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Number nine for Vega has Arianespace now engaging in launch readiness review...
Sentinel-2B is the fourth satellite in the Copernicus program to be orbited by Arianespace...
 
L-2 Review... ULA Ready to Rock NROL-79 for National Reconnaissance Office Mission
“The Atlas V launch carrying the NROL-79 satellite for the National Reconnaissance Office is confirmed on the Western Range for March 1.”
 
The Sky and Space Global nano trilogy is ready to launch
The “Ready for Launch” designation follows the completion of the Integration and Verification testing phase at GomSpace.
 
Sentinel-2B lofting prep in French Guiana
Sentinel-2B will be the fifth satellite of Europe’s Copernicus environmental monitoring program to be launched.
 
Progress MS-05 heads for ISS aboard the final Soyuz-U
The first three stages of Soyuz-U delivered the cargo spacecraft into LEO just short of eight minutes and forty-nine seconds...
 
India Revs Up for Heaviest Launch Vehicle (After ISRO's Record Breaking Launch of 104 Satellites)
After sending 104 satellites in a single mission and setting a world record, they are keeping the momentum going with the testing of this rocket. 
 
Sentinel-2B Prep'd for Flight (Arianespace Ensures Satellite Stays on Schedule)
Vega has undergone this buildup on the pad during activity at the Spaceport’s ZLV launch site...
 
Thaicom May Pull Plug on Thaicom 9 Launch (Due to Government's Possible Demands)
the current license fee of 5.75 percent is already quite high when compared with neighboring countries at over 1 percent.
 
ISRO Aims to Launch Heavier Sats... Tests Cryogenic Engine 
termed the test as a phenomenal achievement in the shortest time.
 
China Will Improve Throughput with Launch Of New Communications Satellite (and Supporting CAST)
An increase in satellite throughput will provide better access to the Internet on planes and high-speed trains...
 
Britain Begins... Preparing Legislation to Launch Their Own Satellites (Ultimate Do It Yourself)
"We have never launched a spaceflight before from this country."
 
SpaceX Launches as Falcon Flies and a Successful 'Spot-On' Return... Dragon Heads to ISS
"Baby came back," Space CEO Elon Musk wrote on Instagram after the successful landing. 
 
 
An ESA and ISRO Concordance
Collaboration is definitely in the card for the agencies...
 
Falcon 9 Transports NASA's SAGEIII and Thales Alenia Hexapod Pointing System to ISS... Measure Earth's Gases
Hexapod is a pointing system that can compensate for the instability of the Space Station and guarantee a finely-tuned...
 
US DoD to Help Ensure Sky and Space Global's Smallsats' Safety...
This agreement provides for space situational awareness services as well as real-time info to ensure...
 
Iridium's Next Date for Second Launch of NEXT Satellites... Then Six Launches Every Two Months
This marks a major milestone for the Iridium NEXT program as the testing and validation phase is ahead of schedule and the satellites are working well.  
 
Polish Firm to Have First Smallsats Ready for Orbit by 2018
The company was founded in 2016 and totally owned by Polish concerns
 
Israel Launches Two Nano Satellites... Part of ISRO's Launch of 104 
The Israeli satellites, designed to aid medical and environmental research,
 
Indian Space Research Organization's Successful Launch... Multiplied by 104!
A child wants one of the red balloons and the balloon man must not get the strings tangled or let the whole bundle of balloons fly away.
 
Arabsat and ONT It's Good to Have a Tunisian Broadcast Platform on Badr-4  
Rohde and Schwartz were chosen for the installation and commissioning of the platform as they posses the best technical specifications.