Inmarsat Selects Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' H-3 Launch Vehicle for their Satellite Launch
Satnews Daily December 9th, 2018 UPDATED: Inmarsat Selects Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' H-3 Launch Vehicle for their Satellite Launch Inmarsat has entered into an agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) to be the fi...
Space Tango Reveals Plans for LEO Commercialization with their ST-42 Autonomous Orbital Platform
Space Tango Reveals Plans for LEO Commercialization with their ST-42 Autonomous Orbital Platform Space Tango has announced ST-42, a fully autonomous, robotic, orbital platform designed specifically for scalable manu...
Astronomers See Black Hole Destroy Star in a Distant Eruption
Astronomers See Black Hole Destroy Star in a Distant Eruption For the first time, astronomers have directly imaged the formation and expansion of a fast-moving jet of material ejected when the powerful gravity of a super...
The First Engine for the DARPA/Boeing Experimental Spaceplane Assembled by Aerojet Rocketdyne
June 5th, 2018 Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed assembly of their first AR-22 rocket engine built for Boeing (NYSE:BA) as part of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Experimental Spaceplane program. Artistic rend...
Iridium's NEXT Satellites are Tuned in and Turned On
SpaceX's successful launch on Tuesday of five of Iridium's NEXT satellites finds them all to be functioning nominally and have begun the testing and validation process. The launch brought the total number of Iridium NEXT satellites in orbit to 55, le...
Ohio State University's First Smallsat Launched
Satnews Daily May 22nd, 2018 Ohio State University has sent its first satellite into space — the CubeSat Radiometer Radio Frequency Interference Technology Validation mission — CubeRRT — seeks to improve the transmission of radio communication betwe...
Launch of India's GSAT-11 Satellite is Postponed by Arianespace
Due to additional technical checks that are necessary for the Indian Space Research Organization’s (ISRO) GSAT-11 satellite, which will be conducted at the ISRO Satellite Center (ISAC) that's located at Bangalore, the A...
Japan's Nod of Confidence with Arianespace to Launch BSAT-4b Satellite Adds to a Long History Since 1997
Arianespace will launch BSAT-4b, under the term of a turnkey contract between B-SAT and Maxar’s SSL. BSAT-4b will be launched by an Ariane 5 in 2020 from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Gui...
South Africa Shipping the AZCube-2 Satellite to India for July Launch
Africa's largest and most advanced smallsat is ready for launch, according to South African space authorities. The announcement was made by South African Minister of Science and Technology, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, who...
Launch Base Testing of the USAF's CBAS Satellite is Completed and will Fly with the EAGLE in Mid-April
The Continuous Broadcast Augmenting SATCOM, or CBAS, Satellite completed launch base testing on March 15 in preparation for the payload's scheduled launch aboard the AFSPC-11 mission.