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Archive for April 17th, 2019

Northrop Grumman completes CRS-1 contract with Cygnus launch

April 17th, 2019 by

Rocket: Antares; Payload: NG CRS-11; Date: 17 April 2019, 2046 UTC; Launch site: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, Wallops Island, USA. The Cygnus cargo vessel reached its target orbit approx. nine minutes after lift-off.

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FORMOSAT-7 spacecraft arrive at launch site

April 17th, 2019 by

NSPO in Taiwan have shipped six FORMOSAT-7 satellites to the U.S. in preparation for their launch on Falcon Heavy later this year, according to SSTL, which provided the satellites’ buses.

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AGI, USSTRATCOM enter into SSA sharing agreement

April 17th, 2019 by

Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) and U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) have signed an agreement for space situational awareness (SSA) services and data. The SSA Sharing agreement enables AGI, including its Commercial Space Operations Center (ComSpOC), and USSTRATCOM to exchange SSA information and services in a streamlined process.

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