News & Events

Benchmark In the News

October 1, 2020

Powering The Smallsat Rideshare Boom

August 4, 2020

Benchmark to provide propulsion for Spaceflight’s Sherpa-NG

August 5, 2020

Benchmark Space Systems Integrating Tesseract Space IPs For Non-Toxic Propulsion Systems

July 28, 2020

Benchmark’s Smallsat Propulsion Workshop A Success

In early July, the Benchmark team produced a 2.5 hour workshop entitled “Propulsion Systems 101 Interactive Workshop – A guide to selecting the right propulsion technology for your Small Satellite mission.” In the firm’s opinion, this workshop was a great success. The company wanted to share some highlights and lessons learned for others wanting to build a learning experience for the community during COVID.
April 30, 2020

Benchmark Space Systems Thruster Now Integrated into the BSS1 Demo Smallsat

April 23, 2020

Benchmark Space Systems to offer propulsion systems in the Orbital Transports space catalog

January 12, 2020

Study of industry capabilities could reshape national security investments

January 6, 2020

Firefly Aerospace Preps for Debut Flight of Its Alpha Rocket in April

October 25, 2019


August 15, 2019

Senator Patrick Leahy Tours Vermont Company Creating Satellite Propulsion Systems

Industry News

April 16, 2020

Op-ed | The FCC’s space safety order: we all need to mitigate collision risk

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March 5, 2020

Op-ed | Proliferated LEO is risky but necessary

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January 29, 2020

Potential satellite collision shows need for active debris removal

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January 15, 2020

Orbital debris mitigation guidelines still useful, if complied with

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December 30, 2019

Iridium would pay to deorbit its 30 defunct satellites — for the right price

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December 19, 2019

SpaceX gets OK to re-space Starlink orbits

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December 17, 2019

Spending bill highlights ongoing debate on Commerce Department’s role in space traffic management

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December 9, 2019

U.S. government updates orbital debris mitigation guidelines

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October 31, 2019

Space Debris and Mt. Everest

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September 3, 2019

Can satellite megaconstellations be responsible users of space?

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SpEC General Members Meeting

October 19, 2020
October 20, 2020

About the Event

This General Membership Meeting (GMM) is free to SpEC members, government, and military attendees. Focused on delivering value to the attendees, this meeting will provide a forum for gaining insight into soon-to-be released solicitations, promoting idea exchange, membership training and enhancing networking opportunities. While this annual capstone event is normally held in-person in the Los Angeles area, SpEC’s 2020 GMM will be a fully virtual event in order to ensure the safety and well being of all attendees. Government and military personnel are welcome to attend and participate in all events.

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SpaceCom 2020

October 19, 2020
October 29, 2020

SpaceCom Conference & Exposition is the unrivaled global space event designed for those serious about the immediate and long-term opportunities of space commercialization.

We are dedicated to accelerating the global business of space. Join us for SpaceCom 2020 online providing eight days of unprecedented innovation, superior thought-leadership, and forward-thinking strategies all for FREE.

Top business leaders, investors, government agencies, engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs unite to share strategic solutions, navigate challenges, boost intelligence, create partnerships, and collaborate as a worldwide force.  

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Global Satellite Servicing Forum

October 28, 2020
October 29, 2020
Here is what you’ll experience at the 2020 Global Satellite Servicing Forum:
  • International Government representatives will discuss their visions for the future of satellite servicing on return to the moon and beyond
  • Participants will learn about and influence industry trends from CONFERS members who have launched OOS missions
  • Participants will get a sense of the industry landscape and how things are trending
  • Participants will discover how their technology might benefit future satellite servicing requirements
  • International government research sponsors will discuss the challenges they’re facing so they can see if those challenges map to company solutions
  • Participants will take deep dives into business, technical or policy aspects of satellite servicing through concurrent breakout sessions

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