Last 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,…Read More
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Globalstar Hopes Offering Broadband Services Can Fulfill Debt Obligations Globalstar, a satellite fleet operator focusing on low Earth orbit spacecraft, has met with regulators from over 30 countries to discuss plans to offer mobile broadband services. They hope to gain authorizations from each of those countries, approving the use of their terrestrial communication system, using S-band. As a result, about Continue Reading...more
Planned for today launch of the European Observation satellite Sentinel-3A, part of the Copernicus program, will be performed according to schedule at 17:57 GMT from launch site 133/3 in Plesetsk cosmodrome. Sentinel-3A is part of, being still under development, European program for creating constellation of observation satellites. It was designed by Thales Alenia Space with utilization of Prima bus (contracted in Continue Reading...more
We know something more- positive conclusions after teleconference with NASA and Bigelow Aerospace which took place today at 18:oo GMT. One we know for sure - BEAM is fine and probably problems during inflating which appeared yesterday are not serious. First of all during last night, BEAM which was still under slow inflating process started to extract. After last night Continue Reading...more