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The ESA's "Wind Satellite" Disembarks in French Guiana for an Upcoming Arianespace Vega Mission
While most spacecraft are delivered to the South American launch site via cargo aircraft, Aeolus — a “wind satellite” carrying one of the most ...
 
mu Space Packs Payload Into Upcoming Blue Origin New Shepard Flight
The payload, weighing six kilograms in total, includes several experiments and research...
 
Kratos Defense & Security Preparing for Their Farnborough International Presence
Kratos’ exhibit booth will play host to a number of the company's market leading platforms, systems, products and services, including full and quarter ...
 
NanoRacks Completes Their 14th SmallSat Deployment Mission from ISS
Having released nine cubesats into LEO, this mission marks NanoRacks’ 185th CubeSat released from ISS and the 217th smallsat deployed by...
 
Successful Test Firing of the Solid Rocket Motor for Ariane 6 and Vega-C Launch Vehicles
This successful test of the first P120C ever produced is a major step in the development of the future European launchers, Ariane 6 and Vega-C. The...
 
Arralis' New Ka-Band Analogue Phase Shifters ... More Stable, 400 Percent Smaller than Other Aircraft Antennas
The good, the bad and, more importantly, the solutions regarding satellite antennas were discussed at the recent APSAT Conference in Jakarta.
 
The First Abu Dhabi Satellite to be Launched in November
This satellite is the first to be built at the Yahsat Space Lab in Masdar City, a collaboration between the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, part...
 
ISRO's Vikas Rocket Engine is Successfully Tested
The test, which lasted 195 seconds, was conducted by scientists at the ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Mahendragiri in Tirunelveli district of...
 
Goonhilly Earth Station on the UK's First Spaceport Announcement
The company indicated they will be an integral part of the Spaceport Cornwall, Cornwall Council and Virgin Orbit partnership. Goonhilly is...
 
Submit Those Nominations for the SSPI 2018 Promise & Mentor Awards — July 31st is the Due Date
The individual you nominate could be the one selected as a 2018 Promise Award or Mentor Award Winner...
 
mu Space Assists with the Rescue of the Wild Boars from the Tham Luang Cave in Thailand
Last Saturday, Thailand-based satellite and space company mu Space had sent five of the firm's staff engineers to assist in the rescue mission of 12...
 
Lockheed Martin Continues Their Sprint to Slash Satellite Costs and Schedules...
The 46-inch- (1.16-meter-) diameter vessel completed final rounds of quality testing this month, ending a multi-year development program to create...
 
Combined Space Ops Center to be Established at Vandenberg Air Force Base
In 2017, Air Force Gen. John E. Hyten, Commander, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), directed the Joint Force Space Component Command to transition...
 
The 10th Anniversary of the Student Rocket Launch STEM Program to be Celebrated by ULA and Ball Aerospace
Open to the general public, the 2018 Student Rocket Launch will be held on July 14 at Lake Meredith, Colorado, and marks the culmination of work by...
 
New Date Announced by iridium for the 7th NEXT Mission Launch
This updated schedule comes after SpaceX informed Iridium that more time was needed to prepare the rocket for launch. Iridium NEXT is the...
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne Demos a 24 Hour Turnaround of Their AR-22 Engine
The highly anticipated test sequence was carried out as part of the collaboration between Boeing [NYSE:BA] and the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) on...
 
Thermal Protection System Installed on NASA's Parker Solar Probe
A mission 60 years in the making, Parker Solar Probe will make a historic journey to the Sun’s corona, a region of the solar atmosphere. With the help...
 
Hybrid Launcher Propulsion Motor Successfully Tested by Nammo
Over a burn time of about 40 seconds, the motor generated 30 kN of thrust, an equivalent of over 40 kN of thrust in vacuum. This is enough to propel a...
 
The Jettison Motor for Orion All Set for Crew Escape System Test by Aerojet Rocketdyne
AA-2 is a full-stress test of NASA’s Orion LAS, which includes the Jettison Motor built by Aerojet Rocketdyne.  The Orion Jettison Motor is used to...
 
China Launches Two Satellites for Pakistan
The PRSS-1 is China's first optical remote sensing satellite sold to Pakistan and the 17th satellite developed by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) for...