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Arianespace launches two communication satellites for Intelsat
25 August, 2016
Arianespace has launched the Intelsat 33e and Intelsat 36 telecommunications relay satellites into geostationary transfer orbit for US-based satellite operator...
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Solvay opens new carbon fibre production facility for aerospace sector Thursday, August 25, 2016 Belgium-based Solvay has opened a new carbon fibre production line at its facility in Piedmont, South Carolina, US, in order to increase capacity of a major raw material to make...

Airlander 10 crash-lands after second test flight Thursday, August 25, 2016 The world’s longest aircraft, Airlander 10, has crash-landed at the end of its second test...

Inmarsat clears Honeywell’s JetWave for GX Aviation in-flight broadband service Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Global mobile satellite communications service provider Inmarsat has awarded final certification to Honeywell’s JetWave hardware, which allows access to its new GX Aviation in-flight...

Elbit System tests drone for disaster response in North Dakota, US Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Elbit Systems of America has tested its Hermes 450 unmanned aircraft system (UAS) in North Dakota, US, to help in assessing damage to utility infrastructure after storms, tornadoes, and...

ESA to create solar eclipses with Proba-3’s launch in 2019 Wednesday, August 24, 2016 The European Space Agency (ESA) is preparing to launch the Proba-3 ‘double-satellite’ in 2019, with the aim of creating its own solar eclipses and studying the Sun’s...

ISRO to launch mission to Sun by 2020 Tuesday, August 23, 2016 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch its Aditya-L1 satellite mission to study the Sun by...

Nasa re-establishes contact with STEREO spacecraft Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Nasa has re-established contact with one of its solar terrestrial relations observatories, known as STEREO-B spacecraft, after a gap of nearly two...

OHB System selects Northrop Grumman to provide navigation system for German satellite Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Northrop Grumman (NOC) has secured a contract from OHB System to provide the space inertial reference system for Germany's SARah satellite-based radar reconnaissance...

GomSpace to buy NanoSpace Monday, August 22, 2016 Danish nanosatellite provider Gomspace has signed a letter of intent (LoI) to acquire Sweden’s NanoSpace, a subsidiary of Svenska rymdaktiebolaget (Swedish...

Police seizes two drones carrying mobiles and drugs to Pentonville jail in London Monday, August 22, 2016 Officers have seized two drones containing mobile phones and drugs flying near HMP Pentonville prison in London,...

Airbus to test self-driving ‘flying taxi’ next year Monday, August 22, 2016 French aerospace company Airbus is planning to test a driverless ‘flying taxi’ prototype by the end of next year in order to address urban traffic...

Saudi Arabian Airlines receives Airbus A330-300 Regional aircraft Friday, August 19, 2016 National carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines has taken delivery of an A330-300 Regional aircraft, becoming the first airline to receive the new member from Airbus’ A330...

Nasa's Mars landing aircraft prototype conducts first flights Friday, August 19, 2016 A group of students has conducted a flight test of a prototype Mars landing aircraft at Nasa's Armstrong Flight Research Centre in California,...

AGC AeroComposites develops new thermoplastic composite welding process for aerospace Friday, August 19, 2016 UK-based composite aerostructures, assemblies and components provider AGC AeroComposites has developed a new, low-cost thermoplastic composite welding...

Deals this week: Airbus, Flyht Aerospace Friday, August 19, 2016 CGS SpA Compagnia Generale per lo Spazio has secured a contract from Airbus Defence and Space to produce and supply the MicroWave Imager instrument for the MetOp Second Generation weather...

Vector Space Systems launches software defined satellites business unit Thursday, August 18, 2016 Micro satellite space service provider Vector Space Systems has launched its new Galactic Sky software-defined satellites business...

Nasa to launch asteroid sample return mission in September Thursday, August 18, 2016 Nasa is planning to launch its first asteroid sample mission from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, US, in...

NPL scientists develop new 3D thermal imaging technique for satellites Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Temperature and humidity scientists at UK-based National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have developed a new method to take 3D thermal images of...

Marlink and IDG Europe test new portable tracking system for aircraft Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Global satellite communication and digital solutions provider Marlink and IDG Europe has completed the trials of a new Smalltrack portable tracking system for fixed-wing...

Astro Aerospace completes preliminary design review for NISAR reflector Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Astro Aerospace has completed the preliminary design review (PDR) of the AstroMesh radar antenna reflector for the Nasa-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (NISAR) satellite....


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