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5 Things You Need to Know About Space Investing

Five hundred satellite launches per year. 20,000 satellites in orbit. $1.75 trillion in annual sales.Morgan Stanley's 2017 report on the "Investment Implications of the...

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to...

Wall Street Weekahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks

(Reuters) - The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don’t need to get all defensive just yet,...

Price, contract terms helped Maxar secure Gateway contract

WASHINGTON — An ability to get on contract quickly and a price far lower that other companies were key factors in NASA’s decision to...

Crunch time: Rocket companies in all-out battle for Air Force award

This article originally appeared in the May 20, 2019 issue of SpaceNews magazine. The U.S. Air Force has given United Launch Alliance, SpaceX, Northrop Grumman...

Amazon activates ground station business with first two of 12 stations

WASHINGTON — Some six months after announcing plans to disrupt the satellite ground station business, Amazon has started service at its first two sites....

Congress worries authorities it gave DoD might backfire

This article was first published in the SN Military.Space newsletter. If you would like to get our news and insights for national security space professionals every Tuesday,...

NASA selects Maxar to build first Gateway element

LOS ANGELES — NASA has selected Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of its lunar Gateway, the Power and Propulsion Element (PPE), for...

Op-Ed | Preserving NewSpace innovation while championing M&A in our...

The NewSpace sector is expected to grow from a $350 billion global industry in 2018 to a trillion dollar one by 2040, according to...

Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as...

Blue Origin and ULA subsidiary weigh in on multibillion-dollar SpaceX rocket...

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture and a subsidiary of United Launch Alliance want to intervene in what’s now understood to be...

Schedule woes for GPS 3 ground control system far from over,...

GAO predicts the OCX schedule will continue to slip. Raytheon: “The GAO findings are inaccurate.” WASHINGTON — A troubled ground control system for the...

Google Glass Finds a New Home at the Factory

(Bloomberg) -- Remember Google Glass?The vaunted debut of the company's computerized eyewear six years ago was one of Silicon Valley's more spectacular flops. Deemed...

Jeff Bezos Builds a Moon Ship

Two years ago, Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos -- yeah, the guy who owns Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) -- made NASA a promise: If it wants to...

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including...

10 Top Space Start-Ups You’ve Probably Never Heard of

2019 is "the year for space," says Morgan Stanley. Globally, the nascent space industry is worth about $350 billion in total annual sales, argues...

SpaceX files lawsuit against the federal government — but asks to...

A recovered Falcon 9 rocket booster stands tall next to SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif. (GeekWire Photo / Alan Boyle)SpaceX today filed a lawsuit...

NASA selects 11 companies for lunar lander studies

WASHINGTON — NASA announced May 16 it has selected 11 companies to begin studies and initial prototype development of portions of lunar landers the...

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a “down...

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending under goal of...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a “down...

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending under goal of...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a “down...

Defective fuel tube caused September F-35 crash in South Carolina: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A failed fuel tube caused the first crash of an F-35 jet in September of last year, U.S. government investigators said...