Russian Heavy-lift Rocket Defective

January 19, 2019 @ 10:10 AM

The engines of Russias new flagship heavy-lift space rocket, Angara A5, have a defect that can ultimately destroy the rocket itself, according to a paper published by scientists at rocket engine manufacturer Energomash. The paper, reported by RIA news agency on Friday,said the engines of the Angara A5 could produce low...

Russian Military Satellite Burns up in De-orbit Move

January 10, 2019 @ 12:55 PM

Russian military satellite, Kosmos-2430 was guided out of the orbit on January 5 and has now burned down in the earths atmosphere. "The Russian Kosmos-2430 military satellite was de-orbited in a planned manner at 09:48 Moscow time on January 5

ISRO Launches GSAT-7A Military Communications Satellite

December 19, 2018 @ 12:50 PM

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched the GSAT-7A, a military communications satellite, from the second launch pad of Sathish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota located in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. The GSLV-F11 rocket will inject GSAT-7A into a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and it will be placed in its final...

Fear of Star Wars as US Plans Space Force by 2020

October 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM

The Trump administration plans to launch the United States Space Force (USSF), the nation's sixth military branch, by 2020, Vice President Mike Pence said in a speech at the National Space Council on Tuesday, agencies reported. The proposed launch of the USSF has led to fears of space becoming the next...

USAF’s First GPS III Satellite Getting Ready for Launch In December

August 27, 2018 @ 04:19 PM

The first of the U.S

Pakistan's First High Resolution Imaging Satellite Launched

July 10, 2018 @ 10:16 AM

Pakistan's first high resolution imaging satellite with a resolution of one meter was launched today by a Chinese Long March 2-C Rocket. The PRSS-1 is China's first optical remote sensing satellite sold to Pakistan developed by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST)

Chinese Satellite Navigation System To Get New Homemade Missile-borne Anti-jamming Antenna

May 25, 2018 @ 10:17 AM

China's domestic Beidou Navigation Satellite System will equipped with the new missile-borne anti-interference antenna developed by a Chinese defense technology firm, this year, local media reports. "The domestically-built missile-borne anti-interference antenna is based on array signal processing technology, and will greatly help the country's People's Liberation Army (PLA) units counter the enemy's jamming efforts against the BeiDou system in battle," Jin Zhongshu, deputy general manager of the Beijing Li Gong Navigation Technology Co, told Global Times on Thursday on the sidelines of the China Satellite Navigation Exhibition at the ongoing 9th China Satellite Navigation Conference (CSNC) in Harbin of Northeast...

USAF’s Fifth AEHF Protected Communications Satellite To Be Ready In 2019

May 22, 2018 @ 10:37 AM

Lockheed Martins fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-5) satellite successfully completed the environment tests and is now in system-level testing in preparation for delivery to the U.S

Royal Air Force To Manage "Command and Control" of UK Military Space...

May 21, 2018 @ 07:00 PM

Britain has unveiled a major defense space strategy where the countrys air force would be responsible for “command and control” of the nations space missions, aiming to safeguard UK operations against “emerging space-based threats”. Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has vowed to bring the number of specialists working in the countrys defense space sector to 600 which is a 20- percent jump from what Britain currently has, the ministry said in a release Monday during first ever UK Defence Space Conference

Chinese Private Firm OneSpace Launches First Space Rocket

May 18, 2018 @ 12:57 PM

A Chinese private firm OneSpace launched a locally-made space rocket from a launch center in northwest China. "Chongqing Liangjiang Star," launched at 7:33 a

Orbital ATK Christens New Large-class Rocket 'OmegA', Initial Flights in 2021

April 19, 2018 @ 07:17 AM

Orbital ATK has announced the name its new three-stage rocket launch vehicle, OmegA meant for US Air Forces Evolved, Expandable Launch Vehicle (EEVLV) program and plans to carry out initial flights of intermediate configuration by early 2021. OmegA will provide intermediate- to heavy-class launch services for the Department of Defense, civil government and commercial customers beginning in three years, the company said in a statement Wednesday

Boeing not to Bid for Next Production of 22 GPS 3 Satellites

April 19, 2018 @ 06:27 AM

Boeing has decided to not put up a proposal for the next production lot of up to 22 GPS 3 satellites for the US Air Force. “We have not put in a proposal for GPS 3,” said Rico Attanasio, Boeings director of Department of Defense and civil navigation and communications programs was quoted as saying by