & Space, one of the four RTX businesses, which specializes in developing advanced sensors, cyber and software solutions.
  • Coupled with our existing capabilities, Blue Canyon Technologies allows us to provide end-to-end space mission solutions to our customers, said Paul Meyer, vice president, Space & C2 Systems, Raytheon Intelligence & Space.
  • Raytheon Intelligence & Space delivers the disruptive technologies our customers need to succeed in any domain, against any challenge.
  • Raytheon Intelligence & Space is one of four businesses that form Raytheon Technologies Corporation.

LinQuest Wins Prime Contractor Positions on Multi-Billion-Dollar FEDSIM ASTRO Contract

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Monday, November 22, 2021 - 3:20pm

LinQuest Corporation , a leader in space systems technology and electronic warfare solutions for U.S. defense and intelligence communities, has won prime positions on the General Services Administration (GSA) multiple-award ASTRO indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for Department of Defense (DoD) clients.

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  • LinQuest Corporation , a leader in space systems technology and electronic warfare solutions for U.S. defense and intelligence communities, has won prime positions on the General Services Administration (GSA) multiple-award ASTRO indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for Department of Defense (DoD) clients.
  • With a broad scope of DoD applications, a ten-year ordering period, and no ceiling value, ASTRO has a potential value in the multiple billions.
  • This new contract is administered through GSAs Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM) and focuses on providing technology, products, solutions, and capabilities to the DoD across land, sea, air, and space.
  • "Winning all six of these competitive ASTRO pools is a testament to LinQuest's exceptional performance as a prime contractor on large, critical DoD programs, said Dr. Ellen Wesel, Business Development Director at LinQuest and ASTRO Program Manager.