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Airbus to launch Kazakhstan’s first Earth observation satellite KazEOSat-1
Monday, April 28, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space is set to launch Kazakhstan's first Earth observation satellite, KazEOSat-1, from the European spaceport in Kourou, French...

Airbus’s high-altitude pseudo-satellite Zephyr 8 programme moves ahead
Friday, April 25, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space has announced the launch of its high-altitude pseudo-satellite Zephyr 8 programme and is inviting potential customers and partners to conduct joint in-flight...

First Central American satellite to launch in 2016
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 The Central American Aeronautics and Space Administration (ACAE) has announced that the first Central American satellite, built in Costa Rica, will be launched into space in 2016....

Airbus builds new test area to mimic surface of Mars
Monday, March 31, 2014 Airbus Defence and Space has built an extended Mars Yard test area at its Stevenage, UK site, in an effort to replicate the surface of the Red...

Boeing to deliver first all-electric satellites by early 2015
Thursday, March 27, 2014 Boeing Defense, Space & Security is on schedule to deliver the world's first all-electric propulsion satellites later this year or by early...

Airbus Defense and Space launches AuroraGlobal high-throughput services
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Airbus Defense and Space has launched the AuroraGlobal high-throughput services for government, maritime and enterprise markets at Satellite 2014, a conference focused on satellite...

Thales and Airbus secure new ESA geostationary satellite platform contract
Monday, February 24, 2014 Thales Alenia Space and Airbus Defense and Space have been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency (ESA) for phase B in the development of the latter’s latest platform for...

ABS launches ABS-2 communications satellite onboard Ariane ECA
Friday, February 07, 2014 Bermuda-based satellite operator ABS has successfully launched its ABS-2 telecommunications satellite into space onboard Arianespace's Ariane ECA launch vehicle, marking ABS's first satellite...

SpaceX receives contract to launch Japan’s JCSAT-14 communications satellite
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has secured a contract to launch Japan’s SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation's JCSAT-14 telecommunications satellite....

Boeing completes first 702HP geomobile satellite for Mexico
Thursday, January 09, 2014 Boeing has announced the completion of the first of two 702HP (high-power) geomobile satellites, Centenario, for Mexico’s new Mexsat end-to-end satellite communications system. ...

SpaceX launches THAICOM 6 telecom satellite onboard Falcon 9
Wednesday, January 08, 2014 Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has announced the launch of the 3,016kg THAICOM 6 satellite onboard its Falcon 9 rocket. ...

India launches GSAT-14 communication satellite onboard GSLV-D5
Monday, January 06, 2014 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully launched a GSAT-14 communication satellite onboard its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D5), powered by a...

China launches Bolivia’s first telecom satellite
Tuesday, December 24, 2013 Bolivia’s first telecommunications satellite was successfully launched this week onboard a Chinese Long March-3B carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center...

Inmarsat launches first satellite in Global Xpress series
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Mobile satellite communications services provider Inmarsat has successfully launched its first satellite in Global Xpress (GX) constellation, which is Britain's largest commercial space...

SpaceX completes first geostationary transfer mission
Thursday, December 05, 2013 Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has announced the successful completion of its first geostationary transfer mission of delivering the SES-8 satellite, aboard a Falcon 9 rocket, after...

India’s low-cost Mars mission clears critical hurdle as it leaves Earth orbit
Monday, December 02, 2013 India’s low-cost mission to Mars has cleared a key hurdle after 'Mangalyaan', the Mars Orbiter Spacecraft, left the Earth’s orbit on 1 December. ...

ESA and Indra sign deal to support Sentinel-2 mission
Thursday, November 28, 2013 The European Space Agency (ESA) has entered into an agreement with Indra to host the main processing and archiving centre for the images of the Sentinel-2...

SpaceX delays first commercial satellite launch over technical problems
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 The planned launch of Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) first commercial satellite aboard a Falcon 9 rocket has been postponed due to technical...

India launches low-cost Mars mission
Wednesday, November 06, 2013 India has launched its first spacecraft to Mars, in an effort to reach the red planet at a lower cost than previous missions by other...

Boeing to build fourth Inmarsat-5 Global Xpress spacecraft
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Boeing is set to build the fourth Inmarsat-5 spacecraft under an exercised an option with Inmarsat, a move that will strengthen the mobile satellite services company’s Global Xpress...

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