AST SpaceMobile’s BlueWalker 3 Test Satellite Arrives at Cape Canaveral for Upcoming Launch

AST SpaceMobile’s BlueWalker 3 Test Satellite Arrives at Cape Canaveral for Upcoming Launch

AST SpaceMobile plans BlueWalker 3 direct-to-cell connectivity testing from space with mobile network operators on six continents AST SpaceMobile, Inc. today announced that its BlueWalker 3 test satellite (BW3) has arrived at Cape Canaveral. The satellite recently departed an off-site testing facility in California after collecting flight data for the upcoming planned launch to low […]

Blue Origin Successfully Completes 22nd Mission to Space 

Blue Origin Successfully Completes 22nd Mission to Space

Today, Blue Origin successfully completed its sixth human spaceflight and the 22nd flight for the New Shepard program. The astronaut crew included: Coby Cotton, Mário Ferreira, Vanessa O’Brien, Clint Kelly III, Sara Sabry, and Steve Young.   The crew achieved three historic firsts:  Sara Sabry became the first person from Egypt to fly to space.  […]

Rocket Lab Readies National Security Launch for National Reconnaissance Office

Rocket Lab Readies National Security Launch for National Reconnaissance Office

Rocket Lab today confirmed that the second of two back-to-back national security launches for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) has been scheduled for August 2 UTC. The NROL-199 (“Antipodean Adventure”) mission is scheduled to lift off from Pad B at Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 during a launch window opening on August 2, 05:00 UTC. […]

Vega-C Successfully Completes Inaugural Flight

Vega-C successfully completes inaugural flight

ESA’s new Vega-C rocket has completed its inaugural flight, placing main payload LARES-2 – a scientific mission of the Italian Space Agency ASI – into its planned orbit. Six research CubeSats from France, Italy and Slovenia flew as secondary payloads. The launch caps a multi-year effort by ESA, prime contractor Avio and industrial partners in […]

SES’s C-band Satellite Successfully Launched Onboard SpaceX Rocket

SES’s C-band Satellite Successfully Launched Onboard SpaceX Rocket

SES announced today that the SES-22 satellite was successfully launched into space onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX’s Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, United States, at 5:04 pm local time. The first of SES’s C-band satellites dedicated to freeing up the lower 300 MHz of C-band […]