Brazilian sounding rocket VSB-30 launched on 23 January 2017 at 03:30 UTC German scientific experiment MAIUS-1. Rocket was launched from Esrange Space Center in Sweden. It was 24th flight of VBS-30. MAIUS-1 is experiment by DLR, German space agency and covers test of the Einstein’s equivalence principle in microgravity. Rocket reached altitude of 238 km…Read More
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Sierra Nevada is still working on their Dream Chaser spacecraft. As Company has not yet built space certified version, work is still in progress - on Monday 17 July, Dream Chaser passed successfully another tow test at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center, located at Edwards Air Force Base, California. It is important step before planned for the end of 2017 series Continue Reading...more
Broadcasting market in constant development – Proton-M with Turksat-4B planned on 10th October 2015.Planned launch of Turksat-4B, Turkish telecommunication and direct TV broadcasting satellite from Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Fast growing TV market demands new possibilities. Turksat company will set expansion of broadcasting services for Turkey, West (Turkey, North Africa, Europe) and East (Turkey, Middle East, Asia). This way company is going to confirm its position in market of broadcasting services in Turkey. Last of satellites Continue Reading...more
Today China launched their experimental communications satellite and started program of tests of their electric ion thruster which could be adopted in future to satellite platforms manufactured and offered on commercial market by Chinese space industry. Long March 3B was launched today (12 April) from Xichang Satellite Launch Center; at 11:04 UTC rocket started from LC2 launch site. It delivered under Continue Reading...more