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Roscosmos and Nasa plan to build new orbital space station
Monday, March 30, 2015 Russian and US space agencies, Roscosmos and Nasa, are reportedly planning to build a new orbital space station, to replace the current International Space Station (ISS), which will operate...

Soyuz rocket lifts-off seventh and eighth Galileo satellites from French Guiana
Monday, March 30, 2015 The seventh and eighth Galileo satellites have been lifted-off on-board Arianespace's Soyuz rocket from spaceport in French Guiana....

Orbital ATK launches Nasa’s scientific balloon flight in New Zealand
Monday, March 30, 2015 Orbital ATK has launched the first scientific balloon flight from Wanaka Airport in New Zealand under Nasa's balloon programme....

ESA seeks new techniques for clearing derelict satellites from space
Friday, March 27, 2015 The ESA is seeking new designs and techniques to collect and remove derelict satellites in orbit....

Proton-M lifts-off Express-AM7 telecommunications satellite
Friday, March 20, 2015 Russian Satellite Communications' (RSCC) Express-АМ7 telecommunications satellite has successfully lifted-off aboard International Launch Services' Proton-M integrated launch vehicle (ILV) from...

ESA’s Solar Orbiter STM to undergo mechanical testing in Germany
Monday, March 16, 2015 Airbus Defence and Space has completed the structural and thermal model (STM) of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Solar Orbiter, and is preparing to ship the STM to IABG in Germany for...

Nasa to study future space habitat systems with launch of expandable module to ISS
Monday, March 16, 2015 Nasa will launch Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) to the International Space Station (ISS) this year to accumulate data to study future space habitat...

UK allocates funds to accelerate development of space technologies
Friday, March 13, 2015 The UK Government has allocated a £2m fund to accelerate development of commercial and innovative space...

NASA launches mission to study magnetic reconnection
Thursday, March 12, 2015 NASA will launch a mission called Magnetospheric Multiscale to probe the mysteries of magnetic reconnection in Earth's magnetic...

Soyuz ST-B launcher prepares to launch Galileo satellites
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 The first two stages and four first stage boosters of Soyuz ST-B launcher have been integrated at Spaceport in French Guiana in preparation to launch the seventh and eighth Galileo satellites on...

Nasa's Dawn spacecraft enters dwarf planet Ceres orbit
Monday, March 09, 2015 Nasa's Dawn spacecraft has entered orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres, becoming the first spacecraft to visit a dwarf...

Nasa tests technology to de-orbit and bring back satellites to earth
Friday, March 06, 2015 TechEdSat-4, a small satellite launched from the International Space Station (ISS) by Nasa has successfully entered its orbit, paving way to test technology that could allow returning...

Payloads finalised for UK’s second CubeSat mission
Friday, March 06, 2015 A suite of three payloads have been selected for the UK Space Agency and Algerian Space Agency's (ASAL) joint CubeSat development programme, AlSat...

Nasa and Boeing to conduct vibration testing of SLS thrust vector control actuators
Thursday, March 05, 2015 Nasa and Boeing are preparing to conduct vibration testing for thrust vector control actuator of the Space Launch System...

Potential sites selected for UK’s first spaceport
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 The UK Government has shortlisted five locations as the possible sites for the country’s first...

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 lifts-off ABS 3A and EUTELSAT 115 all-electric satellites
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 All-electric satellites, ABS 3A and EUTELSAT 115 West B, have launched to supersynchronous transfer orbit aboard SpaceX's Falcon 9...

Nasa prepares to integrate OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft systems
Tuesday, March 03, 2015 Nasa is preparing to commence integration of systems on the spacecraft for Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-Rex)...

Euroconsult reports small satellites worth $7.4bn are planned for launch in five years
Monday, March 02, 2015 Approximately 510 small satellites worth $7.4bn are estimated to be launched in the next five years, according to research by...

Nasa to launch Magnetospheric Multiscale spacecraft in March
Friday, February 27, 2015 Nasa is preparing to launch quartet of Magnetospheric Multiscale (MMS) spacecraft on 12 March aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 on Cape Canaveral Air...

Sentinel-2A earth observation satellite prepares for lift-off in June
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 The European Space Agency's (ESA) Sentinel-2A earth observation satellite has completed testing and is preparing for launch on 12 June aboard a Vega rocket from Kourou space centre in French...

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