Weekly Top Stories
March 20th, 2017 March 26th, 2017
A Double Celebration as USAF's WGS-9 Launches on the Air Force's 70th Anniversary
What a day, a launch and an anniversary celebration for the USAF.
Ongoing Launch Blockage — The Strike (A "Social Movement") Continues the Delay of an Arianespace Mission
The strike continues to hold up SGDC and KORESAT-7 departure...
China Strives to Imitate SpaceX... Recover and Reuse Launch Rockets
China is developing a system to recover parts of rockets used in space launches to bring down costs and make its space program ...
Pressure Mounts on Australian Government to Launch Space Agency
South Australia has a long history in the space industry, which started when the Woomera Test Range was established in 1947 about 450km north of Adelaide.
Rocket Lab Raises $75 Million in Funding... Ready to Revolutionize Satellite Launches
Rocket Lab has received to date $148 million, with the company now valued in excess of $1 billion (USD).
Payloads from US National Laboratory Research Prepped and Ready for Orbital ATK CRS-7 Launch
The ISS US National Laboratory is chartered to facilitate research in the microgravity environment that benefits life on Earth.
Sarah Parker Named As Interim Group Manager Director by SSTL
Sarah Parker has been part of SSTL’s team since 1997...
Japan's New Satellite to Keep an Eye on North Korea
The Radar 5 unit was carried into space on Japan’s mainstay H-IIA rocket from a launch site in the country’s southwest.
Flat Panel Antennas and the Connected World — An NSR Report
The surge in demand for connectivity-on-the-move has been a major trend for the satellite industry this decade...