Latest News: 15 Nov 2018


Es'hailsat 2 lofted by Falcon 9
15 Nov 2018 - Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: Es'hailsat 2; Date: 15 November 2018, 2046 UTC; Launch site: Kennedy Space Center, USA. The satellite was deployed to a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) about 32 minutes after liftoff. >>>

GHGSat selects Arianespace to launch GHGSat-C1 on Vega
15 Nov 2018 - Arianespace has been selected by GHGSat Inc. to launch the GHGSat-C1 satellite on the Vega launch vehicle as part of the Small Spacecraft Mission Service flight in 2019. >>>

Khrunichev to build 2nd Angara-5 by April 2019
15 Nov 2018 - An Angara-A5 heavy carrier rocket is expected to be built by April 2019 for a second test launch from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in north Russia. Rocket manufacturer Khrunichev is currently testing its integral parts, the company's press office said. >>>


FCC gives the green light for LEO broadband constellations
15 Nov 2018 - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously to allow Space X, Telesat Canada and two other companies to roll out new satellite-based broadband services. >>>


Telespazio, TAS invest in NorthStar Earth and Space Inc.
15 Nov 2018 - The Space Alliance formed by Telespazio (Leonardo 67%, Thales 33%) and Thales Alenia Space (Thales 67%, Leonardo 33%) announced it has officially taken a stake in NorthStar Earth and Space Inc. (NorthStar), a Montreal based information services company developing an environmental and near-space monitoring system. >>>