Satellite News

Just another satellite weblog

Archive for October 13th, 2019

ICON finally air-launched on Pegasus

October 13th, 2019 by

Rocket: Pegasus XL; Payload: Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON); Date: 11 October 2019, 0031 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. The satellite was placed into a 597 km x 602 km x 27.0 degrees orbit.

Related Post:Amazonas 4A anomaly under investigationGoogle buys ‘atmospheric satellite’ companyNASA signs agreement with SpaceX for use of launch padSSTL announces successful launch of KazEOSat-2Sierra Nevada Corporation to acquire Orbital Technologies CorporationYet another Kosmic explosionPSLV-C23 launch scheduled on 30 June 2014GPM pre-launch detailsSovrn

Category: LAUNCHES | No Comments »

Aerojet Rocketdyne to develop novel rocket engine technology

October 13th, 2019 by

Aerojet Rocketdyne has entered into a Space Act Agreement with NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center to design and manufacture a lightweight rocket engine thrust chamber assembly using innovative additive manufacturing processes and materials.

Related Post:Amazonas 4A anomaly under investigationGoogle buys ‘atmospheric satellite’ companyNASA signs agreement with SpaceX for use of launch padSSTL announces successful launch of KazEOSat-2Sierra Nevada Corporation to acquire Orbital Technologies CorporationYet another Kosmic explosionPSLV-C23 launch scheduled on 30 June 2014GPM pre-launch detailsSovrn

Category: LAUNCHES | No Comments »

OPIR GEO satellite programme completes preliminary design review

October 13th, 2019 by

The Next Generation OPIR Geosynchronous Earth Orbiting (GEO) satellite programme, commonly referred to as NGG, achieved another major milestone in 2019 by completing its system/ground and space vehicle preliminary design review (PDR) on 27 September 2019.

Related Post:Amazonas 4A anomaly under investigationGoogle buys ‘atmospheric satellite’ companyNASA signs agreement with SpaceX for use of launch padSSTL announces successful launch of KazEOSat-2Sierra Nevada Corporation to acquire Orbital Technologies CorporationYet another Kosmic explosionPSLV-C23 launch scheduled on 30 June 2014GPM pre-launch detailsSovrn

Category: SATELLITES | No Comments »

Astroscale takes next step towards commercial debris removal mission

October 13th, 2019 by

Astroscale Holdings Inc. has entered the assembly, integration and test (AIT) phase of its End-of-Life Services by Astroscale-demonstration (ELSA-d) mission, following completion of rigorous design reviews and subsystem testing.

Related Post:Amazonas 4A anomaly under investigationGoogle buys ‘atmospheric satellite’ companyNASA signs agreement with SpaceX for use of launch padSSTL announces successful launch of KazEOSat-2Sierra Nevada Corporation to acquire Orbital Technologies CorporationYet another Kosmic explosionPSLV-C23 launch scheduled on 30 June 2014GPM pre-launch detailsSovrn

Category: SATELLITES | No Comments »