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Bad Batteries Cause Launch Delay of U.S.A.F.'s AEHF-5 Mission
Atlas V is tailored to the needs of its passenger by adding as many as five side-mounted solid rocket boosters for increased lift performance and a ...
 
Aerojet Rocketdyne Ships the Orion Launch Abort System to Lockheed Martin
The jettison motor is one of three motors on the LAS but is the only motor that activates on every mission. It performs the critical task of separating the...
 
Maxar Technologies Reports All is Well with the EUTELSAT 7C Satellite
The satellite launched on June 20 aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from the Arianespace launch base in Kourou, French Guiana. EUTELSAT 7C...
 
Ariane 5 Successfully Delivers ... Launch of T-16 and EUTELSAT 7C
"so each new success is a source of pride and encouragement for ever-higher space ambitions to benefit our customers around the world,”
 
UPDATE: The Russian Spektr-RG Space Observatory Launch Now Pushed Out to July
The Spektr-RG is the joint Russian-German project intended to create a detailed map of the sky in the X-ray band. The space observatory will be...
 
Taking JUICE to Jupiter as ESA Signs Arianespace for the Launch
liftoff of approximately six tons, and placed in an Earth escape orbit toward Jupiter for a journey of 600 million kilometers after a 7.5-year cruise toward ...
 
New Capabilities and Services for Esrange Space Center Being Developed by SSC
A testbed for reusable rockets is currently being established and SSC aims at launching smallsats in a couple of years. In addition, SSC is now...
 
Space and Missile Systems Center Reveals Many Firsts in the 'Summer of Launch' Program
Space Test Program-2, scheduled on June 24, will be the first DOD mission to fly on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy and the first to use previously flown flight hardware. 
 
Sri Lanka's First Step ... Two Students' Cubesat Launched from ISS
Raavana-1 was designed and developed by two Sri Lankan youth while studying space engineering at Japan's Kyushu Institute of Technology. The...
 
Airbus Completes the Build of SEOSAT/Ingenio ... Now Comes the Testing
The spacecraft will now start a three-month environmental test campaign which includes the Thermal Balance and Vacuum test, followed by ...
 
Tom Choi's Airspace Internet Exchange Launches Saturn Satellite Networks to Build GEO Satellite Platforms
Built entirely in the USA with heritage-based payload and bus components, Nationsat features a full-digital payload and 2.5 kW bus design that enables...
 
They'll  Be the First ... Visat-3's Commercial Launch on Next-Gen Ariane 64
The A64 launcher is expected to maintain launch quality and reliability, but with added mission effectiveness, efficiency and flexibility. The A64 launch...
 
Japanese-Built Water-Propelled Smallsat to Launch from ISS Next Year
If the experimental satellite with a microthruster using water as a propellant operates successfully, it would promote the practical use of one- to 10-...
 
'Green Fuel' to be Used by NASA for the First Time
NASA will test the fuel and compatible propulsion system in space for the first time with the Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM), set to launch...
 
The First Rideshare Mission for Spaceflight to Lift Off Later This Month
This mission, also called “Make It Rain” by Rocket Lab as a nod to the weather in Seattle and New Zealand, represents Spaceflight’s first of five...
 
Arianespace Begins Preparations for Flight VA248's Launch of AT&t's T-16 and EUTELSAT 7-C
The Launch Readiness Review (LRR) will take place on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in Kourou to authorize the start of operations for the final countdown.
 
Another Successful SpaceX Launch ... Canada's RADARSAT Constellation from Vandenberg AFB
In addition, the Dragon's stage one plowed back through the fog, accompanied by a sonic boom, and landed securely on SpaceX's Landing...
 
A New Fuel for Satellites Is So Safe It Won't Blow Up Humans
Hydrazine is a volatile fuel that will ruin your day—and perhaps your life—if you’re exposed to it. AFM-315, on the other hand, is less toxic than caffeine,
 
SpaceX Prepares for One of Their Most Challenging Launches for Space & Missile Systems 
among the most challenging launches in SpaceX history with four separate upper-stage engine burns, three separate deployment orbits, a final ... 
 
Virgin Orbit Signs an Agreement with ANA Holdings to Bring LauncherOne Service to Japan
The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) charts out a long-term partnership between ANA HD and Virgin Orbit, further strengthening ties...