Current Satellite News
October 11th, 2016
ULA's WorldView-4's Saga... Fire Damaged Equipment Causes Another Launch Delay
The launch of WorldView-4 has been plagued with catastrophes—one after the other.
Terra Bella & Spaceflight Industries Sign The Big Bird To Launch Small Imaging Satellites
Spaceflight’s 2017 SSO-A dedicated rideshare mission at near capacity with spacecraft from 10 countries
EUTELSAT Says To Airbus Defence and Space & Orbital ATK, "Build Our Video Satellite, EUTELSAT 5 West B"
The trust and confidence is in Airbus Defence and Space as well as Orbital ATK who have been selected as a partnership by Eutelsat to construct their latest video satellite...
Orbital ATK's To Do List... Task Delineation In Building EUTELSAT 5 West B Satellite
"...With Airbus Defence and Space providing the payload and Orbital ATK using our flight-proven bus design, we are confident the team will deliver a high-quality broadcast satellite.”
Schiaparelli Is Red Planet Ready... Commands Uploaded To Touchdown On Mars
This week, the commands that will govern the Schiaparelli lander’s descent and touchdown on Mars were uploaded to ESA’s ExoMars spacecraft, enroute to the Red Planet.
Blue Origin... How A Tortoise Won The Race Of A Lifetime, And Lives To Enjoy Retirement
The company moved along for 15 years before sending its first suborbital rocket ship to outer space and back successfully nearly a year ago.
Salute To... Royal Military College Of Canada No More Missing Flights With CanX-7 Satellite
This means no more flights would go missing even if a plane is taken down by severe weather or even captured by terrorists.
Finger On The Pulse... China To Launch First X-Ray Pulsar Navigation Satellite
The system, which will rely on a pulsar signal database and is set to exceed current ground-based space navigation systems in timing and accuracy...