China to Launch Core Module of Future Space Station into Orbit

April 29, 2021 @ 06:26 AM

Chinas Tianhe (“Heavenly Harmony”) core module of the Chinese Space Station (CSS) is set to be hurtled into space aboard a Long March 5B rocket at the end of April, most likely on Thursday night. The launch will take place from Wenchang Launch Center on the southern island of Hainan...

Russia Plans $6 Billion International Space Station

April 23, 2021 @ 09:21 AM

Russian Space Agency Roscosmos plans to spend $6 billion to set up a new International space station (ISS) after announcing its exit from the current ISS project with the United States. Moscow plans to notify the U

Russia to Withdrawal from International Space Station Starting 2025, Create Own ISS

April 19, 2021 @ 11:14 AM

Russia announced its withdrawal from the International Space Station (ISS) project from January 2025 and set up its own ISS, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said during the course of a TV interview Sunday. Currently, the ISS is a collaborative project between the U

Lockheed Martin launches New Line of Mid-Size ISR Satellites

April 14, 2021 @ 04:51 AM

Lockheed Martin announced a new line of mid-size tactical Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) satellites on Monday. The company is pitching the new satellite- about the size of a small refrigerator- as an alternative to tactical surveillance platforms like airplanes and drones

General Atomics Wins DARPA’s Nuclear Thermal Rocket Development Contract

April 10, 2021 @ 04:53 AM

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) today awarded General Atomics $22.16 million for the Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations (DRACO) - Track A program

Lockheed Martin Procures ABL Space’s RS1 Rockets for Rapid Launches

April 6, 2021 @ 05:26 AM

Lockheed Martin said it has entered into a long-term agreement with rocket builder ABL Space Systems for the supply of RS1 rockets. Lockheed Martin will purchase up to 26 vehicles through 2025 and then up to 32 additional launches through 2029

Turkey, Russia May Sign Space Cooperation Pact

April 5, 2021 @ 03:14 PM

Turkish Space Agency (TUA), established less than three years ago, could soon sign a cooperation agreement with Russia. "We are building bilateral relations with countries and with international organizations that we have identified in accordance with our national goals

Russian Firm to Develop Micro Satellites with Phased Array Radar

April 2, 2021 @ 02:38 PM

A Russian Firm, NPO Mashinostroyenia has begun the development of small spy satellites with an active phased array radar. The development follows on the heels of a similar U

Boeing Completes Hot Fire Testing For Cryogenic Core Stage of NASA's Space...

March 19, 2021 @ 11:52 AM

Boeing announced today that a cryogenic core stage it built for NASAs first Space Launch System (SLS) rocket completed hot fire testing at NASAs Stennis Space Center as part of the SLS rockets Green Run test campaign on the B-2 test stand. Data from the test validated the core stages successful operation and will be used to help certify the stage for flight

SEAKR Engineering Awarded $60M for DARPA's Blackjack Satellite Data Project

March 15, 2021 @ 02:18 PM

SEAKR Engineering Inc. has won Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)s Blackjack contract valued $60

Roscosmos to Create Lunar Research Station with China

March 10, 2021 @ 05:16 AM

Russias Roscosmos state corporation said it will set up an International Lunar Research Station along with China. Zhang Kejian, head of the China National Space Administration (CNSA), and Dmitry Rogozin, General Director of Roscosmos, signed an MoU pertaining to the creation of the station on Tuesday