MUFON Announces Support of National Defense Authorization Act and Federal Government’s Investigation of Unidentified Aerial Phenomenal

With the Dec. 15, 2021, Senate passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), expected to be signed into law by President Biden, the Department of Defense will be back into UFO investigations in a public way. MUFON executive director David P. MacDonald acknowledged that it “looks as though we’ll have some competition in the investigative arena, and … Read more

GHGSat Confirms Launch of Its Next Three Satellites With SpaceX

GHGSat, the world leader in high-resolution remote sensing of greenhouse gas emissions, is building on its momentum to deploy a constellation of satellites in collaboration with the global technology leader ABB. GHGSat’s next three satellites, GHGSat-C3, C4 and C5, will be launched into orbit in summer 2022 on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket as part of the … Read more

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) Announces $20M Investment in GHGSat to Advance World’s Only High-Resolution Satellite-Based Greenhouse Gas Detection System

GHGSat, the world leader in high-resolution remote sensing of greenhouse gas emissions, announced today that it will receive CA$20 million from Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) to further advance the world’s only satellite-based high-resolution greenhouse gas monitoring system. This funding announcement is directly aligned with the Government of Canada’s and SDTC’s goal to support Canadian … Read more

Canadian Government Supports GHGSat to Provide First High-Resolution Satellite Emissions Data to International Methane Emissions Observatory (IMEO)

Today, at the COP26 climate summit, Stephane Germain, CEO of GHGSat, and the Honourable Steven Guilbeault Minister for Environment and Climate Change Canada, announced that Canada will be contributing the first high-resolution satellite dataset to the International Methane Emissions Observatory (IMEO). IMEO is an independent, international hub for collecting and verifying methane emissions data. The … Read more

Astroengineering Technologies LLC Announces Project to Make Space Travel Cost Equal to a Train Ticket by 2045

The scientist and engineer Anatoli Unitsky, founder of Astroengineering Technologies LLC,  suggests exploring space with the General Planetary Vehicle (GPV) operating on electricity. The project is under development by Unitsky’s team of engineers and could be implemented by 2045. The cost to go into space using GPV would be equal to a train ticket. The GPV will … Read more

Rebel Space Technologies Awarded NASA Cognitive Communication Contract

Rebel Space Technologies has been awarded a NASA Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract for their proposal SpaceWeaver: A Collaborative Smart Network for Space Communications. The proposal leverages Rebel Space’s proprietary Rebel Cognitive Communications & Control software (Rebel-C3) for autonomous network management, in addition to their partner Prewitt Ridge’s VerifAI capability. SpaceWeaver utilizes … Read more

CONTEC Is a Korean Startup That Is Gearing Up to Transform Space Tech

CONTEC, a Korean startup gearing up to transform the space sector, is working towards providing holistic solutions required for downstream data transmitted by satellites. Launched in 2015, the space tech company aims to capitalize on the emerging ‘New Space’ era. The startup is a spin-off company from Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI), offering Space Ground … Read more

First-Ever Satellite Capture of Methane Emissions From Trona Mining

On June 13, 2021, GHGSat has captured the first-ever satellite observation of methane emissions from trona mining activities, with a spatial resolution of ~25m. In a world-first, a GHGSat commercial satellite has detected a methane emission from the trona mining area of Green River Basin, Wyoming – the location of the world’s largest natural deposit.  … Read more

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America’s NEXX Technologies Announces Strategic Partnership With Tipton-Goss

On Monday, Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America’s (MGCA) NEXX Technologies advanced composites business unit announced its strategic partnership with Tipton-Goss, Inc. This partnership will allow NEXX Technologies to leverage Tipton-Goss’ unique high-performance prepreg and film adhesive technologies in the advanced composites, space and aerospace market segments.  With over three decades of advanced composites formulating and manufacturing … Read more