GovSat-1 mission and launch

SpaceX is targeting a Falcon 9 launch of the GovSat-1 satellite to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The launch window opens on Wednesday, January 31 at 4:25 p.m. EST, or 21:25 UTC, and closes at 6:46 p.m. EST, or 23:46 UTC. The Read More

Launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 mission on Friday

[caption id="attachment_1398" align="alignnone" width="600"] ULA Atlas V SBIRS GEO Flight 4 Mission  Launch reported on January 19th[/caption]   The launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V carrying the SBIRS GEO Flight 4 mission was scrubbed today due to a ground issue associated with the booster liquid oxygen system.   The launch is planned for Read More

Luxembourg and China agreed to cooperate on space exploration

[caption id="attachment_1407" align="aligncenter" width="318"] Luxembourg and China agreed to cooperate on space exploration  photo MECO[/caption]   The Ministry of the Economy and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that provides a framework for the development and implementation of scientific, technical, economic and political cooperation between Luxembourg and China in Read More

Director General for UAE Space Agency hightlights Mars mission challenges at Cabsat 2018

Caption: His Excellency Dr Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director General for the UAE Space Agency speaking at CABSAT, running until 16 January at the Dubai World Trade Centre His Excellency Dr Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director General for the UAE Space Agency delivered a keynote session on the importance of the country’s space programme highlighting Read More