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SpaceX launches ninth cargo flight to ISS Monday, July 18, 2016 US-based aerospace company SpaceX has launched its Dragon cargo craft on a Falcon Nine rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida as part of the...

SSL delivers JCSAT-16 satellite to launch site in US Thursday, July 14, 2016 Commercial satellites provider Space Systems Loral (SSL) has delivered the new JCSAT-16 communication satellite to its launch site at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida,...

Three new crew members on way to International Space Station Thursday, July 07, 2016 Three new crew members are travelling to the International Space Station (ISS) after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Wednesday....

Nasa's Juno spacecraft placed into elliptical polar orbit around Jupiter Tuesday, July 05, 2016 Nasa's Juno spacecraft was placed into elliptical polar orbit around Jupiter following a five-year, 1.76-billion mile...

China refuels satellite in orbit Monday, July 04, 2016 China has become one of the few countries to successfully refuel satellites in...

Airbus and Safran finalise space launchers JV Friday, July 01, 2016 Airbus Group and French aerospace company Safran have finalised a deal to combine their space launchers...

Sierra Nevada and UNOOSA to develop Dream Chaser mission Thursday, June 30, 2016 US-based Sierra Nevada (SNC) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) to develop one or more Dream Chaser...

Sky and Space to launch 200 nano-satellites using Virgin Galactic vehicle Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Australia-based Sky and Space Global has selected Virgin Galactic to launch up to 200 nano-communications satellites from...

ISRO launches 20 satellites in a single flight Thursday, June 23, 2016 The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched 20 satellites on a single flight from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota,...

Thales Alenia Space to provide payloads for RSCC’S two communications satellites Wednesday, June 22, 2016 French-Italian aerospace manufacturer Thales Alenia Space Italy has signed a contract with satellite operator Russian Satellite Communication Company (RSCC) to provide payloads for the...

Arianespace launches EchoStar XVIII and BRIsat satellite Monday, June 20, 2016 France-based Arianespace has launched the EchoStar XVIII and BRIsat telecommunication satellites into their planned orbit from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French...

SpaceX launches Eutelsat 117 WEST B and ABS-2A satellites Thursday, June 16, 2016 US-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) has launched the Eutelsat 117 West B and ABS-2A communication satellites into space from Cape Canaveral,...

Thales Alenia Space completes assembly and testing for Iridium's first NEXT satellites Wednesday, June 15, 2016 The Thales Alenia Space joint venture has completed the assembly and testing of first two of Iridium NEXT satellites at Orbital ATK facility in Gilbert, Arizona,...

Nasa and UAE collaborate on aeronautics research and outer space exploration Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Nasa has signed a contract with the UAE to jointly work in the fields of aeronautics research, along with the exploration and use of airspace and outer...

Boeing awards $200m worth of space contracts to six US companies Friday, June 10, 2016 Aerospace company Boeing has awarded contracts worth a total of $200m to six small businesses, which will provide products and services to the International Space Station (ISS)....

ILS launches Intelsat 31 satellite Friday, June 10, 2016 International Launch Services (ILS) has launched the Intelsat 31 satellite into space from Baikonur Cosmodrome in...

Aerospace wins Nasa grant to develop paper-thin spacecraft concept that clears space debris Thursday, June 09, 2016 US-based technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services provider, Aerospace has secured a Nasa grant to develop Brane Craft, an extremely thin spacecraft concept that...

Airbus Defence and Space builds PerúSAT-1 satellite Wednesday, June 08, 2016 Airbus Defence and Space has completed the integration of PerúSAT-1, Peru’s first Earth observation...

Nasa selects Blue Origin for suborbital flight services Monday, June 06, 2016 Nasa has selected US-based aerospace company Blue Origin to integrate and fly technology payloads near the boundary of space on the company’s New Shepard suborbital...

Airbus Defence and Space secures ESA contract to develop lunar landing system Friday, June 03, 2016 Airbus Defence and Space has won a contract from the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop a system, which will ensure the safe and precise landing of Russia’s Luna-Resource lunar lander onto...

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