Televisionsklub and SES Extend Partnership for TV Distribution of Satelio

German-speaking viewers in sub-Saharan Africa will be able to continue watching TV channels via ASTRA 4A at 5 degrees East Happy African American Family watching TV and eating popcorn Satellite TV viewers across sub-Saharan Africa will be able to continue watching German TV channels offered by Satelio in Namibia and Deukom in South Africa announced Read More

SES Government Solutions Equips U.S. Airforce with SATCOM Capabilities

Multi-orbit satellite communications added to roster of advanced technology for ABMS tests SES Government Solutions (SES GS) has been awarded an Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) tests contract that allows to compete for individual task orders that together have a ceiling value of USD 950,000,000. The agreement is aimed at achieving the maturation, demonstration and Read More

NASA & SpaceX statement regarding pushing back Crew-1 by one day to Sunday – with photos

Update: Due to onshore winds and recovery operations, NASA and SpaceX are targeting launch of the Crew-1 mission with astronauts to the ISS International Space Station at 7:27 PM EST Sunday, Nov. 15th. The first stage booster is planned to be reused to fly astronauts on Crew-2. #LaunchAmerica -NASA by Scott Schilke for spacenews.lu and Read More

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NROL-101 Mission in Support of National Security

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-101 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off on Nov. 13 at 5:32 p.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. “Thank you to our mission partners, the NRO and the United States Space Force for their continued confidence Read More

First operational crewed flight Crew-1 to the ISS for NASA and SpaceX

...is scheduled to liftoff on November 14th 2020 …at 7:49:50 PM EST or 00:49:50 UTC from Kennedy Space Center from historic launch complex 39A. The primary crew is: Commander: Michael S. Hopkins NASAPilot: Victor J. Glover NASAMission Specialist 1: Soichi Noguchi JAXAMission Specialist 2: Shannon Walker NASA First stage booster B-1061.1 its first flight is Read More

SpaceX Crew-1 Welcome to the New Age of Spaceflight – livestream

Get ready to #LaunchAmerica! Join us for live coverage of SpaceX Crew-1, the first crew rotation flight to the International Space Station by a U.S. commercial spacecraft. photo by NASA The Crew Dragon 'Resilience' spacecraft will carry astronauts Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, and Shannon Walker of NASA and Soichi Noguchi of JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Read More