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'Green Fuel' to be Used by NASA for the First Time
NASA will test the fuel and compatible propulsion system in space for the first time with the Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM), set to launch...
 
The First Rideshare Mission for Spaceflight to Lift Off Later This Month
This mission, also called “Make It Rain” by Rocket Lab as a nod to the weather in Seattle and New Zealand, represents Spaceflight’s first of five...
 
Arianespace Begins Preparations for Flight VA248's Launch of AT&t's T-16 and EUTELSAT 7-C
The Launch Readiness Review (LRR) will take place on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in Kourou to authorize the start of operations for the final countdown.
 
Another Successful SpaceX Launch ... Canada's RADARSAT Constellation from Vandenberg AFB
In addition, the Dragon's stage one plowed back through the fog, accompanied by a sonic boom, and landed securely on SpaceX's Landing...
 
A New Fuel for Satellites Is So Safe It Won't Blow Up Humans
Hydrazine is a volatile fuel that will ruin your day—and perhaps your life—if you’re exposed to it. AFM-315, on the other hand, is less toxic than caffeine,
 
SpaceX Prepares for One of Their Most Challenging Launches for Space & Missile Systems 
among the most challenging launches in SpaceX history with four separate upper-stage engine burns, three separate deployment orbits, a final ... 
 
Virgin Orbit Signs an Agreement with ANA Holdings to Bring LauncherOne Service to Japan
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) charts out a long-term partnership between ANA HD and Virgin Orbit, further strengthening ties...
 
USAF SMC RS Embraces Rapid and Innovative Space Acquisitions
With its Ground and Data Exploitation Team, RS is embracing SMC 2.0 by implementing Agile program management methodology in its...
 
UK Space Agency Unveils Their Ambitious Plans for the New Space Age
There are significant opportunities for the growing UK space sector as commercial space activity increases globally and the United States leads ...
 
China's Success of First Offshore Rocket from a Mobile Launch Platform
The launch site is flexible and falling rocket remains pose less danger. Using civilian ships to launch rockets at sea would lower launch costs and give it a 
 
Arianespace Readies Dual Passengers AT&T T-16 and EUTELSAT-7C for Upcoming Ariane 5 Launch
Both are telecommunications relay platforms for operation by long-time Arianespace customers: AT&T, which provides mobile, broadband, video ...
 
Major Stratollite Tech Accomplishment for World View
This mission moves World View one step closer to scaled commercial operations and productization of the Stratollite and the unique data sets it ...
 
Russia Launches Its Most Powerful Telecom Satellite
Dogged by a string of failures and quality control concerns in 2006-2015, Protons will be phased out and replaced by Angara rockets over the next decade.
 
Forrester Reports: Stratolaunch Launches No Longer...
The Stratolaunch aircraft was designed to fly satellites to a high altitude and then — with the help of a smallish rocket — launch the satellites into orbit...
 
How ISRO Can Help Satellite Launch Startups Tap a Billion-Dollar (and Growing) Market
Commercial satellite launches have emerged as a new business frontier as companies place their own devices in space for imagery, cheap internet and 
 
Maxar's Powerful All-Electric Satellite for Eutelsat Ready at Arianespace 
The satellite is based on Maxar’s 1300-class platform, which offers flexibility to support a broad range of applications and technology...
 
In Orbit ... Gazprom Space Systems' Yamal-601 Satellite Designed and Built by Thales Alenia Space 
They are also proud to have provided the most powerful communications satellite operating in Russian orbital slots, in term of bandwidth.
 
Data Bus Blasted Into Space by Sandia National Laboratories
The rockets also featured several improvements over the previous one launched last year, including new sensors to measure pressure...
 
Forrester Reports: Sea Launch May Move from California to Russia
Sea Launch’s main advantage is that — to date — it has launched its rockets from the Equator at a mid-Pacific location at 154 degrees West...
 
ArianeGroup Completes Tests for Upper Stage Rocket Engines of the Future ... More for Less
the ETID demonstrator validated 14 new components, technological building blocks now available for developing a future upper stage rocket engine.