Russian, Chinese Firms to Develop New-generation Liquid Rocket Propellants

November 9, 2018 @ 03:05 PM

Russian rocket engine manufacturer Energomash and the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation have signed an agreement to jointly develop and manufacture new-generation liquid rocket propellants. The document was signed at the Airshow China 2018 aerospace exhibition, Energomash said in a press release

Russian Ruselectronics Supplies Ferrite Components to India’s ISRO

October 26, 2018 @ 07:52 AM

Russias Ruselectronics has supplied ferrite components to the Space Applications Centre of the Indian Space Research Organization to be used in super-high-frequency devices for satellites. Ferrite Domen Scientific Research Institute (part of the Ruselectronics holding) has delivered microwave ferrites for the space industry to the customer

Fear of Star Wars as US Plans Space Force by 2020

October 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

The Trump administration plans to launch the United States Space Force (USSF), the nation's sixth military branch, by 2020, Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech at the National Space Council on Tuesday, agencies reported. The proposed launch of the USSF has led to fears of space becoming the next...

Roscosmos Announces Cause of the Soyuz-FG Rocket Aborted Launch

October 12, 2018 @ 12:40 PM

A preliminary investigation into the Soyuz-FG booster rockets aborted launch earlier this week has revealed that it was caused by collision of elements during the separation of the carrier rockets first and second stages, Roscosmos Executive Director for Manned Flights Sergei Krikalyov said on Friday. "The primary cause is related to...

US DoD awards $2.2 Billion Contracts for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle

October 11, 2018 @ 06:28 AM

The United States Department of Defence (DoD) has awarded three contracts together worth over $2.2 Billion for the development of a launch system prototype for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program

Lockheed Martin Wins $1.3 Billion for GPS IIIF Space Vehicles Contract

September 27, 2018 @ 01:03 AM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $1.3 billion contract for GPS IIIF Space Vehicles 11 and 12

USAF’s First GPS III Satellite Getting Ready for Launch In December

August 27, 2018 @ 04:19 PM

The first of the U.S

Boeing To Acquire Small-Satellite Solutions Provider 'Millennium Space Systems'

August 17, 2018 @ 08:24 AM

Boeing will acquire Millennium Space Systems, a provider of agile, flight-proven small-satellite solutions, under an acquisition agreement that will expand Boeing's satellite and space portfolio. "Millennium Space Systems' expertise in vertically-integrated small-satellite solutions perfectly complements Boeing's existing satellite portfolio, and will allow us to meet the needs of a diverse customer set," said Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Lockheed to Build Three Infrared Geosynchronous Spacecraft for $2.9 Billion

August 15, 2018 @ 07:03 AM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $2.9 billion contract for three Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared Geosynchronous Earth Orbit Space Vehicles

Russian Space Agency To Spend $24 Billion for Super Heavy Carrier Rocket

August 7, 2018 @ 11:05 AM

Russias State Space Corporation Roscosmos has launched a federal program for creating a super-heavy carrier rocket, Dmitry Rogozin, Roscosmos Chief said on Monday. The creation of the super-heavy carrier rocket and the construction of the corresponding infrastructure will cost $24 billion,

Raytheon Wins $59M NASA Contract For Polar Satellite Ground System

July 16, 2018 @ 08:59 AM

NASA awarded Raytheon's Intelligence, Information and Services business with $59 million for additional work on NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System project, required to launch America's next polar satellite, JPSS-2, in 2021. The project recently completed the critical design review for the work, and compatibility testing between the satellite and ground system will begin in early 2020

Pakistan's First High Resolution Imaging Satellite Launched

July 10, 2018 @ 10:16 AM

Pakistan's first high resolution imaging satellite with a resolution of one meter was launched today by a Chinese Long March 2-C Rocket. The PRSS-1 is China's first optical remote sensing satellite sold to Pakistan developed by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST)