Military communications satellite called WGS-9 designed for U.S. Army and for its allies will be launched tomorrow on the top of the Delta IV rocket. This is latest communications satellite built by Boeing for U.S. Army and partially sponsored by following countries: Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and New Zealand. Each country expressed will of…Read More
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Update for latest news and technical data on Tiangong-2 You can find here. Chinese space station, Tiangong-2 was already delivered to Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center for further assembling and testing. Launch of the station is planned on September 2016. Shenzhou-11 spacecraft, which will bring Chinese astronauts to Tiangong-2, will be delivered to Jiuquan soon. According to Xinhua news agency, space station was delivered yesterday Continue Reading...more
After negation at the beginning, through doubts on economic sense of reusability to full enthusiasm - it is change in Russian opinions on SpaceX and Blue Origin reusability attempts. Representatives of Russian space industry are recently often changing their mind in some cases. After successes of Blue Origin and SpaceX in attempts of implementing reusable technology to their rockets, Russian scientists and Continue Reading...more
National Reconnaissance Office mission NROL-61 utilizing United Launch Alliance ATLAS V rocket is planned on 21st April 2016 . Launch is planned from launch site SLC-41 in Cape Canaveral AFS. There is nothing special in fact, that next NROL mission is classified. As far as payload, we can only have gossips and conjectures. According to some sources, this time place Continue Reading...more