Second launch of Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) satellite in 2016 became success - ISRO confirmed with this launch that PSLV is reliable rocket and India has potential to offer launch services on very high level. Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System is developing and this year is good example of consequence of ISRO in implementing…Read More
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Roscosmos and RKK Energia are going to sale Sea Launch Company. According to TASS, both shareholders are interested in selling Sea Launch, company established for launching Ukrainian Zenit rocket from floating sea platform (whole idea was described in this post referring to Zenit rocket). RKK Energia repurchased shares from Boeing Commercial Space and planned to operate independently. Deep crisis between Russia and Ukraine caused Continue Reading...more
Echostar has finished all the necessary in-orbit tests before commissioning their latest communications satellite Echostar-21. Echostar-21 was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome on the top of the Proton-M rocket on July 7, 2017. Weighing 6900 kg satellite reached Geostationary Transfer Orbit as one of the heaviest payloads delivered to GTO by operated by ILS, Proton-M rocket. Satellite was moved to its designated orbit Continue Reading...more
Jaxa confirmed that yesterday successfully launched their X-ray space observation satellite from Tanegashima Space Center. Mission of Japanese X-ray observation satellite for astronomical purposes started yesterday at 09:45 GMT. This time weather was perfect, and in morning sun H-IIA rocket, supported by four solid fueled boosters, lifted off from Tanegashima Space Center. After only one minute, weighting around 300 tons rocket with Continue Reading...more