As winds at altitude above Arianespace’s Guiana Space Center remain unfavorable, the final chronology operations for Vega’s Flight VV16 mission have been suspended.
Encapsulation of the satellite within the payload fairing protects the satellite against the impact of dynamic pressure and aerodynamic heating…
Reaching speeds of Mach 0.85 during the test, the VSS Unity was released at around 50,000 feet from SpaceShipTwo.
The launch marked the completion of the on-orbit construction of Beidou, China’s largest space-based system…
The Vega launch vehicle and its 53 spacecraft payloads are in stable and safe conditions.
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Unfavorable high-altitude wind conditions over the Guiana Space Center has led to a decision that the final preparation phase for Arianespace’s Flight VV16 with Vega could not be initiated as […]
The RASR-3 and RASR-4 missions follow on from two recent Rocket Lab launches for the NRO…
The satellite — Gaofen-9 (03) — was sent into orbit by a Long March-2D carrier rocket.
Artistic rendition of the Momo rocket in flight. Image is courtesy of Interstellar Technologies. The fifth launch of the “Momo” rocket did not bode well for Japanese firm Interstellar Technologies. […]