It was announced that China will be main contractor for new Nigcomsat satellites. China and Nigeria are starting negotiating new contract for additional Nigcomsat satellites. Government of Nigeria is planning to spend over $700 million for this investment thanks to the credit provided by China Exim Bank. Chinese contractor, China Great Wall Industry Corporation will develop two satellites: Nigcomsat-2 and Nigcomsat-3.…Read More
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Two companies established joint venture for creating new kind of space logistic service and separated before reaching first contract. Now both have same problem - success. Sometimes it is hardest part is to deal with losing chance. Recently, on April 12 2016 Orbital ATK signed with Intelsat first in history contract for servicing satellites in space with utilization of their Continue Reading...more
Company which planned to built own space plane called Lynx to start competition with Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser bankrupted. XCOR was present on the market since 1999 and well known due the creating EZ-Rocket plane. It was first privately built and operated rocket plane in the history, which performed maiden flight in 2001. Two years later, in 2003, Company announced their Continue Reading...more
Minotaur-4, converted ICBM missile, was successfully assembled at Launch Pad 46 at Cape Canaveral last Friday, August 19, 2017. Orbital ATK, operator of Minotaur-4, passed through assembly process at Launch Pad 46 last Friday. Rocket was delivered in parts and thanks to the fact, that rocket is solid fueled, assembling process was done safely directly at the launch pad. Minotaur-4 Continue Reading...more