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Arianespace launches Galileos 13 and 14 satellites Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Arianespace has launched a pair of satellites into space as part of the Galileo satellite navigation system for European Space Agency...

ExoMars spacecraft completes in-orbit commissioning review Wednesday, May 25, 2016 The ExoMars spacecraft by the Thales Alenia Space joint venture (JV) has completed its in-orbit commissioning review...

Lockheed Martin deliver OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to launch site in US Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Aerospace company Lockheed Martin has delivered Nasa's OSIRIS-Rex asteroid sampling spacecraft to its launch site at Kennedy Space Center, Florida,...

Vector Space Systems tests second stage engine for launch vehicle Monday, May 23, 2016 US-based microsatellite space platform enterprise Vector Space Systems has completed testing of the company’s second stage engine for its launch vehicle at Mojave,...

ISRO to launch indigenous space shuttle Tuesday, May 17, 2016 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is preparing to launch the Reusable Launch Vehicle - Technology Demonstrator (RLV-TD) space shuttle, which has been developed by the country’s...

SSL to provide communications satellite to Intelsat Monday, May 16, 2016 US-based commercial satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral (SSL) has been chosen to provide a high-power communications satellite for...

SSL delivers BRIsat satellite to launch site Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Satellite manufacturer Space Systems Loral (SSL) has delivered the BRIsat satellite to its launch site at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French...

SpaceX launches communications satellite for SKY Perfect JSAT Monday, May 09, 2016 SpaceX has launched a communications satellite, JCSAT-14, into a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) on behalf of Sky Perfect JSAT, a Japan-based satellite...

Airbus Defence and Space to build Biomass satellite for ESA Wednesday, May 04, 2016 Airbus Defence and Space has signed an agreement with the European Space Agency (ESA) to build its next Earth Explorer mission, called Biomass....

ISRO launches seventh navigation satellite IRNSS-1G Friday, April 29, 2016 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched IRNSS-1G, the seventh and final navigational satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) from the Satish...

SpaceX plans to launch March mission in 2018 Thursday, April 28, 2016 US-based aerospace manufacturer Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Nasa are planning to launch an unmanned Dragon spacecraft to Mars by...

Vector Space Systems raises more than $1m to develop micro satellite launch vehicle Wednesday, April 27, 2016 US-based Vector Space Systems has secured more than $1m from a group of angel investors to develop an affordable, reliable and frequent launch platform designed for the micro satellite...

Arianespace launches Sentinel-1B satellite for ESA Tuesday, April 26, 2016 French commercial launch service provider Arianespace has launched Sentinel-1B, the second Sentinel-1 satellite, into space from Spaceport in Kourou, French...

Ball Aerospace to build OMPS for NOAA’s JPSS Polar Follow-On/JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 missions Monday, April 25, 2016 Nasa has awarded a contract to Ball Aerospace to build the ozone mapping and profiler suite (OMPS) instruments for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Joint Polar...

GYLP to provide GYT lithium-ion cells for Boeing’s satellite applications Friday, April 22, 2016 GS Yuasa Lithium Power (GYLP) has entered into a long-term supply agreement to provide GS Yuasa Technology's (GYT) lithium-ion cells for use in Boeing's satellite...

OneWeb plans to build 900 satellites in Florida, US Wednesday, April 20, 2016 The OneWeb Satellites joint venture (JV) between Airbus Defence and Space and satellite-based internet provider OneWeb is planning to build a facility in Exploration Park, Florida, US, which...

University of Strathclyde-led project to bring cheap space technology to emerging nations Friday, April 15, 2016 A feasibility project between the UK and Mexico has been launched to bring space technology opportunities to emerging...

Airbus Defence and Space to build optical instrument for CNES’s MicroCarb Friday, April 15, 2016 French space agency CNES has awarded a contract to Airbus Defence and Space to design and build the optical instrument for MicroCarb, a microsatellite that will map global carbon dioxide...

Intelsat to become first customer for Orbital ATK’s satellite life extension service Thursday, April 14, 2016 Intelsat has signed a contract to become the first customer for Orbital ATK’s new satellite life extension service....

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...

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