Earlier, the satellites separated from the Proton-M booster rocket Proton-M booster rocket carrying two telecom satellites, the Ekspress-AMU3 and Ekspress-AMU7 © Roscosmos Press Office/TASS MOSCOW, December 14. /TASS/. The Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems Company has taken over control of the
Astra Space reached orbit for the first time with rocket LV0007 on Saturday. “This is an incredibly hard thing to do,” Astra CEO Chris Kemp said on the company’s webcast. Astra joins SpaceX, Rocket Lab and Virgin Orbit in the
SVE NEWS & Space Sharing Series — Rocket Lab to launch satellites, recover booster tonight. How to watch live.
Liftoff is set for 8:38 p.m. EST (0138 GMT). Update for 3:45 pm ET Nov. 17: Rocket Lab will attempt to launch its next Electron mission Love At First Insight tonight at 8:38 p.m. EST (0138 GMT). A live webcast will be
Liftoff occurred at 7:55 p.m. EST tonight (0055 GMT on Nov. 9). A Japanese Epsilon rocket launches the the Rapid Innovative Payload Demonstration Satellite 2 and eight other small spacecraft from Uchinoura Space Center on Nov. 8, 2021. (Image credit: JAXA)
SVE NEWS & Space Sharing Series — Can biofuels make spaceflight greener? UK space startups reveal plans for cleaner rocket launches
Biofuels tested by two British rocket start-ups seem to produce much fewer dangerous soot particles. The U.K. rocket startup Skyrora tested its Skylark Micro suborbital rocket last year. In the future, the company’s rockets will be powered by a renewable
China test-fired a massive new solid-fueled rocket motor on Oct. 19, 2021. (Image credit: CASC) China has test fired a huge new solid rocket motor, creating more propulsion options for the country’s growing space activities. The rocket motor was ignited Tuesday (Oct.
SVE NEWS & Space Sharing Series — Remains of Nazi V2, the first supersonic rocket, unearthed in South East England
No one could hear these “revenge weapons” coming. The remains of a V2 rocket fired by Nazi Germany at London during World War II have been unearthed in a field in South East England, where it crashed and exploded before
SVE NEWS & Space Sharing Series — China rolls out rocket for Tianzhou 3 cargo mission ahead of Monday launch (photos)
A Long March 7 rocket topped with China’s Tianzhou 3 cargo spacecraft rolls out to its launch pad in this photo released by the China Manned Space Engineering Office on Sept. 15, 2021. (Image credit: China Manned Space Engineering Office)
SVE NEWS & TASS Sharing Series — Next launch of Soyuz rocket with OneWeb satellites from Vostochny scheduled for October
OneWeb satellites were launched from the Vostochny spaceport for the first time in December 2020 Soyuz-2 carrier rocket © Yuri Smityuk/TASS MOSCOW, September 2. /TASS/. The next launch of a Soyuz-2 carrier rocket with British OneWeb communications satellites from the
SVE NEWS & Space Sharing Series — Astra rocket fails to reach space during test launch for US military
The flight was terminated about 2.5 minutes after liftoff. The third try wasn’t the charm for Astra. The California Bay Area startup attempted its third orbital test flight today (Aug. 28), sending its two-stage Launch Vehicle 0006 skyward from the Pacific