After purchasing Sea Launch company by S7 group, future of this innovative launch service provider was unsure. Problems caused by lack of the sufficient number of rockets compatible with sea platform seemed not to bother extensively new owner. Now it seems that problem seemed to be resolved. Sea Launch was acquired from Energia corporation in…Read More
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Orbcomm announced on their conference for investors on November 2, 2017 that issue which affected three of their second generation satellites is not general error with whole constellation. Technical glitch appeared on August 2017 when three satellites from Orbcomm constellation suddenly lost contact with ground control stations. Company announced in August that operationality of constellation was not seriously affected and Continue Reading...more
One of the engines of Space Launch System rocket finished fire test in NASA Stennis research facility. It was pre-used engine #0528, which was last tested on 2009; according to Steve Wofford, manager of the SLS Liquid Engines Office at Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama (interview published on Nasaspaceflight.com), it was seventh major RS-25 fire test and second necessary to finish certification Continue Reading...more
Rocket Lab announced that launch of their light rocket called Electron is delayed due the poor weather conditions at Launch Complex 1 at Māhia Peninsula, New Zealand. Rocket Lab suffers for delay since last Sunday. Maiden flight of the Electron rocket carrying capsule with sensors and scientific equipment was planned originally for 21st May, but due the unstable weather Company Continue Reading...more