Rocket Lab revealed Thursday that it launched its first satellite in its family of configurable Photon satellites on the recent “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Optical” launch on Aug. 30. The satellite, named “First Light,” is a technology demonstration. Rocket Lab said this milestone marks ...

Kymeta Corporation has raised approximately $85 million in its latest funding round, led by longtime investor Bill Gates, the co-founder and former chairman and CEO of Microsoft [MSFT]. Kymeta’s leadership team personally invested $1 million as well, led by Executive Chairman Doug Hutcheson. ...