Recent Launch News
No 'Manned' Launches from the Forthcoming Baiterek Complex at the Baikonur Cosmodrome
The minister explained that, "’unmanned’ means that cosmonauts will not go into space from this launch site — there will be no pilots...
Dawn Aerospace Signs MOU for Suborbital Flights
The company has signed an MOU with the Waitaki District Council for suborbital flights out of Oamaru Airport, New Zealand...
Firefly Aerospace and ISILAUNCH Sign Smallsat Launch Services Agreement
Under the agreement, ISILAUNCH will offer to its customers multiple dedicated and rideshare launch opportunities on the Firefly’s Alpha launch...
RUAG Space Amps Up Eutelsat's KONNECT Satellite for a New Gen of All-Electric Satellites
The electric propulsion is necessary to bring the satellite exactly into its position and to maintain this position over the lifetime of several years.
Iran Says Getting Ready for Satellite Launch
Iranian officials did not acknowledge the mishap until satellite imagery showed the explosion, which officials blamed on a technical malfunction.
Rocket Lab Gets their Ducks in a Row for National Reconnaissance Office's 'Birds of a Feather' Mission
has delivered 47 satellites to orbit on the Electron launch vehicle, enabling operations in space debris mitigation, Earth observation, ship and airplane tracking, and radio comm
Egypt is Set to Launch a Program for the Manufacturing of Small Satellites in Universities
nine satellites launched into space from 1998 to 2019 by Egypt’s Nilesat and the Egyptian government, Egypt currently tops the chart for the highest number of satellites launched by an African nation.
Iran's Home-Made Satellite Zafar Ready for Launch
Zafar is a 90 kg remote-sensing satellite equipped with colour cameras and can be used for surveying oil reserves, mines, jungles and natural disasters ...
TriSept Rideshare Mission to Climb Aboard an Orbex Prime Smallsat Launch Vehicle
With its expansion into the UK space market already underway, TriSept is building a multiple spacecraft manifest for a dedicated rideshare mission...
Smart Smallsat Pony Express 1 Developed by Lockheed Martin Now On-Orbit and Performing Well
Recently, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) launched the Pony Express 1 mission as a hosted payload on Tyvak-0129, a next-generation Tyvak 6U smallsat.
Beam Hopping Tech to be Included in Upcoming Smallsat Launch Set for 2021
This new technology will pave the way for satellites with a higher level of flexibility to efficiently support peaks in demand without oversizing the...
Two Satellogic Smallsats Engage in Trip to LEO Placements
This launch is but the first of many planned such events scheduled for 2020. Satellogic is excited by how the company has grown alongside the...
March Lift-Off for UAE's Falcon Eye 2 Satellite
The UAE will be launching the second version of its military satellite early March, about seven months after a European rocket lost the first one in space.
In-Space Missions Service and a 10 Million Euros ESA Program
In-Space has had commercial success with the Faraday 1st Generation (F1G) service that has attracted large space primes, start-ups and...
SpinLaunch Receives $35 Million Investment
The responsive launch system uses a large mass accelerator to provide on demand launches of smallsats in virtually any weather at an order of...
Thales Alenia Space's EUTELSAT KONNECT Satellite Launch Announcement
In Africa, it will also be used in conjunction with public Wi-Fi terminals so that several users can share internet access, which will be marketed as coupons that can be paid using a mobile phone.
Lockheed Martin Ships JCSAT-17 to Launch Site
JCSAT-17 will provide flexible mobile communications services to users in Japan and the surrounding region. Arianespace will launch JCSAT-17 from ...
China Lofts Remote Sensing Satellite and Two Argentinian Smallsats
The satellite, belonging to the Jilin-1 satellite family (also named Red Flag-1 H9) was launched by a Long March-2D carrier rocket at 10:53 a.m., Beijing...
TriSept's Full Manifest for 2022 Aboard Orbex Prime's Reusable Small Satellite Launcher
... up to 30 percent lighter than other small launch vehicles, utilizes bio-propane, a clean-burning, renewable fuel that cuts carbon emissions by 90% compared to traditional fuels.
Arianespace Completes Payload Integration for GSAT-30 Satellite
This satellite was positioned on the assembled Ariane 5’s core cryogenic stage during activity inside the Spaceport’s launch vehicle Final Assembly...