News, views and contacts from the global Aerospace industry
 

Space - Page 2

Stay up to date with the latest Space updates from the global aerospace industry

ESA research finds new adhesive to develop ultra-stable structures for space instruments
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Researchers at the European Space Agency (ESA) have found out new ultra-stable adhesive that could play a key role in assembling rock-solid structures for space...

Arianespace prepares for sixth Ariane 5 mission
Monday, October 13, 2014 Arianespace has started assembly of the heavy-lift launcher for Ariane 5’s sixth mission....

Nasa prepares to study comet Siding Spring as it comes within Mars’ vicinity
Friday, October 10, 2014 Nasa is preparing to study the Siding Spring comet when it flies past the surrounding areas of Mars on 19 October....

Glitch in fourth stage of launch led to Galileo misfire, finds inquiry commission
Thursday, October 09, 2014 An independent inquiry board has identified that a production glitch in the fourth stage of Soyuz ST-B launcher led to the deployment of Europe's twin Galileo navigation satellites into...

Nasa funds oxygen recycling technologies for future space missions
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 Nasa has selected four organisations to work on developing advanced oxygen recovery and recycling technologies to facilitate deep-space human exploration....

Japan launches geostationary meteorological satellite Himawari-8
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has launched the geostationary meteorological satellite, Himawari-8, from the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan....

ISDLA-1 satellite readies for payload integration ahead of launch
Monday, October 06, 2014 Telecommunications satellite ISDLA-1 has been moved to the final assembly building at the French Guiana’s space port, marking a major milestone towards payload...

US and India to collaborate on two space missions
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Nasa and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have signed agreements to collaborate on an earth-observing satellite and future joint missions to explore Mars....

UK to develop intergalactic GPS instrument to explore universe
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 A team led by UK Astronomy Technology Centre (ATC) has won a €9m contract to build multi-object optical and near-infrared spectrograph (MOONS) that will help explore the formation...

Nasa’s Orion capsule in final integration stage for deep-space test flight
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Nasa's Orion exploration capsule has been moved to the Launch Abort System Facility at Kennedy Space Center, Florida, US, for its integration with the launch abort system (LAS)....

ESA to launch Philae lander on comet 67P in November
Monday, September 29, 2014 The European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta spacecraft is preparing to launch a small lander, Philae, onto the surface of the 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet on 12 November....

ESA readies to launch atmospheric re-entry demonstrator in November
Thursday, September 25, 2014 The European Space Agency’s (ESA) atmospheric re-entry demonstrator, Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle (IXV), has reached the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, ahead of its...

India's Mars orbiter spacecraft enters orbit
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully placed its unmanned Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) spacecraft to the Martian orbit, to study the planet's atmosphere and identify...

Nasa’s MAVEN spacecraft enters Martian orbit
Monday, September 22, 2014 Nasa’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft has successfully arrived Martian orbit to study the red planet’s upper atmosphere....

SpaceX's Dragon blasts-off with first 3D printer in space on-board
Monday, September 22, 2014 Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX) Dragon has successfully blasted-off with around 5,000lb of Nasa science equipment, including a 3D printer, to the International Space Station (ISS)...

Lockheed mates two main components of NOAA's Goes-R satellite
Friday, September 19, 2014 Lockheed Martin has successfully combined the system and core modules of Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (Goes-R) for weather at its space system facilities near...

Nasa selects Boeing and SpaceX for flights to ISS
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Boeing and SpaceX have been selected by Nasa to fly astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) and back aboard their CST-100 and Crew Dragon...

Boeing leads for Nasa contract for space shuttle to ISS
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Boeing is being tipped to receive a multibillion-dollar contract from Nasa to build a spacecraft to fly astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) and back....

Hispasat gets funds for Hispasat 1F satellite project
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Spain-based Hispasat has received €123m financing from Export Development Canada (EDC) for the Hispasat 1F satellite project....

Nasa selects Surrey Satellite US to study lighter Landsat sensors
Monday, September 15, 2014 Nasa’s Goddard Space Flight Center has selected Colorado-based Surrey Satellite Technology US (SST-US) to study lighter alternatives to the two sensors currently deployed on Landsat 8, an...

News By Category view all