Recent Launch News
Arianespace Passes Readiness Milestone Launch Less Than A Day Away
Today's readiness milestone, held prior to each Arianespace mission from the near-equatorial launch base, confirms the heavy-lift vehicle and its dual-satellite payload are flight-ready....
L-3 Cincinnati Electronics How A Team Can Launch A Rocket On A Secret Mission
The AFSPC-6 mission carried satellites for the Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) to identify and monitor potential threats in geosynchronous orbit...
Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts The Pedal To The Metal For NASA...Tests Engine That Will Go To Mars
“As a nation of explorers, we constantly look beyond the horizon, and Mars is the most logical place for humanity to expand our knowledge of the solar system.
ISRO To Launch Four Sats in Three Months And Plans To Go To The Moon And The Sun
The Indian Space Research Organization has ambitious goals with the launching of four key satellites and trips to the moon and the sun.
Statement From ULA... Delta IV Tears Through The Midnight Sky And Launches Strategic Command Satellites
Night launches are beautiful when all goes well, and all went well for the AFSPC-6 mission tonight.
Rocketdyne's Engines Tackle Roll, Pitch And Yaw At AFSPC-6's Launch
The RS-68A is the world’s most powerful liquid-hydrogen/liquid-oxygen engine.
US Air Force's Statement Regarding Successful Launch Of AFSPC-6
The satellites join a GSSAP constellation currently supporting U.S. Strategic Command space surveillance operations
Arianespace's Sixth In 2016...An Epic Launch As VA232 Sends Off Doubles
The satellite’s Ku-band spot beams are to provide broadband services for Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, while a Ku-band wide beam provides broadcast coverage of Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
NASA College Students Successfully Launch RockSat-X On A Doggie Rocket
Just because these college students are intelligent doesn't mean they don't have a sense of humor and are having fun while engaged in a scientific experiment.
JCSAT-16 Post Launch Maneuvers Are All Good
The satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule following the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Dual Intelsat Satellites Can Count On Arianespace Steadfastness For Upcoming Spatial Traverse
The upper portion of Ariane 5's dual-passenger configuration is now complete.
SpaceX Is Spot On! Launches JCSAT-16 And Lands Falcon 9, Again... But What To Do With The 'Empties'?
Now, what to do with the 'empties', the stockpile of recovered rockets?
University Of Massachusetts Lowell's Students Win NASA Grant... Will Build Space Hauc Satellite
SPACE HAUC will circle Earth about every 90 minutes at 17,000 miles per hour.
Prepping For The Push Continues For Arianespace Flight VA232
This will be the company's sixth launch to be performed in 2016.
PerúSAT-1 Passes Milestone And Fit For Flight
The plans were for it to be equipped with a revolutionary silicon carbide optical instrument system to image Earth at 70 cm. resolution...
Gaofen-3 Going For The "Looks"
The launch was empowered by a Long March 4C rocket at 6:55 a.m. Beijing time, according to the center.
Angara Acknowledgement By Kari For KOMPSAT-6 Launch
The launch will be conducted from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome that's located in northwestern Russia.
An October Surprise Suspension For Mitsubishi & JAXA
The launch of the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 6 with the H-II Transfer Vehicle has had to be postponed from the original departure from Earth date of October 1st.
Tempers Remain Calm As USAF Awards ULA Exclusive Contracts Over SpaceX
â€‹No dueling swords were drawn when the news became known that United Launch Alliance was awarded the two Delta 4 Heavy missions over their rival SpaceX.