Recent Launch News
Up + Away... ULA's Atlas V Rocket Whisks USAF's GPS IIF-12 Into The Blue
It's a go! Success with USAF's GPS IIF-12 launch from the Cape.
US Air Force Launches GPS IIF-12 Satellite + The End Of An Era
"Today's launch is a significant achievement in the history of GPS, as we launch the last of the GPS IIF satellites to be delivered on-orbit."
Smallsats AggieSat4 + BEVO-2 Kibo'd From ISS
The satellites will demonstrate communication protocols between them and with ground stations...
USAF's Poignant Final GPS IIF-Series Satellite Launch... End Of An Era
Although this will be the finale for GPS IIF launches, the need for GPS IIF capabilities remains strong to update the constellation and maintain the high level of accuracy required by the GPS systems.
A Swede Launch....TEXUS 53 Launched From Esrange Space Center
...is a sounding rocket program with the primary aim to investigate the properties and behaviour of materials, chemicals and biological substances in a microgravity environment.
Launcher Contract Is Assigned To Thales Alenia Space Belgium By Airbus Safran Launchers
The main function of the range safety system is to neutralize the launcher if its trajectory endangers people or property.
Eutlesat 65 West A Marches Along At Arianespace In Preparation For March Launch
...was installed atop the workhorse vehicle's already-assembled components: the core cryogenic stage and two solid propellant boosters.
Harris Digs Digital... Offers All Digital Navigation Payload For US Air Force's GPS III SV 11 + Beyond
The features provide greater flexibility, affordability and accuracy versus existing satellites and include ...
GPS IIF-12 Travel Schedule Booked By United Launch Alliance
The GPS IIF-12 spacecraft mate to the Atlas V launch vehicle is on track to support a February 5 launch.
Traveling Down The Space Data Highway Is EDRS-A + EUTELSAT 9B Is Slotted
After a test period, this satellite will become operational for its first end-user customer by mid-2016.
DigitalGlobe's WorldView-4 Gains
DigitalGlobe accelerated the launch of WorldView-4 to meet strong international demand for the world’s highest resolution commercial satellite imagery.
And The Beat Goes On...For Arianespace The 70th Consecutive Successful Ariane 5 Launches A Telecommunications Satellite
...the ability to respond to the specific needs of one of its clients in record time, as the launcher was adapted to accommodate a single satellite rather than the customary two satellites for which Ariane 5 ECA has been optimized.
Airbus Defence + Space Proudly Announce Another Successful Launch Of Ariane 5
“This first successful flight in 2016 underlines again the extraordinary reliability of Europe’s Ariane 5 launcher, one of the world’s largest and most complex launch systems."
Ariane 5 Launches...Arianespace's Year-Opening Mission Intelsat 29e...One Of The Most Advanced Digital Payloads
"It was cloudy all day today, and Stéphane—I don't know how you did it—but as the rocket was ready to go, the clouds parted and it was a beautiful evening."
Aerojet Rocketdyne Rocket Engines Support Intelsat 29e Telecommunications Satellite Mission
“Aerojet Rocketdyne is thrilled to be a part of another successful satellite program for Boeing, as well as part of another successful Intelsat mission...”
Getting Set To Go Is Intelsat 29e Via An Arianespace Ariane 5
This milestone confirms that the Ariane 5 launch vehicle and its Intelsat 29e payload are flight-ready.
SpaceX Has Set May For The Launch of Spacecom's AMOS-6 Satellite
AMOS-6, to be co-located with AMOS-2 and AMOS-3 at the 4 degrees West prime orbital position, will provide services to Western, Central and Eastern Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
ULA Delay Electrical Connectors On GPS IIF-12 Satellite...Set For February
The GPS IIF-12 spacecraft mate to the Atlas V launch vehicle has been delayed pending assessment.
The Intelsat 29e Launch Set For An Ariane 5 Push Off On January 27
The Intelsat 29e will be deployed to geostationary transfer orbit during a flight sequence that will last for just under 30 minutes.
Old Enough To Be In A Museum
The Viking Mars Missions Education and Preservation Project (VMMEPP) along with the Google Cultural Institute present the online Viking Mission Museum