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Boeing completes developing satellite for Nasa’s TDRS constellation Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Boeing has concluded and delivered to storage the last in a series of satellites developed for Nasa's tracking and data relay satellite (TDRS) constellation ahead of...

Bigelow Aerospace partners with ULA to develop habitable volumes in low Earth orbit Tuesday, April 12, 2016 US-based space technology start-up Bigelow Aerospace (BA) has collaborated with launch service provider United Launch Alliance (ULA) to develop and deploy habitable volumes in low Earth orbit...

SpaceX successfully lands reusable rocket on floating platform Monday, April 11, 2016 US-based aerospace company SpaceX has successfully landed the Falcon 9 reusable rocket on a floating drone ship, following four failed...

Spaceport America partners with EXOS Aerospace Systems & Technologies for SARGE Friday, April 08, 2016 Spaceport America has collaborated with EXOS Aerospace Systems & Technologies for a five-year launch partnership for the Suborbital Active Rocket with Guidance (SARGE) vehicle....

China launches SJ-10 retrievable satellite Wednesday, April 06, 2016 China has launched the SJ-10 retrievable satellite from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in Gansu province....

ISRO and Nasa to jointly launch Earth-observing satellite Tuesday, April 05, 2016 The Indian Space Organisation (ISRO) and Nasa are planning the joint launch of Earth-observing Nasa-Isro Synthetic Aperture Radar (Nisar) satellite by 2021....

Nasa awards spacecraft avionics development contract to Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Monday, April 04, 2016 Nasa has awarded spacecraft avionics development contract to Charles Stark Draper Laboratory of Cambridge, Massachusetts, US, to provide development and operations support for the avionics...

ISRO to launch 22 satellites aboard one rocket Wednesday, March 30, 2016 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch 22 satellites aboard a single rocket in...

Japan’s Hitomi satellite loses contact with Earth Tuesday, March 29, 2016 The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has lost communication with its Hitomi (ASTRO-H) x-ray astronomical satellite, which was launched last...

MBRSC awards H-IIA launch services contract to MHI Thursday, March 24, 2016 Japan-based Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has secured a new order for H-IIA launch services from the UAE's Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), for launching Emirates Mars Mission's...

Orbital ATK launches fifth cargo delivery mission to ISS Thursday, March 24, 2016 Orbital ATK has launched its Cygnus spacecraft with nearly 3,600kg of cargo and small satellites, which will be deployed directly from the spacecraft, into the International Space Station...

Eutelsat awards all-electric satellite contract to SSL Wednesday, March 23, 2016 Global satellite operator Eutelsat has selected Space Systems Loral (SSL) to provide a high power all-electric satellite, called Eutelsat...

Three Expedition 47 members arrives at ISS aboard Soyuz Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Three Expedition 47 members have arrived at the orbiting International Space Station (ISS) onboard a Soyuz TMA-20M spacecraft, which was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in...

Thales qualifies PPU Mk3 power supply units for thrusters on all-electric satellites Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Thales Alenia Space Belgium has announced the qualification of its new-generation PPU Mk3 power supply units for the plasma thrusters to be equipped on upcoming all-electric...

Northrop wins JPSS microwave sounder contract from Nasa Monday, March 21, 2016 Nasa has awarded a sole source contract modification to US-based company Northrop Grumman for two advanced technology microwave sounder (ATMS) instruments, on behalf of the National Oceanic...

Thales and Sener to develop optical observation instruments for space missions Friday, March 18, 2016 Thales Alenia Space has signed a deal with Spanish technology and engineering group Sener to jointly evaluate their collaboration in the future development of optical instruments for...

Nasa plans fire safety experiment on spacecraft on 22 March Thursday, March 17, 2016 Nasa is planning to conduct the first of three planned flight experiments in an Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo vehicle on 22 March, in order to help understand the behaviour of an accidental fire in...

Nasa picks four proposals to develop solar array technologies for deep space missions Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Nasa's Game Changing Development (GCD) programme has chosen four proposals to develop solar array technologies, which will help spacecraft to explore destinations beyond low-Earth orbit,...

Millennium Space Systems to expand El Segundo spacecraft facility in California Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Millennium Space Systems is expanding its existing spacecraft factory in El Segundo, California, US, which is located close to the Los Angeles Air Force Base and the Aerospace...

SSL delivers JCSAT-14 satellite to launch site in Florida, US Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Space Systems Loral (SSL) has delivered the JCSAT-14 telecommunication satellite to the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida,...

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