Recent Launch News
Thirty-Eight Smallsats Set for Orbital Assignments from Cygnus and ISS
Aboard the Orbital ATK Cygnus flight to the ISS were 38 smallsats...
RFP from USAF SMC for EELV LDPEs... Ridesharing for the Future
This SMC acquisition responds to the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC) standard service policy that requires rideshare services on launch missions when feasible.
A Big Dream for Israeli High School Students' SmallSat is Successful
It is the only QB50 nano-satellite constructed by high school students. The others were developed by college students.
Finally an Agreement in Guyana With Governments and Collective ... Arianespace to Proceed
"a defining day for the future of Guyana."
It's a First for China ... Launches Cargo Spacecraft, Plans for Building Space Station
Without a cargo transportation system, the station would run out of power and basic necessities, causing it to return to Earth before the designated time.
Russia Launches Two Cosmonauts Who Successfully Commute to International Space Station
The Expedition 51 crew members will spend more than four months conducting approximately 250 science investigations such as ...
Launch Pod Integration Success Leads SSG's Smallsats to Launch Date in India
These nanosatellites will be launched from the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Aerojet Rocketdyne Puts US Closer to Independent Space Travel With Reusable Engine Test
“We look forward to ... continuing our proud heritage of enabling astronauts to fly to the International Space Station from US soil.”
Intelsat to Complete Their EpicNG Network with Launch of Horizons' 3e Satellite by Arianespace
This launch will occur late in 2018 and will be conducted from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana.
Introductions Are In Order as EarthCARE Meets Its Payload at Airbus' Facility
... met for the first time when the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) handed over the instrument to ESA...
ULA Launches OA-7 Cygnus' John Glenn ... From Sand to Sky
From sand to sky, many celebrate the successful launch of OA-7 John Glenn, Orbital ATK's rocket carries supplies to the ISS.
Thales Alenia Space's Modules Can Do the Dirty Work
it will be loaded with waste (which can weigh as much as the original cargo), detached from the station, and sent back through the Earth’s atmosphere...
Aerojet Rocketdyne Provides Propulsion in CRS-7 Launch ... Gets the Rocket From Here to There
..."we’re thrilled to see that legacy continue with this critical resupply mission."
Eight Launches During Fiscal 2017 Planned by Japan
The Japanese government plans to further shorten the intervals between launches in response to growing business demand for satellites...
The Aerojet Rocketdyne Push Behind the Orbital ATK CRS-7 Flight
Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion included an RL10C-1 upper-stage engine; six helium pressurization tanks; 12 Centaur upper-stage thrusters and...
Experiments as Well as Supplies Head for ISS Aboard Orbital ATK's Cygnus Resupply Spacecraft After ULA Launch
Highlights from the new experiments will include studies on cancer-fighting drugs, crystal growth and atmospheric reentry.
Cygnus To Launch In 3D, Courtesy of NASA, ULA and Orbital ATK
To view in 360, use a mouse or move a personal device to look up and down, back and forth...
ULA Reports All Is Well for Upcoming OA-7 Cygnus Resupply Mission
OA-7 will include approximately 3,380 kg (7,452 lb) of internal cargo and an 83 kg (183 lb) external deployer carrying CubeSats.
Orbital ATK Honors Astronaut John Glenn ... Spacecraft OA-7 Cygnus Ready to Launch
Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth...
It's Cool to Build a Cube Satellite and Belong to this Organization
“Earth is just one pinch of sand in the universe.”