INTRIGUING IMAGE OF THE WEEK
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS & TRENDS
- Seeing Titan with Infrared Eyes
Saturn’s moon Titan is enveloped in a thick atmosphere, but through the infrared eyes of the international Cassini mission, the moon’s myriad surface features are revealed in this global mosaic.
- Successful Launch of Formation-Flying Microsatellite Constellation
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) announced the successful launch of three formation-flying microsatellites built by SFL under contract to Deep Space Industries for HawkEye 360 Inc.
- NASA Sends CubeSats to Space on First Dedicated Launch with U.S. Partner Rocket Lab
A series of new CubeSats now are in space, conducting a variety of scientific investigations and technology demonstrations, following launch on Dec. 16, 2018, of Rocket Lab’s first mission for NASA under a Venture Class Launch Services (VCLS) contract.
- SkySat Satellites Receive First Images
SkySats 14 and 15 were launched on Dec. 3, 2018, from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Spaceflight’s first Sun Synchronous dedicated rideshare mission aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9.