A crucial piece of space technology is now being adapted for medical use back on Earth, with huge success. The Canadarm2, the robotic arm on the International Space Station (ISS), was launched in 2001 to be used to aid in the station’s construction as well, as to capture and bring in cargo ships, like Orbital…Read More
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Cubesat satellites are conquering space market and are sign of changes in approach to space services. Not without a reason - their potential is still increasing. NASA announced about their new public-private partnership with Aerojet Rocketdyne for developing new propulsion system for satellites. It would not be surprising fact - NASA is space agency and sometimes it is developing new engines under public-private Continue Reading...more
Sentinel-3A, observation satellite devoted to ocean and weather monitoring program was launched successfuly on yesterday evening. Launch was performed from Plesetsk cosmodrome in Russia, from launch site 133/3 exactly forty seconds later then it was planned. At 17:57:40 GMT on 16 February 2016 Rokot rocket took off from Plesetsk. Targeted orbit for Sentinel-3A is characterized with apogee at 817 km and Continue Reading...more
Planned launch of Progress-MS unmanned spacecraft with supplies for ISS with Soyuz-2.1a rocket from launch sit LC-31 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Progress spaceship has long history in ISS program. Designed back in the seventies as a supply spaceship for Salyut and Mir space stations. After Mir reentry, Progress became cargo spacecraft of choice for ISS resupplying missions. Critical time started after Continue Reading...more