Kratos, Orbital ATK Reaffirm Kratos’ Oriole Rocket Motor Exclusive Rights Agreement

March 21, 2018 @ 01:02 PM

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. has reaffirmed its longstanding agreement with Orbital ATK related to Kratos exclusive rights to sell Oriole Solid Propellant Rocket Motors (SPRMs) for specific market areas, including Missile Defense related Threat Representative Targets, Suborbital Research and Sounding Rockets

Taiwan To Upgrade ‘Cloud Peak’ Medium-range Missiles For Micro-Satellites Launch

January 25, 2018 @ 11:15 AM

Taiwans Defense Ministry is allocating over US$426 million (NT$12.4 billion) to upgrade countrys Yun Feng or "Cloud Peak" medium-range guided missiles in order to convert into a satellite launch vehicle

Zuma Mission: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Secret US Government Spy Satellite Into

January 8, 2018 @ 10:10 AM

US space transport services company SpaceX launched a super-secretive US government payload into orbit from its Falcon 9 rocket in the early hours of January 8. The Falcon lifted off at 8 p

North Korea Preparing To Launch ‘Largest Missile Ever’ In September 2018

January 2, 2018 @ 09:21 AM

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has reportedly ordered for the largest missile for its arsenal, which is planned for launch in September this year, during the 70th anniversary of the founding of the republic. According to a report by

NASA, DARPA to Build Robotic Service Stations in Orbit to Defend Against...

January 1, 2018 @ 06:29 PM

NASA has teamed up with the US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to build robots that can not only refuel and repair satellites, but also sabotage enemy spacecraft in the event of space war. These robotic satellites, known as ‘service stations in orbit, could improve the lifespan of satellites

USAF Declares Lockheed Martin-built GPS III Satellite ‘Available for Launch’

October 10, 2017 @ 02:35 PM

The US Air Force has declared Lockheed Martin-built GPS III satellite available for Launch. The Air Force's "AFL" declaration is the final acceptance of Lockheed Martin's first GPS III Space Vehicle (GPS III SV01) prior to its expected 2018 launch

Russian Proton-M Rocket to Deploy Blagovest Military Satellite on December 25

October 10, 2017 @ 12:39 PM

Russian defense ministry plans to deploy a military communications satellite from the Baikonur space center with the launch of Proton-M heavy carrier rocket on December 25 this year. "We have scheduled the next launch of a Proton carrier rocket for December 25 from the Baikonur space center

United Launch Services Wins $832 Million Contract for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle

September 27, 2017 @ 11:21 PM

United Launch Services has been awarded an $832 million modification contract for its Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. This contract provides mission assurance, program management, systems engineering, and integration of space vehicle with launch vehicle, launch site and range operations, and launch infrastructure maintenance and sustainment, US department of defense said in a statement Wednesday

SpaceX Launches USAF Super-secret Space Shuttle

September 8, 2017 @ 09:07 AM

SpaceX has launched the US Air Forces super-secret space shuttle on Thursday. This is the fifth flight for the unmanned Falcon rocket, known as X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle,

ISRO IRNSS Navigation Replacement Satellite Launch Fails

September 1, 2017 @ 07:49 AM

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying a replacement satellite for Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) failed after reaching sub-geosynchronous transfer orbit Thursday. The IRNSS-1H constellation or NavIC, program was launched on schedule from the Second Launch Pad late evening Thursday

S. Korea To Get Five Military Spy Satellites Worth US$880M By 2023

August 25, 2017 @ 02:18 PM

South Korea will soon begin a full-fledged project worth about 1 trillion won ($880 million) to build indigenous military reconnaissance satellites and put into operation by 2023. The scheme, code-named the "425 Project" to be run by the national arms procurement agency and the state-run Agency for Defense Development, is aimed at developing five military spy satellite system capable of collecting security-related information and intelligence on the Korean Peninsula and in nearby regions, Yonhap reports Friday