Chinese Reusable Spaceplane Capable of Taking-off from Conventional Runway

March 8, 2018 @ 11:41 AM

China is developing a reusable space plane that will be able to take off from a conventional runway and capable of taking people into space. The aircraft is being designed to transport passengers into near space and also to deliver astronauts and supplies to Chinas new space station, China Central Television...

DARPA’s Hallmark Program Seeks Real-Time US Military Space Command and Control

January 11, 2018 @ 10:35 AM

The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Phase 1 contracts to 11 organizations in support of its new Hallmark program that seeks to provide improved capabilities to rapidly plan, assess, and execute the full spectrum of U.S

North Korea Preparing To Launch New Satellite: Seoul Newspaper

December 27, 2017 @ 08:25 AM

North Korea has reportedly manufactured a new artificial satellite called "Kwangmyongsong-5", according to media reports, despite sanctions by the U.N

SpaceX Reveals Rocket to Launch Tesla Car into Space

December 21, 2017 @ 12:54 PM

SpaceX unveiled its new Falcon Heavy rocket on Wednesday, which will likely launch Tesla Roadster, the battery powered electric car, into space. SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk chalked out the jaw-dropping plan in a series of tweets earlier this month

Lockheed Martin Wins $80 Million Modified Ballistic Re-entry Vehicle Contract

November 22, 2017 @ 02:53 AM

Lockheed Martin is being awarded $80 million contract for the modified ballistic re-entry vehicle/re-entry vehicle separation modules. The contract includes development; production; storage and surveillance; maintenance of delivered hardware and software; and transportation of end items to the designated launch vehicle provider

Airbus D & S Pips Mitsubishi, Loral to Bag Turkish Satellite Deal

October 27, 2017 @ 08:39 AM

Airbus Defence & Space has beaten Japans Mitsubishi Electric and Canadian-U.S

Indonesia considering Help from India, Japan to Build Satellite Launch Station

October 24, 2017 @ 05:18 AM

The Indonesian National Aeronautics and Space Agency (LAPAN) is considering help from space-faring nations such as India and Japan to build its first satellite launching station and kick-start its space program. Head of LAPAN Thomas Djamaluddin said detailed planning of satellite launch station development is being done, including considering cooperation with other countries in the process as the required fund is very big, complicated and require more experienced human resources,

China to Develop 12 Types of Next-gen Long March Carrier Rockets by

October 12, 2017 @ 05:18 AM

China will develop 12 types of next-generation Long March carrier rockets ranging from light to heavy types using both liquid and solid fuel by 2030. By 2030, China will develop 12 types of new-generation Long March carrier rockets, Long Lehao, chief carrier rocket designer at the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, said at a conference in the 2017 World Space Week on Tuesday, chinanews

BAE Systems Introduces Next-Gen Radiation-Hardened Space Computer

August 24, 2017 @ 09:20 AM

BAE Systems introduces a new generation of its flagship space computer that combines fast performance and extreme resiliency to enable previously impossible missions in the harsh environment of space. The new RAD5545TM single-board computer (SBC) provides next-generation spacecraft with the high-performance onboard processing capacity needed to support future space missions — from weather and planetary exploration to communications, surveillance, tracking, and national security missions

Two S. Korean Satellites To Be Launched On Russian Soyuz Carrier Rocket

August 21, 2017 @ 04:39 PM

Russias Glavcosmos and Glavcosmos Launch Services have signed the first contract with the Korea Aerospace Research Institute to launch the Soyuz-2 carrier rocket with two South Korean satellites. The Soyuz-2

Afghanistan Requests India To launch Exclusive Satellite

August 8, 2017 @ 02:25 PM

Afghanistan has been requested India to launch a special satellite exclusively for Kabuls use, following the launch of South Asian Satellite by New Delhi three months ago. The Afghan Ministry of Telecommunications and Technology recently made the request to the Indian government, officials in the Afghan government said

Iran Conducts Rocket Space Launch

July 28, 2017 @ 09:51 AM

Iran successfully launched a satellite-carrying rocket into space on Thursday, Iranian news outlets reported. The rocket launched is a Simorgh, or Phoenix missile, which experts said was a copy of North Koreas Unha space-launch rocket