Arianespace is getting close to new record: 100 successful launches in a row performed by one organization. Thanks to Russian Soyuz rocket Company delivered today to orbit SES-15 communications satellite. With the codename VS17 Arianespace signed launch of Russian Soyuz-2.1b rocket from Guiana Space Center with first SES satellite with electric propulsion. This step is…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
Three different payloads delivered after three launches from America and Asia within last last 24 hoursLast day were in fact busy in space - CNSA, SpaceX and JAXA launched payloads for both commercial and government operators. A Chinese Long March 2D rocket with Venezuelan Remote Sensing Satellite 2, “Antonio José de Sucre”, lifted off from the Launch Pad 603 at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 4:13 UTC on October 9, 2017. Rocket managed to deliver Continue Reading...more
International Space Station performed scheduled reboost on Wednesday, 9 August, 2017 to correct its course before planned for September 2nd return of Soyuz MS-04. Reboost and course change was possible thanks to engines of progress MS-06 cargo spacecraft docked to Zvezda docking port. Progress arrived to ISS on 16 June 2017 after lasting 48 hours space journey. Progress MS-06 fired Continue Reading...more