Boeing Delivers World’s Most Powerful Rocket’s Core Stage to NASA

January 9, 2020 @ 06:48 AM

Boeing on Tuesday delivered the core stage of NASAs first Space Launch System (SLS) deep space exploration rocket, moving it out of the NASA Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans to the agencys Pegasus barge. NASA will transport the SLS core stage to its Stennis Space Center in Bay St

Russia Set to Export Three RD-180 Rocket Engines to United States

June 22, 2019 @ 10:54 AM

Russian rocket engine manufacturer NPO Energomash has prepared for export three RD-180 rocket engines to the United States “In June, representatives of Pratt & Whitney, United Launch Alliance and RD Amross signed the forms for three engines. Over the course of two weeks, representatives of the aforementioned companies carried out...

Russian, Chinese Firms to Develop New-generation Liquid Rocket Propellants

November 9, 2018 @ 03:05 PM

Russian rocket engine manufacturer Energomash and the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation have signed an agreement to jointly develop and manufacture new-generation liquid rocket propellants. The document was signed at the Airshow China 2018 aerospace exhibition, Energomash said in a press release

Russian Ruselectronics Supplies Ferrite Components to India’s ISRO

October 26, 2018 @ 07:52 AM

Russias Ruselectronics has supplied ferrite components to the Space Applications Centre of the Indian Space Research Organization to be used in super-high-frequency devices for satellites. Ferrite Domen Scientific Research Institute (part of the Ruselectronics holding) has delivered microwave ferrites for the space industry to the customer

Roscosmos Announces Cause of the Soyuz-FG Rocket Aborted Launch

October 12, 2018 @ 12:40 PM

A preliminary investigation into the Soyuz-FG booster rockets aborted launch earlier this week has revealed that it was caused by collision of elements during the separation of the carrier rockets first and second stages, Roscosmos Executive Director for Manned Flights Sergei Krikalyov said on Friday. "The primary cause is related to...

US DoD awards $2.2 Billion Contracts for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle

October 11, 2018 @ 06:28 AM

The United States Department of Defence (DoD) has awarded three contracts together worth over $2.2 Billion for the development of a launch system prototype for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program

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,

Leonardo to Provide Data Security to Galileo Navigation Satellites

September 27, 2017 @ 12:06 PM

Leonardo has been chosen by the European Space Agency (ESA) to conduct a study into the management of data security for the Galileo European navigation satellite program. Leonardo will develop benchmark architecture and define requirements and processes for managing the programme's information security, in accordance with recent European cyber regulations

Russian Defense Ministry Begins Final Testing Of GLONASS Navigation Satellite System

December 7, 2015 @ 09:45 AM

The Russian global navigation satellite system, GLONASS has been handed over to Russias Ministry of Defense for the final tests. "During tests, the client voiced certain remarks to us that we took into account, and on November 5, tests were resumed

Thales To Build Communications satellite For Bangladesh

November 11, 2015 @ 01:17 PM

Thales Alenia Space has won a $250 million contract from Bangladesh to develop the country's first communications satellite known as Bangabandhu-1. French-Italian firm will build the satellite for the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC) to be launched into space on December 16 in 2017, various media reported today

French-Italian Military Communication Satellite ‘Sicral-2’ Will Be Launched In April

March 5, 2015 @ 02:36 PM

Italian Ministry of Defense and French Defense procurement agency DGA will Ariane 5 launch Sicral 2 military telecommunications satellite on April 15, Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales and Finmeccanica said in a statement Wednesday. After being developed at the Thales Alenia Space plants in Rome, lAquila, Cannes and Toulouse, the satellite has been integrated in Rome and Turin facilities and then underwent environmental tests at the company's plant in Cannes