The 99th launch & 100th mission for SpaceX Starlink 10 (11) was a huge success – with photos

The 99th launch & 100th mission for SpaceX Starlink 10 (11) was a huge success from launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Florida 10:31 AM EDT or 14:31 UTC August 18th 2020! Mission and launch highlights are: First stage booster B-1049.6 flew & landed for the 6th time a first for SpaceX. Five landings on Read More

COMNET Extends SES Networks’ Connectivity Solutions Over Latin America

COMNET and SES Networks’ extended partnership will see COMNET tap into the region’s high throughput satellite, SES-14, to gain enhanced coverage, capacity and flexibility over Latin America COMNET, one of Guatemala’s leading service providers, will leverage SES Networks’ Signature Enterprise Solutions and the SES-14 satellite to extend and enhance its high-performance next-generation broadband service QUANTTUM Read More

Rohde & Schwarz presents a new Q/V band RF upconverter for testing satellite payloads

To enable continually higher data rates for end users of satellite links, satellite operators are using higher frequencies, such as the Q/V band, where larger bandwidths are available. The new R&S SZV100A RF upconverter from Rohde & Schwarz now offers a solution for testing broadband transponders in the payloads of very high throughput satellites (VHTS). Read More

ULA Wins Multi-Year Competitive Contract Award to Launch Critical National Security Space Missions for the U.S. Space Force

Award represents 60 percent of the missions of the 5-year Phase 2 procurement The U.S. Space Force announced today that United Launch Alliance (ULA) was awarded a firm, fixed-price, indefinite-delivery contract to launch 60 percent of the missions on its newest launch procurement contract. This contract resulted from a competitive award under the Space Force’s Read More

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for Starlink mission launched – with photos

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket for a Starlink 9 (10) mission launched at 1:12 AM EDT or 5:12 UTC Friday August 7th from historic launch complex 39A at Cape Canaveral Florida photos by Scott SCHILKE Spacenew.lu (space-news.es) On board are 57 SpaceX sun visor equipped broadband communication satellites for the Starlink network and 2 ride Read More

SES Selects United Launch Alliance to Launch Two C-Band Satellites to Accelerate C-Band Clearing

U.S.-based United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket will launch satellites into orbit as part of SES’s contribution to facilitate 5G across America SES, the leader in global content connectivity solutions, has selected U.S.-based United Launch Alliance (ULA) to launch two C-band satellites. This launch is part of the company’s accelerated C-band clearing plan to meet Read More

NASA Astronauts Safely Splash Down after First Commercial Crew Flight to Space Station

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, splashes down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Pensacola, Florida at 2:48 p.m. EDT Aug. 2, 2020, where the spacecraft is recovered by SpaceX and brought aboard the recovery ship 'Go Navigator.' photos credits: NASA Television Two NASA astronauts splashed down Read More