ULA Delta IV Heavy NROL-44 Mission Set to Launch September 26

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Delta IV Heavy launch carrying the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office. The mission is set to lift off on Saturday, Sept. 26 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows a 60 percent chance of favorable weather conditions for launch. Read More

SES Advances Digital Transformation with Cloud-First Strategy, Expanded Agreement

Cyber cloud symbol project creating. Abstract concept of data storage, database, computing, servers, archive and documents safety 3d illustration. Drawing digital scheme line of futuristic idea. Multi-year agreement with Microsoft includes Azure Orbital integration, SES’s expanded use of Azure and joint development of new video and data connectivity services SES today announced plans to significantly Read More

SES Becomes Microsoft Azure Orbital Founding Connectivity Partner

Connection network in dark servers data center room storage systems 3D rendering SES’s proven low-latency MEO managed services to be part of Microsoft’s new multi-orbit satellite connectivity integrated with Azure, promising optimized cloud application performance for O3b mPOWER customers SES today announced it has joined as the medium Earth orbit (MEO) connectivity partner for Microsoft Read More

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

NASA & Boeing OFT-2 planned for December 2020

NASA & Boeing jointly announced that the next unmanned Starliner OFT-2 (Orbital Flight Test) attempt number two will be targeting no earlier than December 2020 for a planned docking with the ISS. The Starliner CST-100 capsule built by Boeing for future crewed missions did not achieve all mission goals back on December 2019 when it 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

SpaceX Starlink 11(12) launch 3-9-2020 preview

SpaceX is now targeting Thursday September 3rd 2020 at 8:46 AM EDT or 12:46 UTC for the launch of Starlink 11(12) from historic launch complex 39A Cape Canaveral pending range acceptance - SpaceX team is using additional time for data review. Booster B-1060.2 has previously flown once before for the GPSIII-SV03 mission and will attempt Read More