Latest News: 25 Aug 2016


NASA's Mars 2020 rover to fly Atlas V
25 Aug 2016 - NASA has selected United Launch Services to provide launch services for the Mars 2020 mission, currently targeted for launch in July 2020 aboard an Atlas V 541 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. >>>

Kourou busy with upcoming Arianespace missions
25 Aug 2016 - During the remaining four months of 2016, Arianespace plans to launch - amongst others - Earth observation platforms and global navigation satellites from the Spaceport in French Guiana. >>>


Intelsat 33e healthy after launch
25 Aug 2016 - Intelsat S.A. announced that Intelsat 33e, the second of seven planned Intelsat EpicNG high throughput satellites, was launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle. Signal acquisition has been confirmed. >>>

Intelsat 36 performing post-launch manoeuvres according to plan
25 Aug 2016 - Space Systems Loral announced that Intelsat 36 is successfully performing post-launch manoeuvres according to plan. >>>

Mexico formally accepts Mexsat system
25 Aug 2016 - Boeing said that the Mexsat system was formally accepted by Mexico's Ministry of Communications and Transportation after successfully completing its final tests. >>>