NASA Monitors Disasters to Help with Recovery

photo copyright NASA From space and in the air, our fleet of satellites and aircraft are observing the effects of natural disasters and providing information to local governments to aid their recovery efforts. In addition to working with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide updates on hurricanes, we’re tracking the extent of the Read More

United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy NROL-44 Launch Scheduled for September 26

The launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office is planned for Sept. 26, 2020. The launch period is 12:01-1:35 a.m. EDT. The team has reviewed all data and ground support equipment and determined that a ground system regulator internal component failure was Read More

SES Simplifies Sports Production with Stockley Park Facility in London

New facility offers easy access to SES’s global network and new video production services as sports relaunch worldwide photo Asta As remote production for sports ramps up around the globe, SES is providing broadcasters with a newly opened, full-service sports and events facility in Greater London. Apart from handling downlink, decoding, processing and recording, SES’s Read More

Elon Musk and his SpaceX team successfully launched Starlink 11(12) – with photos

On a bright grey but cloud free morning at 8:46 AM EDT or 12:46 UTC Elon Musk and his SpaceX team successfully launched Starlink 11(12) from historic launch complex 39A adding another 60 satellites to the Starlink constellation totaling 715 satellites. First stage booster B-1060.2 completed its second mission to outer space and successfully re-landed Read More

Starlink mission update

In case you missed it, we are standing down from today’s launch of Starlink and are now targeting September 1, which is pending Range approval. Lightning which caused Starlink 11 delay to Sept. 1st 9:29 AM EDtT or 13:29 UTC SpaceX Communications- photos Scott SCHILKE spacenews.lu Read More

ULA Delta IV Heavy Scrub Statement

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Aug. 29, 2020 The launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office was scrubbed today due to an unexpected condition during terminal count at approximately three seconds before liftoff. The team is currently reviewing all data and will determine Read More