United Launch Alliance had problems during last launch of RD-180 engine in the first stage of their Atlas V rocket; they were not given to public during live broadcast on 23 March 2016. Luckily for ULA, Centaur upper stage gave its best and Cygnus is on its way to International Space Station. During live broadcast from mission OA-6 contracted for…Read More
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Next Chinese remote sensing satellite equipped with Synthetic Aperture Radar was launched today at 06:55 local time on atop of Long March 4C. Rocket with satellite under payload fairing was launched at 22:55 GMT on August 9 from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center placed in Northern China; as previously launched Gaofen satellites (Gaofen means "high resolution" in Chinese) is part of Continue Reading...more
According to latest news China's space plans of following years are covering many ambitious aims. It is clearly visible that CNSA and in general China's space industry is really aware of its own potential and its representatives strongly believe that good and strong economy of China will create positive conditions for space companies. Money will be surely something to worry Continue Reading...more
Today in the early morning hours Ariane 5 ECA rocket lifted off new communication and broadcasting satellite for Eutelsat from ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana. Today Ariane-5 lifted off from ELA-3 complex in Guiana Space Center to its 85th mission (274th mission by Arianespace). Ariane lifted new Eutelsat satellite designed and manufactured by SSL (with utilization of SSL-1300 satellite bus). Lift off started two Continue Reading...more