Lockheed Martin Wins $5B to Build Next Gen Missile Defense Satellites

January 5, 2021 @ 05:58 AM

Lockheed Martin was today awarded $4.934 billion to build three Next Generation Geosynchronous (NGG) Earth orbiting space vehicles (SV)

France Launches CSO-2 Military Satellite

December 30, 2020 @ 07:40 AM

Arianespace on Tuesday launched the French militarys CSO-2 reconnaissance satellite that will orbit the Earth at a distance of 480km. The CSO next-generation Earth imaging satellites will replace France's aging Helios 1 and 2 systems

SpaceX’s Starship Prototype Explodes on Landing

December 10, 2020 @ 08:20 AM

The latest prototype of SpaceXs Starship launch vehicle fell to Earth in a fiery landing, exploding as it returned during Elon Musk-owned companys test launch today. “Fuel header tank pressure was low during landing burn, causing touchdown velocity to be high & RUD (Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly), but we got all the...

Aevum Builds World’s First Autonomous Satellite Launch Vehicle

December 4, 2020 @ 10:33 AM

Aevum unveiled a 28-ton unmanned aerial system (UAS) Ravn X designed to launch small payloads to orbit.

Russia to Test Krylo-SV Reusable Cruise Missile Demonstrator in 2023

November 17, 2020 @ 06:22 PM

A demonstrator launch of the Krylo-SV reusable cruise missile being developed in Russia is planned for early 2023, the Ministry of Investment, Industry and Science reported. "Work on the Krylo-SV rocket project began several years ago, and the development of a flight demonstrator started in February of this year

India, US to Sign Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement Today

October 27, 2020 @ 08:31 AM

The United States is expected to sign the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) with India that allows it to share top-secret satellite and sensor data, aiding New Delhi in selecting military targets. The agreement could be sealed during the 2+2 India-U

European Space Agency Asks Airbus to Bring First Mars Samples to Earth

October 14, 2020 @ 09:39 AM

Airbus has been selected by the European Space Agency (ESA) as prime contractor for the Mars Sample Returns Earth Return Orbiter (ERO) – the first ever spacecraft to bring samples back to Earth from Mars. Mars Sample Return (MSR) is a joint ESA-NASA campaign and the next step in the exploration of Mars

Northrop to Support NASA’s Artemis Missions with Motors for Orion Spacecraft’s Launch...

October 13, 2020 @ 06:43 AM

Northrop Grumman Corporation will continue supporting NASAs Artemis missions by providing six additional abort motors and attitude control motors (ACM) for the Orion human spaceflight capsules Launch Abort System (LAS), under an agreement with Lockheed Martin, Orions prime contractor. These motors will be used for six crewed Artemis missions III-VIII and are the first procured under the new Orion production contract

Russia, India Plan Agreement on Protection of Technologies in the field of...

October 13, 2020 @ 06:33 AM

The Russian government has approved a draft agreement, to be signed with India, on protection of technologies in space. State-owned Roscosmos will conclude an agreement with the Indian side,

Boeing-Built Space Force Satellite Passes Design Review

October 8, 2020 @ 08:44 AM

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US Tables Defense Space Strategy Targets

October 8, 2020 @ 06:40 AM

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Russian Electronics Firm Supplies High Tech Equipment to Thales Alenia

October 8, 2020 @ 04:36 AM

Russias Ruselectronics Holding has supplied Thales Alenia with an assembly of ferrite switches for the PLATiNO-1 multifunctional spacecraft. The ferrite switch assembly allows the spacecraft radar to switch to either transmit or receive microwave signal and is controlled by a digital signal