NASA, ULA Successfully Launch Weather Satellite, Re-entry Tech Demo

NASA, ULA Successfully Launch Weather Satellite, Re-entry Tech Demo

NASA successfully launched the third in a series of polar-orbiting weather satellites for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) at 1:49 a.m. PST Thursday, as well as an agency technology demonstration on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. In addition to the newest Joint Polar Satellite […]

SES Selects Arianespace to Launch EAGLE-1 Satellite for Europe’s Quantum Cryptography

SES Selects Arianespace to Launch EAGLE-1 Satellite for Europe’s Quantum Cryptography

EAGLE-1 satellite for ESA’s end-to-end Quantum Key Distribution system to launch on the Vega C rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana in 2024 The EAGLE-1 satellite, which will support the end-to-end secure Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) system for Europe, will be launched for SES by Arianespace on a Vega C rocket from French Guiana […]

Rocket Lab Successfully Deploys 152nd Satellite

Rocket Lab Successfully Deploys 152nd Satellite

Rocket Lab USA has successfully launched its 32nd Electron mission to deploy its 152nd satellite to orbit, a science payload for the Swedish National Space Agency. The MATS satellite was deployed to its 585km circular orbit by Electron following lift-off at 17:27 UTC. “Congratulations to the teams at OHB Sweden and the Swedish National Space Agency on […]

Successful launch of EUTELSAT HOTBIRD 13G satellite

Successful launch of EUTELSAT HOTBIRD 13G satellite

Second of two satellites to be placed at Eutelsat’s flagship 13-degree East position Bringing newest resources and enhanced services at Eutelsat EMEA’S leading TV neighborhood Capex optimization with replacement of three existing satellites by two, and application of design-to-cost policy Satellite hosting the EGNOS GEO-4 payload, enabling the EUSPA to deliver reliable and secure space-based […]

DARPA Awards Spire Global Contract to Design Satellite

Spire Expands Contract with NASA for Earth Observation Data

The contract will leverage Spire’s pioneering Space Services model to design a satellite that could carry the agency’s sensor to very low Earth orbit to improve characterization of the ionosphere Spire Global was awarded a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to deliver a preliminary design for a satellite that would carry an […]

Satellite to Study Earth’s Water Arrives at Launch Site

Satellite to Study Earth’s Water Arrives at Launch Site

The international SWOT mission will view Earth’s ocean and surface water on land with unprecedented clarity. The Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite arrived at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, where teams will begin final preparations for the spacecraft’s launch in December on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Center-4 East. SWOT is […]

NASA Awards Commercial Small Satellite Data Acquisition Agreement

NASA has selected GHGSat, Inc., of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, to provide commercial small constellation satellite products for evaluation to determine the utility for advancing NASA’s science and application goals. GHGSat will provide a comprehensive catalogue of Earth Observation data High-Resolution Gas Detection Commercial Earth Observation Data products. This is a fixed-price blanket purchase agreement and […]

Rocket Lab Successfully Launches 30th Electron Rocket & 150th Satellite to Space

Rocket Lab Successfully Launches 30th Electron Rocket & 150th Satellite to Space

Rocket Lab has delivered its 30th mission and 150th satellite to orbit following its latest successful Electron launch earlier today. “The Owl Spreads Its Wings” dedicated mission for Japanese Earth-observation company Synspective launched on the Electron rocket from Pad B at Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 at 20:38 UTC, September 15, 2022. The mission successfully deployed a […]

EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite selected by Liquid Intelligent Technologies for broadband connectivity services across Uganda, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo

New-generation Satellite EUTELSAT KONNECT VHTS Built by Thales Alenia Space Heading to Kourou Launch Site

Reinforcing long-term partnership through first-time delivery of Ka-band services by Liquid Intelligent Technologies Showcasing the appeal of EUTELSAT KONNECT in Sub-Saharan Africa to support telecom operators in bridging the digital divide Introducing a ground station in South Africa, helping expand local coverage to secure and create new business opportunities Eutelsat Communications and Liquid Intelligent Technologies, […]

Rocket Lab Prepares to Launch Synspective Satellite on 30th Electron Launch

Rocket Lab Readies First 2022 Electron Launch, BlackSky Adds Another Mission to Manifest

The StriX-1 satellite will be the third mission for Synspective launched to space by Rocket Lab and the 150th satellite launched overall on Electron Rocket Lab is preparing to launch its 30th Electron rocket and 150th satellite to space during a dedicated mission for Japanese Earth-imaging company Synspective on Wednesday, September 14 UTC. The launch will take place […]