Continuing a recent streak, Friday saw the fourth successful orbital launch from China in one week. This time, the Zhongxing-1D (ChinaSat-1D) satellite was inserted into orbit by a Chang Zheng 3B rocket launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center.
Virgin Orbit projects that more than 40% of the company’s business by 2026 will be in national security and defense.
Iceye U.S., a subsidiary of the Finnish synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) satellite operator, announced a cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Technical Center (SMDTC).
The Space Force exercised an option worth $737 million to purchase three satellites under a previously awarded contract
After it delivers a prototype satellite to the Missile Defense Agency, Northrop Grumman plans to conduct an on-orbit test
The 12th launch by Arianespace in 2021, the Vega light launcher will lift off, for the third time this year, from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, on November 16, 2021.
China launched two classified military satellites Wednesday on top of a Long March 2C rocket augmented by a restartable upper stage.
France has successfully launched a state-of-the-art satellite into orbit, designed to allow all of France’s armed forces across the globe to communicate swiftly and securely.
“Star Wars” is back, and it will mean big money for American defense contractors.
The company founder praised the team for a ‘flawless’ launch.