Satellite News

Just another satellite weblog

Archive for December 4th, 2020

Watch live now! NASA, SpaceX preview Saturday’s Dragon cargo launch to space station

December 4th, 2020 by

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Dragon cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station on Saturday (Dec. 5), and NASA will hold two news conferences today to discuss the upcoming flight.

Related Post:Arianespace’s year-end mission with Helios 2B is set for December 17NASA’s Kepler mission wins 2010 Software Of The Year AwardAerojet Rocketdyne subsystems for Orion spacecraft complete CDRKymeta to develop flat panel satellite antenna for O3bThor 5 pre-launch detailsMainstream Data Enhances Agreement With EPA Photo NetworkOneWeb books Ariane 6 launchesArianespace celebrates 50th launch success in a rowSovrn

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

Humor saved the day for the Selene II lunar analog mission — Commander’s report: Lunar day 11

December 4th, 2020 by

Commander Musilova reports about how the Selene II crew employed humor and resourcefulness to preserve their sanity during a simulated Moon mission at the HI-SEAS habitat.

Related Post:Alliant Techsystems, Inc. results FY 2012Worldspace Satellite Radio Reports Flattened SubscriptionsDelay of the day: PSLV-C22Viasat Outperforms Canal Digital In Nordic DTH MarketNew SBIRS ground system moves into evaluation phaseSentinel-3B arrives at Plesetsk CosmodromeFirst Iridium NEXT satellites validated in orbitProgress MS-03 cargo spacecraft has completed its missionSovrn

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

On This Day in Space! Dec. 4, 1965: Gemini 7 launches on 1st orbital rendezvous mission

December 4th, 2020 by

On Dec. 4, 1965, NASA launched the crewed Gemini 7 spacecraft on a two-week-long mission in low-Earth orbit. See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

Related Post:Alliant Techsystems, Inc. results FY 2012Worldspace Satellite Radio Reports Flattened SubscriptionsDelay of the day: PSLV-C22Viasat Outperforms Canal Digital In Nordic DTH MarketNew SBIRS ground system moves into evaluation phaseSentinel-3B arrives at Plesetsk CosmodromeFirst Iridium NEXT satellites validated in orbitProgress MS-03 cargo spacecraft has completed its missionSovrn

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ offers a better take with season 3, episode 8 ‘The Sanctuary’

December 4th, 2020 by

“Star Trek: Discovery” offers a better episode with “The Sanctuary” but it might have benefitted from not following on from last week’s emotion overload.

Related Post:Chinese satellite mysteryHarris to sell Government IT services businessUSAF releases final RFP for new rideshare capabilityArianespace announces revenue increaseAtlas V anomaly caused by first stage fuel systemThor 7 undergoing fuelling for dual-payload Ariane 5 mission in AprilAerojet and NEC co-operate on low power ion propulsion systemsLoral, MHR To Alter Financing AgreementSovrn

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

Watch live @ 1 pm ET: NASA previews science on SpaceX Dragon cargo resupply mission

December 4th, 2020 by

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Dragon cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station on Saturday (Dec. 5), and NASA will hold two news conferences today to discuss the upcoming flight.

Related Post:Chinese satellite mysteryHarris to sell Government IT services businessUSAF releases final RFP for new rideshare capabilityArianespace announces revenue increaseAtlas V anomaly caused by first stage fuel systemThor 7 undergoing fuelling for dual-payload Ariane 5 mission in AprilAerojet and NEC co-operate on low power ion propulsion systemsLoral, MHR To Alter Financing AgreementSovrn

Category: NEWS | No Comments »

Watch Russia launch new satellites in this awesome video

December 4th, 2020 by

Video’s views of launch shows flames spewing from multiple angles during ride to orbit

Related Post:Chinese satellite mysteryHarris to sell Government IT services businessUSAF releases final RFP for new rideshare capabilityArianespace announces revenue increaseAtlas V anomaly caused by first stage fuel systemThor 7 undergoing fuelling for dual-payload Ariane 5 mission in AprilAerojet and NEC co-operate on low power ion propulsion systemsLoral, MHR To Alter Financing AgreementSovrn

Category: NEWS | No Comments »