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Taking JUICE to Jupiter as ESA Signs Arianespace for the Launch
liftoff of approximately six tons, and placed in an Earth escape orbit toward Jupiter for a journey of 600 million kilometers after a 7.5-year cruise toward ...
 
Space and Missile Systems Center Reveals Many Firsts in the 'Summer of Launch' Program
Space Test Program-2, scheduled on June 24, will be the first DOD mission to fly on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy and the first to use previously flown flight hardware. 
 
A-OK as Readiness Review Reveals Ariane 5 Stands Tall for Tomorrow's Launch of T-16 and EUTELSAT 7C
This milestone confirmed that the launcher and its dual-satellite payload – comprised of T-16 and EUTELSAT 7C – are flight-ready, along with the ...
 
Sri Lanka's First Step ... Two Students' Cubesat Launched from ISS
Raavana-1 was designed and developed by two Sri Lankan youth while studying space engineering at Japan's Kyushu Institute of Technology. The...
 
Airbus Completes the Build of SEOSAT/Ingenio ... Now Comes the Testing
The spacecraft will now start a three-month environmental test campaign which includes the Thermal Balance and Vacuum test, followed by ...
 
Tom Choi's Airspace Internet Exchange Launches Saturn Satellite Networks to Build GEO Satellite Platforms
Built entirely in the USA with heritage-based payload and bus components, Nationsat features a full-digital payload and 2.5 kW bus design that enables...
 
They'll  Be the First ... Visat-3's Commercial Launch on Next-Gen Ariane 64
The A64 launcher is expected to maintain launch quality and reliability, but with added mission effectiveness, efficiency and flexibility. The A64 launch...
 
Japanese-Built Water-Propelled Smallsat to Launch from ISS Next Year
If the experimental satellite with a microthruster using water as a propellant operates successfully, it would promote the practical use of one- to 10-...
 
'Green Fuel' to be Used by NASA for the First Time
NASA will test the fuel and compatible propulsion system in space for the first time with the Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM), set to launch...
 
The First Rideshare Mission for Spaceflight to Lift Off Later This Month
This mission, also called “Make It Rain” by Rocket Lab as a nod to the weather in Seattle and New Zealand, represents Spaceflight’s first of five...
 
Arianespace Begins Preparations for Flight VA248's Launch of AT&t's T-16 and EUTELSAT 7-C
The Launch Readiness Review (LRR) will take place on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in Kourou to authorize the start of operations for the final countdown.
 
Another Successful SpaceX Launch ... Canada's RADARSAT Constellation from Vandenberg AFB
In addition, the Dragon's stage one plowed back through the fog, accompanied by a sonic boom, and landed securely on SpaceX's Landing...
 
A New Fuel for Satellites Is So Safe It Won't Blow Up Humans
Hydrazine is a volatile fuel that will ruin your day—and perhaps your life—if you’re exposed to it. AFM-315, on the other hand, is less toxic than caffeine,
 
SpaceX Prepares for One of Their Most Challenging Launches for Space & Missile Systems 
among the most challenging launches in SpaceX history with four separate upper-stage engine burns, three separate deployment orbits, a final ... 
 
Virgin Orbit Signs an Agreement with ANA Holdings to Bring LauncherOne Service to Japan
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) charts out a long-term partnership between ANA HD and Virgin Orbit, further strengthening ties...
 
USAF SMC RS Embraces Rapid and Innovative Space Acquisitions
With its Ground and Data Exploitation Team, RS is embracing SMC 2.0 by implementing Agile program management methodology in its...
 
UK Space Agency Unveils Their Ambitious Plans for the New Space Age
There are significant opportunities for the growing UK space sector as commercial space activity increases globally and the United States leads ...
 
China's Success of First Offshore Rocket from a Mobile Launch Platform
The launch site is flexible and falling rocket remains pose less danger. Using civilian ships to launch rockets at sea would lower launch costs and give it a 
 
Arianespace Readies Dual Passengers AT&T T-16 and EUTELSAT-7C for Upcoming Ariane 5 Launch
Both are telecommunications relay platforms for operation by long-time Arianespace customers: AT&T, which provides mobile, broadband, video ...
 
Major Stratollite Tech Accomplishment for World View
This mission moves World View one step closer to scaled commercial operations and productization of the Stratollite and the unique data sets it ...