Recent Launch News
Sixty Launched ... 11,940 Left to Go ... as SpaceX Successfully Sends Off Their First Batch of Starlink Satellites
SpaceX remains mum about its pricing... but Musk has indicated that Starlink is designed to fund SpaceX’s ultimate goal of sending humans to Mars.
SpaceX Preps Self-Driving Starlink Satellites for Launch
Elon Musk says SpaceX's Starlink satellites will autonomously avoid hazards in orbit. Experts are not so sure
Forrester Reports: OneWeb's Launch Schedule and Elon Musk Discusses Starlink Evoluton
Musk did not expand on the likely cost of the “medium-sized pizza” antennas needed on the ground, but that each launch would add Terabits of extra ...
India's PSLV-C46 Launches the EO RISAT-2B to Serve Agriculture, Forestry and Disaster Management
PSLV-C46 lifted-off at 05:30 Hrs (IST) on May 22, 2019, from the First Launch Pad of SDSC SHAR, Sriharikota. PSLV-C46 was the 72nd launch...
SpaceX’s Elon Musk Says ‘Goodness’ Will Come From Twice-Delayed Starlink Launch
“What does the Starlink user terminal look like?” Musk said. “It basically looks like a small- to medium-sized pizza.
Just for Fun ... All Aboard as NASA Invites Public to Submit Names to Fly With Next Mars Rover
will use an electron beam to etch the names onto a silicon chip with lines of text smaller than one-thousandth the width of a human hair (75 nanometers).
Fourth BeiDou Backup Satellite Launched by China
After being sent to the geostationary earth orbit and on-orbit tests, the satellite will be connected to the BDS to provide users with more reliable...
Earth to Sky Smallsat to Launch with Delta Satellite Solutions
The launch will occur in March 2021 to 550 km. SSO and will place 120 cubesats on-orbit.
Coming Soon, an All-Seeing Radar Imaging Satellite
This all-weather seeing feature is what makes them special for security forces and disaster relief agencies.
Interstellar Technologies States the Firm Could Soon Take On SpaceX
Horie also said the company will be ready to launch another rocket, Zero, which is capable of placing satellites into orbit, “in two to three years.” He...
Arianespace Signs On to Launch the Spanish EO Satellite SEOSat for ESA
SEOSat/Ingenio is a high-resolution optical imaging mission of Spain – the flagship mission of the Spanish Space Strategic Plan. The satellite will be...
SpaceX's Starlink Satellites Could Make Space a Minefield ... Kessler Syndrome
according to the MIT Technology Review, proposed mega-constellations like Starlink will result in 67,000 potential collisions per year.
Rocket Lab to Launch Rideshare Mission for Spaceflight
The mission is Rocket Lab’s seventh Electron launch overall and the company’s third for 2019, continuing Rocket Lab’s average monthly launch ...
The NAOS Satellite to be Launched Via a Vega-C Rocket
Designed to meet governmental and military needs, NAOS, a high-resolution satellite, will provide global coverage, thanks to the satellite's...
ESA and GomSpace to Tackle and Improve the Most Critical Areas of Smallsat Systems and Subsystems
will tackle the most critical technology areas that could enable the use of small satellites for a science mission with a launch date as early as 2028.
Russia's Fourth Blagovest Military Satellite Launch Originally Set for May Now Pushed to July
Earlier reports said that the launch of the fourth Blagovest satellite was planned for the first quarter of 2019 but was later postponed to the first...
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy Launch Vehicle Readies to Perform 'Firsts' for DoD/NASA/NOAA Mission
STP-2 will mark the first-ever DOD launch using a SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch vehicle, as well as the first-ever DOD mission with re-used rocket ...
Elon Musk Shows Off SpaceX’s 60 Internet-Beaming Satellites Packed Together for Launch
permission to launch two groups of satellites...one constellation of 4,409 satellites, followed by a second constellation of 7,518 that will operate
eROSITA Space Telescope with Media Lario Optical Modules Setting In at Baikonur for Launch
The eROSITA telescope, using seven optical modules supplied by Media Lario each composed of 54 Repli-Formed™ mirrors, was designed and...
USAF's SMC Awards ULA the Launch Contract for the NRO's NROL-68 Mission
The launch will be conducted using a Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle, with a projected launch scheduled to occur in 2023 from the Cape Canaveral ...