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Arianespace’s Vega... Preps For  Kazakhstan’s First Earth Observation Satellite (Launch)
[SatNews] ...once again demonstrating its capability to accommodate a full range of payloads with the smallest member in their launcher family...
 
ESA's Experiment... Hopefully No Lumps In This Gravi-2...Just Happy Plants 
[SatNews] Will plants still know which way to grow their roots on Mars or will they go haywire?
 
Union of Concerned Scientists Webinar...The Realities Of China's ASAT Weapons Armed With Kinetic Kill Vehicle
[SatNews] The system appears to be designed to place a kinetic kill vehicle on a trajectory to deep space that could reach...
 
Arianespace—Vega Primed With Build-Up + Anticipation (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] The third Vega has completed its build-up at the Spaceport in French Guiana, allowing final checkout to begin ahead of this lightweight launcher's...
 
Arianespace—Optus 10 + MEASAT-3B Getting Established (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Payload preparations for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 mission are gearing up following this week’s delivery of MEASAT-3b, one of two satellite passengers for...
 
NASA+ SpaceX... Sign To Really Take Off From This Historic Launch Pad
[SatNews] "...we're preparing for our deep space missions to an asteroid and eventually Mars.
 
UPDATE: NO GO....SpaceX A Bird Will Fly A Dragon Bringing Goods To The Space Station (Launch)
[SatNews] It's a long trip to bring supplies, but they've done it successfully before...
 
SpaceX + NASA—Resupply Missions To ISS Set For Monday (Launch)
[SatNews] The next SpaceX cargo mission to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract is scheduled to launch Monday, April 14, from...
 
UPDATE: ULA's Atlas V Rocks NROLs Into Orbit For NRO's Classified Mission (Launch)
[SatNews] A classified launch was successful, and created much speculation regarding the mission and the orbit...
 
ULA Alert For Launch Of NROL-67 + National Defense (Launch)
[SatNews] Despite the delay last month, all systems now point to Go!
 
Arianespace—Fueling Around (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Arianespace is maintaining its rapid-paced mission planning in 2014 as preparations move ahead for the next flight—a light-lift Vega launch, which is to orbit the...
 
Interorbital Systems—Flight Milestone In Mojave (Launch)
[SatNews] At 12:15 on March 29, 2014, Interorbital Systems’ Common Propulsion Module Test Vehicle (CPM TV) thundered off...
 
ULA,  DoD + U.S.A.F...Something Old + Something New... Both Went Up Into The Blue!  (Launch Weather Satellite)
[SatNews] For more than 15 years, a $518-million military weather satellite sat in a clean room at Lockheed Martin Corp.'s facility in Sunnyvale waiting...
 
Arianespace + Thales Alenia Space—Sentinel-1A Driven To Orbit (Launch)
[SatNews] Arianespace has delivered on its primary mission to support Europe with guaranteed and autonomous access to space, successfully orbiting the Sentinel-1A...
 
NOAA—DMSP-19's Importance (Launch)
[SatNews] The liftoff of the latest Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) spacecraft will, ultimately, lead to more data flowing into NOAA’s weather models that...
 
NASA + Space Station's Small Shapes + Sizes In Satellite Suite... (Nanosatellites)
[SatNews] Putting the tiny satellites into orbit from the space station isn't as simple as shoving them out an airlock.
 
Arianespace—Sentinel-1A Getting Final Checkout (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Arianespace's seventh Soyuz to be launched from French Guiana is now undergoing final checkout for its April 3 liftoff following installation of the mission's satellite...
 
Arianespace...The Soyuz Workhorse Ready To Race Sentinel-1A Into Space Tomorrow (Launch)
[SatNews] is a partnership designed to give Europe complete independence in the acquisition and management of ...
 
Orbital Sciences + NASA—CYGNSS To Climb Via Pegasus XL (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) has announced that NASA has awarded the company a contract to launch the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite...
 
ULA + DoD Launch + The Rest Of The Story...After 15 Years Patience Finally Pays Off! (Launch)
[SatNews] For more than 15 years, a $518-million military weather satellite sat in a clean room waiting for the day it would be launched...Spy satellites would take pictures of the Soviet Union and...