Recent Launch News
SMC's Statement Regarding Successful Sendoff of the GPS III SV 2 Satellite Launch
conducted a rigorous source selection to ensure the ULA Delta IV rocket met all mission requirements, which included examining every single piece of
ULA's Delta IV Medium's Successful Last Launch and Statement Regarding U.S.A.F.'s GPS III SV02
Today's final sendoff of the Delta IV Medium+ configuration vehicle successfully launched the U.S.A.F.'s Global Positioning System III SV02
Aerojet Rocketdyne Propels GPS Satellite Constellation on Final Journey
Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion systems support every phase of mission; from boosting to decommissioning of the final mission for ULA's Delta IV
BAE Systems RAD750™ Single Board Computers are Part of Payload On U.S.A.F.'s GPS III
“Security and reliability are key to ensuring warfighters can depend on GPS signals. Our rad-hard RAD750 processor can withstand radiation doses a million times stronger ....”
Artificial Cosmonaut Flying to ISS Aboard A Soyuz-2.1a Rocket
The Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket blasted off from the Gagarin Start launch pad at the Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan at 06:38 Moscow time on...
L-1 ULA's Dress Rehearsal for Launch of USAF's GPS III SV02 and a Peek Behind-the-Scenes
Here's how the magic happens. First, it's not magic, and it doesn't 'just happen'. Those photos that document the launches require camera crews ...
USAF Space and Missile Systems Center's Statement ... Thanks for the Delta IV Memories
" ... we bid farewell and thank you to a launch vehicle with an excellent track record in the Delta IV ... look forward to this final, successful launch for this ULA mainstay,”
NASA Confirms Ocean Moon Mission ... Europa Clipper
"We are all excited about the decision that moves the Europa Clipper mission one key step closer to unlocking the mysteries of this ocean world,"
China's ChinaSat-18 Experiencing Anomalies
The ChinaSat 18 satellite was launched at 8:03 p.m. (Beijing Time) on a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the...
UPDATE: Rocket Lab Successfully Launches Their "Look Ma No Hands" Mission + USAF Comments
Rocket Lab's Lift-off of the Look Ma, No Hands mission occurred at 12:12 UTC on August 19, 2019, from the company's ...
China's Inaugural Smart Dragon-1 Rocket Launch is Successful
The rocket, developed by the China Rocket Co. Ltd. affiliated to the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALVT), blasted off from the...
NASA Puts Alabama Center in Charge of Moon Lander Program, Drawing Texans’ Ire
To be fair, Texas is getting a piece of the action in NASA’s Artemis moon program as well: NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston
Seeking a PSLV Manufacturer is NewSpace India's Quest
The company will initially outsource five PSLVs — Indian rockets that can lift light payloads to LEO some 600 km in space. NSIL has called a pre-bid...
ULA's Vulcan Centaur Rocket to Launch Astrobotic Payloads to the Moon
Astrobotic’s Peregrine lunar lander will launch on a Vulcan Centaur rocket from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in ...
Virgin Galactic Showcases Their Operations @ Spaceport America
Virgin Galactic has unveiled the next step of moving the aerospace industry forward in New Mexico and is a vital step toward commercial space flight...
Turkey’s Active Communications Satellite Fleet to Grow to Six
Turksat 5A is being made to earn new rights of frequencies. Turksat 5B, on the other hand, will increase the capacity at 42 degrees east longitude
Meeting the Needs for Expanded Space Missions ... ULA's Vulcan Centaur Rocket Ships to Florida Late in 2020
In the factory, the fabrication of the structure for the first Vulcan Centaur rocket continues, and the team recently completed the booster structural ...
The International Astronautical Federation and GK Launch Services Offer a Free Ride for a 1U Cubesat
A joint IAF – GK Launch Services Selection Board will review the applications and select the winner, who will be announced at the IAC 2019...
Lasers and Machine Guns: Why Russia Should Fear France’s Killer Satellites
“If our satellites are threatened, we envisage blinding those of our enemies. We will judge the moment and the means of retaliation.”
A Series of Satellites Will Be Launched to Identify the Largest Producers of Greenhouse Gases
The production of greenhouses gases like methane often get underestimated. These satellites could provide more accurate readings.