Latest News: 19 Jan 2017


First Soyuz launch to GTO from French Guiana
19 Jan 2017 - For its year-opening launch of 2017, Arianespace will orbit the Hispasat 36W-1 geostationary satellite for the Spanish operator Hispasat using a Soyuz launch vehicle. >>>

Delay of the day: GSLV Mk-III/GSAT-19
19 Jan 2017 - ISRO has postponed the launch of its GSLV Mk-III to allow time for additional testing of the vehicle. The rocket will either be launched in March or April after completing the tests. >>>


China's quantum communication satellite delivered for use
19 Jan 2017 - China's quantum communication satellite, launched last August, is officially operational after four months of in-orbit testing, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said Wednesday. >>>

China to launch electromagnetic monitoring satellite
19 Jan 2017 - China will launch a satellite in the second half of 2017 to gather electromagnetic data that may be used in monitoring and forecasting earthquakes. >>>