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European Space Agency—Georges Lemaître Is Locked + Loaded (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] ESA’s fifth Automated Transfer Vehicle is now scheduled for launch to the International Space Station at 23:44 GMT on July 29 (01:44 CEST 30 July) on an...
 
Ball Aerospace + United Launch Alliance—Students To Have A Blast (Off) (Launches)
[SatNews] More than 100 students of all ages will put their rockets and payloads on display high above the plains of Pueblo, Colorado, during the seventh annual Student Rocket...
 
SCRUBBED: U.S. Strategic Command + ULA... Set To Send Up Twins + Space Surveillance Network Sensor (Launch)
[SatNews] ...it wasn't the weather that prohibited today's scheduled launch, it was...
 
Russia—Progress M-24M Heading Out For ISS (Launch)
[SatNews] Russia’s Soyuz space carrier with Progress M-24M freighter blasted off to the International Space Station (ISS) from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan early...
 
Arianespace Sets The Date For The Big Bang Mission (Launch)
[SatNews] This fifth and final European ATV – designated Georges Lemaître after the Belgian physicist and father of the Big Bang theory...
 
United Launch Alliance (ULA) + Air Force Space Command—ANGELS To Be Carried Aloft Via Dual GSSAPs (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] All work is progressing on schedule toward the United Launch Alliance (ULA) launch of the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-4's launch, set to lift off on July 23rd at...
 
Raytheon—France Takes First, U.S. Takes Second, UK Third, In Student Rocket Competition (STEM)
[SatNews] The U.S. student rocketry team, sponsored by Raytheon Company, captured second place in the 2014 International Rocketry Challenge in...
 
Russia—Oko-1 Early Warning Satellite Replacement Expected By Q4 (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] According to the Kommersant newspaper, "product 14F142" is on the launch schedule by Russia for...
 
Arianespace—ATV 5, AKA “Georges Lemaître”... Is A No Go (Launch)
[SatNews] The launch of ATV 5 “Georges Lemaître” has been...
 
45th Space Wing Supports Launch Of ORBCOMM's "X-Factor" OG2 Satellites (Launch)
[SatNews] ...the next generation of satellites have advanced communication technologies and are significantly larger with an "X Factor" that makes them even more powerful, efficient and cutting edge.
 
Senate Could Hand SpaceX A Monopoly In Military Satellite Launches (Forbes)
[SatNews] Forcing ULA out of the market would have incredibly destructive consequences for the whole military space program. 
 
Surrey Satellite Technology + U.S.A.F.'s Program HoPS Into Action For A Win-Win (Hosted Payloads + Military)
[SatNews] “Hosted payloads take advantage of unused spacecraft capacity on faster-paced commercial programs to provide a win–win for all stakeholders. .."
 
Arianespace—Fairing Fitted For The Lemaître ATV (Launch Preparations)
SatNews] The Ariane 5 that will carry Europe’s fifth, and final, Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) is now complete at the Spaceport following installation of...
 
Thales Alenia Space + Orbital Sciences' Cygnus™ Send Supplies Soaring With A Wallop Of A Launch (Launch Updates)
[SatNews] Earth bound folks take a trip to the store to replenish their supplies, but when you're on the International Space Station, that's an entirely different matter...
 
Air Force + SpaceX...Tests Three Flights + Certifies Falcon 9 Launch System
[SatNews] Three successful flights have placed this company in line with the competition.
 

Orbital Sciences Corporation—Orb-2 Mission Update - Number Two (Launch Preparations)


[SatNews] Orbital announced this morning that the launch of the Antares rocket for the Orb-2 Commercial Resupply Services mission to the International Space Station for NASA has been rescheduled for...
 
Russia—Soyuz-2.1b Successfully Flings Six Into Orbit (Launch)
[SatNews] A Soyuz-2.1b launch vehicle, coupled with a Fregat upper stage and carrying a Meteor-M meteorological satellite and additional secondary payload smallsats, was successfully launched at...
 
O3b Networks + Arianespace—Success...Four Serves More ...Satellites Join Up With Original Constellation  (Launch )
[SatNews]  Le Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou, French Guiana: O3b confirms that its four satellites have been successfully launched from from the Space Center in French Guiana.
 
NSR's Report...Ariane-6's Design Approved...But Wait A Minute, Now There Are Changes (Analysis/Reports | Launch)
[SatNews] But in mid-June, the companies made two game-changing announcements...
 
Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US)—Five Demo Payloads Planned For OTB (Satellite)
[SatNews] Colorado-based Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC (SST-US) has announced that its Orbital Test Bed (OTB) satellite will carry five demonstration payloads for a...