NASA Announces New CubeSat Launch Initiative Partnership Opportunities

NASA Announces New CubeSat Launch Initiative Partnership Opportunities

NASA has announced a new round of opportunities through the agency’s CubeSat Launch Initiative (CSLI) for CubeSat developers, including educational institutions, to conduct scientific investigations and technology demonstrations in space and contribute to the agency’s exploration goals. “Small satellites, such as CubeSats play a valuable role in the agency’s educational, science, and technology investigations, including planetary exploration, […]

Virgin Orbit: Reimagining Satellite Deployment

Virgin Orbit: Reimagining Satellite Deployment

A privately invested company has reimagined satellite deployment with the ability to take off in almost any weather condition and without the requirement of a spaceport. The space launch services market has seen massive growth and this is just the beginning. According to Fortune Business Insights, “the global space launch services market is projected to […]

CAPSTONE Launches to Test New Orbit for NASA’s Artemis Moon Missions

CAPSTONE Launches to Test New Orbit for NASA’s Artemis Moon Missions

NASA’s CubeSat designed to test a unique lunar orbit is safely in space and on the first leg of its journey to the Moon. The spacecraft is heading toward an orbit intended in the future for Gateway, a lunar space station built by the agency and its commercial and international partners that will support NASA’s Artemis program, including […]

Rocket Lab Prepares to Launch CAPSTONE Mission to the Moon for NASA

Rocket Lab Appoints Arjun Kampani As General Counsel

Rocket Lab will launch a microwave oven-sized CubeSat dubbed CAPSTONE to a never-before-flown orbit around the Moon, blazing a new efficient deep space route that NASA hopes to use for future human spaceflight missions Rocket Lab USA is preparing to launch a satellite to the Moon for NASA as early as June 27th. The launch […]

Arianespace Vega rocket launches Earth observation satellite and 4 cubesats into orbit

Earth observation satellite and secondary payloads launched on Arianespace Vega

The Vega rocket conducted its nineteenth launch of Europe’s small lift vehicle, the second Vega launch of 2021, as well as the seventh Arianespace mission of the year. Arianespace flight VV19 lifted off from the ELV launch pad at the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana on Monday, August 16, at 10:47 PM local time (01:47 UTC on August 17).