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Arianespace Plans for a Heavy Lift of Germany’s Heinrich Hertz Demonstrator Satellite
H2Sat will be used to test or flight-qualify some 20 different components or subassemblies, new technologies and transmission schemes ...
 
Russia Blames a Software Glitch for Failed Vostochny Cosmodrome Launch
On November 28, Russia lost contact with its Meteor-M weather satellite after its launch from the new Vostochny cosmodrome — only the second...
 
Peruvian Government Reports Investment in Airbus' PerúSAT-1 Already Recovered ... In First Year
The PerúSAT-1 satellite, built by Airbus, is the first of its kind to be delivered in a record time. It took less than two years from ...
 
ISRO Developing a Compact Launch Vehicle and Reduction in Launch Fee for Small Satellites
It could also tremendously cut the launch fee that customers would have to pay.
 
OHB Reports the Target Orbit for Four Galileo Satellites has been Attained
The satellites will now enter a test phase lasting around six months. For the first 11 days, they will be managed by the control center of the French...
 
Airbus Sends the GRACE-FO Satellites Packing... to Vandenberg AFB for Launch
GRACE-FO is a joint project between NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) based in Pasadena, California, and the German Research Center...
 
Airbus Says Adieu as Twin GRACE-FO Satellites Wing Their Way to California
The satellites will constantly measure the distance between each other to within a few microns using a microwave system built at JPL.
 
Arianespace Launches Four Galileo Satellites and Surrey Satellite Systems Comments About the Last of 2017
"2017 has been a perfect year for Ariane 5, which has beaten its own record with its 82nd consecutive successful launch since 2003."
 
UPDATE: Scrubbed Tuesday's SpaceX's Falcon 9 Resupply Mission to ISS Launch
Dragon will deliver supplies, equipment and science investigations.
 
Blue Origin's New Shepard Flies Again... with Crew Capsule 2.0's First Flight...
Known as Mission 7 (M7), the mission featured the next-generation booster and the first flight of Crew Capsule 2.0. Crew Capsule 2.0 features large...
 
Rocket Lab Aborts 'Still Testing' Launch that Reveals Issues with Chilldown Bleed
The slight LOx temperature increase was a result of a LOx chilldown bleed schedule that was not compatible with the warm conditions of the day.
 
Lockheed Martin's Second Next-Generation Weather Satellite Will Keep People and Property Safer
the technology will improve hurricane tracking and intensity forecasts, and increase thunderstorm and tornado warning lead time. 
 
NOAA's Lockheed Martin-Built GOES-S Flies to Florida for Launch Prep
GOES-S is scheduled to launch on March 1, 2018, when it will join its sister satellite, GOES-16, in orbit. GOES-16 has already proved vital in...
 
Algeria's First Satellite is Launched by China
The satellite was the first cooperative project in aerospace industry between the two countries. Alcomsat-1 will be used by Algeria for...
 
An Airspace Closure Could Portend A Blue Origin New Shepard Test Flight
Blue Origin has filed similar NOTAMs in the past in advance of New Shepard test flights. Such notices were originally the only advance notice of...
 
RUAG Space, aka 'Brain Builder', a Smart Move to Continue Supplying Brains and Blankets for Galileo Satellites
“RUAG Space has provided the ‘brain’ of the Galileo satellites ever since the program started and we thank OHB for their continued trust in our product”...
 
The Epsilon-3 Launch Moved Out to Mid-January by JAXA
The Epsilon-3 launch, originally scheduled for November 12, 2017, was postponed as its electrical system needed further confirmation. JAXA has...
 
NanoRacks Completes Fourth External Cargo Ship Satellite Deployment Mission, Largest to Date
On this External Cygnus Deployment mission, NanoRacks deployed 14 satellites with customers that included Spire, Asgardia, Tyvak, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and more...
 
Arianespace Hurries to Prepare for the Last Launch of 2017 of Four Galileo Satellites
completing a busy 12 months that already have involved 10 flights from the Spaceport: five performed with the heavy-lift workhorse
 
Space Florida Goes Deep with NASA as Partners for Orion Testing in Deep Space
an effort to verify a key part of Orion's safety system during ascent to space before it begins missions with astronauts to deep space.