Lockheed Martin has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of the Astrotech Space Operations business of Astrotech Corporation. Astrotech Space Operations is a leader in satellite launch preparation services, from final testing and fueling to encapsulation and day-of launch operations
Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has signed a contract with the Korean satellite service operator KT Sat, subsidiary of KT Corporation, to build two telecommunications satellites, Koreasat-7 and Koreasat-5A, winning the contract against an international field of competitors. The two satellites will provide Internet access, multimedia, broadcasting and fixed communications services
Astrium today signed contracts with Snecma (Safran) and Europropulsion for the production of the cryogenic rocket engines (liquid oxygen and hydrogen) and solid rocket motors for 18 new Ariane 5 launchers. These contracts extend the agreements signed by Astrium and Safran in 2009 for the production of propulsion system and equipment on the PB batch of 35 Ariane 5 launchers
A giant 21 stories tall Delta IV Heavy rocket has been launched for the second time from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, on a covert mission for the US governments National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). The launch used three main engines with one powered by RS-68 liquid hydrogen and oxygen and the rest two powered by RL10 liquid hydrogen and oxygen (developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne), according to United Launch Alliances (ULA) press release, which built the rocket
Russia plans to launch four satellites for the GLONASS navigation system by the end of this year, the Aerospace Defense Forces head said. "Three GLONASS satellites are scheduled to be launched on board of a Proton carrier rocket in July from the Baikonur space center and another one is planned to be launched in December from the Plesetsk space center," Maj
A Soyuz-2.1B carrier rocket orbited a military satellite on Friday, Russian A&D spokesperson said
The U.S Army, along with DARPA, is developing the next generation in navigation technology in an effort to limit its dependence on GPS
Indias latest test launch of the sea-based BrahMos supersonic cruise missile relied on the Russian GPS-GLONASS technology to guide it to its target. The GLONASS technology was added to the existing doppler-inertial platform, allowing the missile to be updated with advanced satellite navigation systems from Russia's Kh-555 and Kh-101 strategic long-range cruise missiles
Raytheon was awarded a $1.5 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract for phase one of the agency's Space Enabled Effects for Military Engagements (SeeMe) program
The U.S’ second Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite has reached geosynchronous reached orbit after a four-month journey
ORLANDO, FL --- Lockheed Martins enhanced High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare Weapons Capability (HAAWC) system recently completed a series of successful high speed wind tunnel tests at a commercial facility in Buffalo, NY.>> The HAAWC employs a modified Lockheed Martin LongShot Wing Adapter Kit on the MK-54 to allow the launch of torpedoes from high altitudes and long standoff ranges
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