Spacecraft collecting sample from the asteroid Bennu on October 20

A United Launched Alliance (ULA) Atlas V launched NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on Sept. 8, 2016. After four years, the spacecraft will attempt to make history by performing a Touch-and-Go maneuver on the asteroid Bennu on Tuesday, Oct. 20 and become the first NASA spacecraft to collect a sample from an asteroid. photo ULA OSIRIS-REx launched Read More

SpaceX Starlink 14 launch

On a partly cloudy morning with light rain showers advancing on historic launch complex 39A SpaceX successfully launched their Starlink 14 mission with 60 company satellites on board at 8:25 AM EDT or 12:25 UTC from Cape Canaveral Florida for their 18th launch this year. First stage booster B-1051.6 flew and landed for the sixth Read More

Mercy Ships Leverages SES Networks’ Signature Maritime Solution to Bring Life-Saving Healthcare to World’s Deprived Regions

Improved satellite-based connectivity will allow communities in developing countries to receive better healthcare services including distant diagnostics, instant analyses as well as remote medical trainings for local medical staff Mercy Ships, the leading humanitarian mission delivering vital healthcare and medical training in some of the world’s most economically deprived regions, has announced it will be Read More

ULA Delta IV Heavy Scrub Statement – with photos

The launch of a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office was scrubbed today when the terminal countdown sequencer rack (TCSR) identified an unexpected condition prior to the engine start sequence. The TCSR, which controls the final 10 seconds of the countdown, performed as intended and safely Read More