Agência Espacial Brasileira (AEB), Brazilian Space Agency, decided to change vision and some objectives in their space program. It was announced at official website of AEB on April 6, 2016, that one of the variants of future launch vehicle called VLS-1 is cancelled and would not be developed in following years under Brazilian National Space Program (PNAE),…Read More
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York Space Systems is a Denver-based company that manufacturers small satellites. The company had teamed up with the US Army to launch its Harbinger mission in November of this year. Before the satellite could be cleared for launch, it had to pass several key technical reviews. The US Army Space and Missile Systems Defense Command confirmed that the mission was Continue Reading...more
Roscosmos launched on Friday Soyuz-2.1A rocket from launch site 31/6 at Baikonur Cosmodrome. In spite of Kanopus V-IK remote sensing satellite, rocket delivered also 72 various cubesat satellites weighing around 17 kg 1U sized up to 120 kg 6U sized. Rocket was launched punctually at 06:36 UTC. Rocket delivered payload inside cargo compartment of Fregat upper stage. Engines started at Continue Reading...more
Next success of JAXA after HTV-6 cargo mission. Their experimental rocket Epsilon delivered to orbit Exploration of energization and Radiation in Geospace (ERG) satellite today. It was second successful flight of Epsilon in the history of the program which started in 2007. Today Japanese space agency JAXA managed to perform successful launch of the latest version of their experimental small Continue Reading...more