SpinLaunch Completes Milestone Flight Test 10 – Launching Payloads from NASA, Airbus U.S., Cornell University, Outpost

SpinLaunch and NASA Sign Space Act Agreement to Test Innovative Mass Accelerator Launch System

Payloads onboard Flight Test Vehicle captured critical launch and flight test data key to validating and commercializing SpinLaunch’s Suborbital and Orbital Launch Systems. SpinLaunch today announced the results of its tenth successful Flight Test of its Suborbital Accelerator from Spaceport America, New Mexico. The flight test, which occurred on September 27, 2022, demonstrated that SpinLaunch partners’ […]

Astra Announces Spacecraft Engine Contract with Airbus OneWeb Satellites

Astra Space today announced that it has been selected by Airbus OneWeb Satellites to supply the Astra Spacecraft Engine™ for integration into the portfolio of Arrow commercial small satellites manufactured by AOS. Airbus OneWeb Satellites LLC is a joint venture between Airbus and OneWeb. AOS manufactures satellites for the OneWeb commercial constellation and Airbus customers in Merritt Island, Florida. AOS is […]

Airbus-built Earth Observation Satellite (SARah-1) Ready for Launch

Airbus-built Earth observation satellite (SARah-1) ready for launchndeswehr

World-class Earth observation satellite system developed for the Bundeswehr The Airbus-built “SARah-1” Earth observation satellite, under subcontract to OHB System AG, has been transported from Friedrichshafen, Germany, to Vandenberg, California, USA, and is currently being prepared for launch in June 2022 and subsequent operation by Airbus in space. SARah is a new operational reconnaissance system […]

Ariel exoplanet satellite to be built by Airbus

Ariel exoplanet satellite to be built by Airbus

ESA and Airbus have signed a contract to move forward with the design and construction of the Atmospheric Remote-sensing Infrared Exoplanet Large-survey, Ariel, planned for launch in 2029. Ariel is the third in a trio of dedicated exoplanet missions conceived by ESA focusing on various aspects of this rapidly evolving subject area. It will follow […]