Recent Launch News
European Space Agency's Plans for Space-Weather Satellite
An extreme space-weather event has not hit Earth since 1859, when a CME caused telegraph equipment to catch fire.
First All-Electric Satellite EUTLESAT 172B Travels from France to French Guiana
This highly innovative satellite will host three distinct payloads that will strengthen Eutelsat’s capability to serving Asia-Pacific markets...
Brazilian Smallsat Nudged Out of ISS
The satellite will help study how plasma forms in the atmosphere.
China... GUESS Who Has First Quantum Communication Satellite and Hack Proof Communications
People ask whether there is some sort of boundary between the classical world and the quantum world:
United Launch Alliance Launches... Go SBIRS GEO Go! For US Air Force
“I can’t think of a better way to kick off the new year.”
USAF Dispatches SBIRS To Orbit For Enhanced Global Situation Awareness
The 460th Space Wing at Buckley AFB, Aurora, Colorado, operates the SBIRS system.
Aerojet Rocketdyne's Power and Thrust Sends USAF's SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Skyward
mission will provide key capabilities in the areas of missile warning, missile defense, technical intelligence and battlespace awareness,
Lockheed Martin's Success... 'Now We’re Talking' USAF's SBIRS Responds to Ground Control
detects missile launches, supports ballistic missile defense, expands technical intelligence gathering, and bolsters situational awareness on the battlefield.
Arianespace Celebrated in Hawaii at Pacific Telecommunications Council 2017
â€‹Warm climate and warmer compliments over Arianespace's jobs well done and high expectations in 2017.
Third Indonesian Satellite To Launch Next Month
The satellite is named Telkom-3 and will support voice and data services.
Departing the ISS — Six CubeSats
These smallsats were pushed out of the ISS via the Kibo airlock using the new JEM Small Satellite Orbital Deployer (J-SSOD)
Prepping and Priming By Arianespace for Launch of Sentinel-2B
This Vega mission is part of another busy year for Arianespace’s launch services...
First Launch of the Year for Arianespace is to Carry Hispasat 36W-1 to Orbit
This geostationary satellite will be driven to orbit for the Spanish operator Hispasat using a Soyuz launch vehicle.
Gomspace Signs On With Chinese Private Launch Firm For Satellite Push
Landspace will use their Landspace-1 rocket to put Gomspace's satellites into orbit in 2018.
Singapore Slings Its Seventh Satellite From the ISS
"The long-term goal of the Kyutech-NTU joint space program is to do a lunar mission using the technologies demonstrated by these two satellites."
From France to Florida... Eurostar's SES-10 is on its Way for SpaceX Launch
SES-10 is the 45th satellite based on the Eurostar E3000 platform and the tenth to use electric propulsion for station-keeping.
ULA Launch of USAF's SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Scrubbed Violation of Safety Criteria
SBIRS mission scrubbed violation of...
First Singaporean Satellite Takes Leave Of ISS
The satellite will conduct tests to evaluate the durability of commercial off-the-shelf microprocessors in space...
Japan's First Missile Defense Satellite Set For Launch
The goal of this satellite is to detect and then track missiles that are launched from North Korea...
China Plans to Launch an Earthquake Cognizant Satellite
This satellite may be used in monitoring and forecasting earthquakes and is the nation's first, space-based platform for monitoring tremors.