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In the increasingly congested and contested space environment, Space Logistics and Space Situational Awareness markets are increasingly seen as a tool of flexibility and safety for satellite operators, although most of them are still waiting for a strong demand...
Blue Origin announced its seventh human flight, NS-25, will lift off from Launch Site One in West Texas today, May 19. The launch window opens at 8:30 AM CDT / 1330 UTC. The webcast on BlueOrigin.com will start at...
From 20 to 22 March 2024, ESA’s Future Space Transportation preparation programme (Future Launchers Preparatory Programme – FLPP) hosted the ESA Space Transportation Pitch Week: a series of virtual events exploring new technological concepts for space transportation. In line with...
In a groundbreaking achievement, United Launch Alliance (ULA) has successfully launched its next-generation Vulcan rocket, marking the beginning of a new era in space capabilities. The launch took place on January 8 at 2:18 a.m. EST from Space Launch...
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Jan 09, 2024
Rocket Lab USA has announced the launch window for its inaugural mission of 2024, the 'Four of a Kind' mission, which is set to deploy four cutting-edge Space Situational Awareness (SSA) satellites. The launch, scheduled no earlier than January 18, will take place from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand between 19:15-20:00 NZT (06:15-07:00 UTC). These satellites, the result of a co
Beijing (AFP) Jan 9, 2024
China on Tuesday successfully launched a satellite, state broadcaster CCTV said. "At 3:03 pm Beijing time on January 9, 2024, China successfully launched the Einstein Probe satellite," CCTV reported. The launch triggered immediate concern in Taiwan, where authorities issued emergency phone alerts, warning the public to "please beware of your safety". The Einstein Probe set off from t
Los Angeles CA (SPX) Jan 04, 2024
In a significant leap for mobile connectivity, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket has successfully launched the first set of Starlink satellites equipped with Direct to Cell capabilities, as reported by T-Mobile. This launch, part of the livestreamed event last night, marks a pivotal step in the Coverage Above and Beyond initiative, a joint venture between T-Mobile and SpaceX. This ambitious project aims
In an impressive display of technological prowess, SpaceX successfully launched the Ovzon 3 mission to geosynchronous transfer orbit on Wednesday, January 3 at 6:04 p.m. ET. The launch took place at the renowned Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) located...

Washington DC (UPI) Dec 15, 2023
Rocket Lab returned its Electron rocket into space for the first time since September with a successful New Zealand flight on Friday that released a Japanese satellite into orbit. The payload, the QPS-SAR-5, or Tsukuyomi-1 satellite, reached orbit about 57 minutes after launching from Rocket Lab's Launch Complex 1. The Japanese company iQPS develops and operates small SAR satellites and

Washington (AFP) Dec 12, 2023
Blue Origin said on Tuesday it was aiming to launch its New Shepard suborbital rocket next week, the first mission since an uncrewed crash in September 2022 set back the space company owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos. "We're targeting a launch window that opens on Dec. 18 for our next New Shepard payload mission," the company tweeted on X, adding the flight would contain 33 science and resear