Boeing Develops Anti-Jam Payload for Space Force’s Wideband Global SATCOM Satellite

April 14, 2023 @ 05:37 AM

Boeing today unveiled Protected Wideband Satellite (PWS), its design for an anti-jam payload built for U.S

Russia Working on Anti-satellite Laser Using Il-76 and MiG-31D Aircraft

April 12, 2023 @ 04:58 AM

Russia is developing anti-satellite laser complex based on the Ilyushin Il-76 airlifter. This was stated in an article on armed struggle in space, published in the April edition of Russian defense ministrys "Military Thought” magazine

Israel’s Military Receives First Images from Ofek 13 Satellite

April 11, 2023 @ 03:27 AM

The Israel Ministry of Defense, Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) received the first images collected by the “Ofek 13” satellite. About two weeks after the satellites launch into space, the Directorate of Defense Research and Developments (DDR&D) Space Administration engineering teams, IAI, and the IDFs 9900 unit...

Roscosmos Discussing RD-191 Rocket Engine Sale to India

April 10, 2023 @ 11:27 AM

Russian space agency, Roskosmos is discussing with India the delivery of RD-191 rocket engines, and hopes to sign a contract in the near future. "Now we are discussing the details, characteristics and scope of deliveries (with India)

China’s CAS Space Carries out Successful Rocket Vertical Landing at Sea

April 6, 2023 @ 04:27 AM

CAS Space, a Chinese commercial spaceflight firm, recently carried out a successful rocket vertical landing test at sea. The firm, partly owned by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), revealed that it successfully carried out the launching-from-land and landing-at-sea flight trial in Haiyang, East China's Shandong Province, which verified the rocket stage...

Lockheed Martin to Deliver New Australian Defence Satellite Communication System

April 3, 2023 @ 09:35 AM

Lockheed Martin has been contracted to deliver Australia's new Defence satellite communication system, through Phase 1 of the Joint Project 9102. “Once delivered, the new system will increase the resilience, agility and flexibility of Defences military satellite capability

U.S. Space Development Agency Launches Tranche 0 Missile Tracking Satellites

April 3, 2023 @ 04:26 AM

The Space Development Agency (SDA) today has conducted initial launch of Tranche 0 (T0) of the Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture (PWSA), the Transport and Tracking Layer satellites that will demonstrate the low-latency communication links to support the warfighter with a resilient network of integrated capabilities, including tracking of advanced missile threats, from low-Earth orbit (LEO). A SpaceX Falcon 9 reusable, two stage rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base, California, launched the first 10 of the planned 28 satellites

Northrop to Develop Small Satellites IHI Corporation for Japan

March 15, 2023 @ 07:53 AM

IHI Corporation and Northrop Grumman agreed at DSEI Japan to work toward developing small, highly maneuverable satellites and other solutions for missions such as Space Domain Awareness (SDA) for Japan. Japans National Security Strategy and National Defense Strategy of December 2022 called for strengthened SDA to ensure sustainable economic activity and national security

Kazakhstan Seizes Roscosmos Property, Demands 2 Billion Rubles Debt Repayment

March 14, 2023 @ 06:29 AM

Kazakhstan has taken control of the property of the Center for the Operation of Terrestrial Space Infrastructure operating in Baikonur spaceport, as per local media reports. The report cited the countrys court bailiff service

Boeing Demos Anti-Jam Capability for U.S. Defense Satellites

March 8, 2023 @ 05:37 AM

Boeing demonstrated Protected Tactical Enterprise Service (PTES) over an on-orbit operational satellite, validating the design for the U.S

External Influence, not Manufacturing Defect Damaged Russian 'Progress MS-21' Spacecraft -...

February 21, 2023 @ 02:10 PM

Damage to the Russian 'Progress MS-21' spacecraft that led to a coolant leak when docked with the International Space Station (ISS) was caused by "external influences," according to Roscosmos space agency. The analysis of emergency situations with the Soyuz MS-22 and Progress MS-21 spacecraft on the ISS continues

Japan's Long-Delayed H3 Rocket Fails to Lift-off

February 17, 2023 @ 05:02 AM

Japan's new flagship H3 rocket aborted its first-ever launch attempt on Friday from Tanegashima Space Center in the southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima, on what would have been its maiden flight. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) said two LE-9 engines that power the vehicle's core stage ignited, but one of its two solid rocket boosters did not