Space & Astronomy News

06/03/2014 | Space | 645
NASA's flying saucer-shaped test vehicle is ready to take to the skies from the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, for its...
Virgin Galactic and spaceport America sign key agreement for access to airspace for spaceflights from new Mexico 05/30/2014 | Space | 324
Virgin Galactic, the privately-funded space company owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s aabar Investments PJS, and Spaceport America announced today that...
Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services To Launch Worldview-3 Satellite On August 13 05/22/2014 | Space | 339
Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services (LMCLS) will launch the WorldView-3 commercial remote sensing spacecraft, placing it into orbit on August 13 for DigitalGlobe, a leading...
NASA 2016 Mars Mission To Begin Building Spacecraft 05/20/2014 | Space | 442
The team preparing NASA's next Mars lander mission gained a green light today to begin building the spacecraft, which will study how Earthlike planets form....
05/19/2014 | Space | 183
ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst will lift off from the Russian Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 20:56 GMT (21:56 pm CEST) on 28 May, heading...
05/19/2014 | Space | 475
Lockheed Martin Corp has begun final assembly of a new U.S. weather satellite that will allow the U.S. government to provide far earlier warnings...
05/16/2014 | Space | 175
Boeing [NYSE: BA] will highlight a diverse portfolio of innovative, affordable and integrated technology solutions for space and security at the 30th annual Space Symposium. Boeing's...
05/15/2014 | Space | 310
Airbus Defence and Space has successfully delivered full operational capabilities for X-band satellite communications – comprising Deployable Maritime Milsat (DMM) satellite services that use the...
Propulsion Module For Lockheed Martin-Built SBIRS GEO-4 Missile Defense Early Warning Satellite Completed 05/06/2014 | Space | 459
Lockheed Martin completed the propulsion module for the fourth Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO-4) space vehicle and is now proceeding with...
GOES-R Weather Satellite Modules Delivered To Lockheed Martin 05/02/2014 | Space | 434
The two large modules of the first GOES-R series weather satellite spacecraft were delivered to a cleanroom at Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] Space Systems facility...
04/30/2014 | Space | 445
KazEOSat-1 (formerly known as DZZ-HR), the Republic of Kazakhstan’s first Earth observation satellite, was successfully launched last night on board a Vega launcher from the...
Successful launch of KazSat3 and Loutch-5V satellites 04/29/2014 | Space | 352
The KazSat3 and Loutch-5V communications satellites, were successfully launched yesterday by a Proton rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. KazSat3 will be operated by...
04/28/2014 | Space | 255
UTC Aerospace Systems' Engineered Polymer Products (EPP) facility in Jacksonville, Fla. recently received Nadcap (national aerospace and defense contractors accreditation program) accreditation for manufacture of...
Airbus Defence and Space to build Peru’s first Earth observation satellite system 04/25/2014 | Space | 337
Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s number one exporter of Earth observation satellites and the world’s second largest space company, has just been selected as...
Kazakhstan’s first Earth observation satellite to be launched at the end of April 04/24/2014 | Space | 468
Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, is preparing for the launch of KazEOSat-1 (formerly known as DZZ-HR), which is due to...
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