Weekend COMMS Report

Jim’s Weekend COMMS Report with highlights from the Space Channel Digital Newsroom, a new and innovative approach to content delivery powered by Artificial Intelligence, Neural Language Processing and Procedurally Generated Animation. This Weekend’s Report covers: Blue Origin’s Uncrewed NS-23 Experience’s In-Flight Failure just over a minute into Flight NASA’s Perseverance Rover Investigates Geologically Rich Mars […]

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 […]

Rocket Lab to Launch 150th Satellite on Upcoming Mission for Synspective

Rocket Lab to Launch 150th Satellite on Upcoming Mission for Synspective

Rocket Lab USA today announced its upcoming 30th Electron launch will deliver its 150th payload and 300th Rutherford engine to space. The mission is a dedicated launch for Japanese Earth-imaging satellite constellation operator Synspective. “The Owl Spreads Its Wings” mission is scheduled to lift off from Pad B at Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand during […]

Rocket Lab Brings Forward Launch for Earth Imaging Company Synspective

Rocket Lab Brings Forward Launch for Earth Imaging Company Synspective

The mission is the first of three upcoming dedicated Electron launches for Synspective and demonstrates Rocket Lab’s flexible and responsive launch capability. Rocket Lab USA today announced the launch window for a dedicated Electron mission for Japanese Earth-imaging company Synspective. The 14-day launch window opens February 28th UTC and will lift off from Rocket Lab’s […]

Synspective to Launch Three Satellites Aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron

Synspective to Launch Three Satellites Aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron

Synspective, a Japanese Earth-imaging company, will launch three of its StriX satellites aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle, the companies announced Tuesday. The satellites will add to Synspective’s synthetic aperture radar (SAR) constellation, developed to take images of the Earth and detect changes to the planet’s surface down to the millimetre. It operates regardless of […]