Indian space agency ISRO launched yesterday their last navigation satellite from IRNSS series on atop of PSLV launch vehicle. Launch was performed from first launch pad in Satish Dhawan Space Center at 07:20 GMT. Just as during previous missions of IRNSS satellites, ISRO decided to rely on their PSLV XL rocket. IRNSS stands for Indian Regional Navigation…Read More
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New Russian spacecraft "Federation" will probably start regular manned missions from 2025. According to TASS news agency Roscosmos is planning to start regular flights to Moon orbit from 2025 with new "Federation" spacecraft. "Federation” is under development since 2008, when Russia cancelled participation in joint project of new spacecraft with ESA. New spacecraft will replace in service Soyuz space vehicles, which Continue Reading...more
It is possible that in following years Orbital ATK will present new medium rocket as a competition for SpaceX and ULA. Orbital ATK is targeting to take some part from NROL missions market. On 14 January 2016 Orbital ATK announced about their plans for new EELV rocket; it should not be surprising after US Air Force awarder Orbital ATK with contracts Continue Reading...more
SpaceX already planned another launch of Falcon-9 rocket with first stage adopted from already launched vehicle. This time under the fairing we will see first in the history Bulgarian communications satellite - BulgariaSat-1. First Bulgarian satellite will be communications and broadcasting spacecraft. Contracted to Space Systems/Loral in 2014 is based on SSL-1300 satellite bus and is equipped with 2 Ku-band FSS transponders and Continue Reading...more