Recent Launch News
Ireland's First Satellite Completes Major Milestone
EIRSAT-1 (Educational Irish Research Satellite-1) is a smallsat and is comparable in size to that of an average shoebox. In May 2017, EIRSAT-1...
UP Aerospace Goes Up and Completes Two Space Launches and Experiments Within Five Days
SpaceLoft 11's experiments from NASA Ames Research Center, NASA Armstrong Research Center, Barcelona Tech, Controlled Dynamics, Celestis, and FAA.
Arianespace's Dual Payload Cleared for Major Historical Launch ... 100 and Counting of Heavy-Lift Ariane 5
On September 25 Arianespace is ready to celebrate an historical launch from the Spaceport in French Guiana ... this their 100th of their heavy-lift Ariane 5.
RUAG Space Has Contributed to Successful Ariane 5 Launches ... and Then There's Tomorrow's 100th
company will also supply the on-board computer, the "brain" of the rocket, and the launcher telemetry antenna, made at its Swedish site.
Indonesia's First ... Surya University Selected by United Nations and JAXA to Launch Cube Satellite
will be designed for a two-way communication for educational and disaster mitigation purposes, to be carried out by anyone with a valid amateur radio
Arianespace to Launch KARI's KOMPSAT-7 Satellite
For nearly 30 years, Arianespace and Korea’s satellite technology research centers have developed a sound relationship, with the launch of both...
SBIRS GEO-3 Receives Good 'Health Report' as it Successfully Achieves Operational Acceptance
the achievement of operational acceptance means the spacecraft’s infrared sensors are now considered fully operational and ready for warfighters.
More Beidou's from China to Orbit
The Long March-3B carrier rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 10:07 p.m. — this was the 285th mission...
Kleos Space Signs Rocket Lab to Launch the Kleos Scouting Mission Satellites
The multi-satellite system of the Kleos Scouting Mission (KSM) will form the cornerstone of a 20 system constellation that will geolocate VHF...
Two Beidou Satellites Set for Launch by China
A Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) filed last week indicates a window of 1358-1432 UTC (21:58-22:32 local, 9:58-10:32 Eastern) for a launch from...
China's Long March-9 Rocket to Debut and Launch in 2028
Li Guoping, director of the Department of System Engineering of the CNSA, said that the length of the Long March-9 will exceed 90 meters and the...
UCLA's ELFIN Smallsat Successfully Launched ... Built by 250 Students Over Nine Years
The Electron Losses and Fields Investigation (ELFIN) is the first satellite built and operated entirely at UCLA. The program is currently comprised of...
SSTL's NovaSAR-1 and SSTL S1-4 Successfully Launched by ISRO
The two satellites were launched into a 580 km. SSO on board the PSLV launch vehicle from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India, on September 16...
ISRO's Full Commercial Night Launch is A-OK
This was the full commercial launch after many years as no Indian satellite was launched this time and both the UK satellites were the main payload.
ULA's Successful Launch of NASA's ICESat-2 and the End of an Era of a Reliable Rocket
“This vehicle has truly created a legacy throughout its history launching NASA, critical U.S. military satellites and commercial clients.”
Northrop Grumman's Successes... Manufactured ICESat-2 Satellite and Much of ULA’s Delta II Rocket
10,000 laser pulses per second, the fast-shooting laser technology allows ATLAS to take measurements every 28 inches along the satellite’s path.
Expect Seven Additional Chinese Beidou Satellites to Launch this Year
The next launch is currently understood to be taking place around September 19 from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in the...
Launch this Weekend: Two SSTL Satellites Aboard ISRO PSLV-C42 to Head to Orbit
The plan is to launch both of the satellites with the PSLV-C42 launch vehicle into a 583 km. SSO...
Launches to GEO Procured by Spaceflight and will be Boosted by SSL
The first mission will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9, which was procured by SSL, a Maxar Technologies...
Hispasat and Thales Alenia Space Send Up the Balloon ... Stratospheric Balloon Testing 4G/5G Applications
Stratobus™ a stratospheric airship that's the best of drones and satellites with a low-cost system that offers autonomous operation and permanent ...