Glasgow Spearheaded Britain’s Satellite Space Race          

It is believed that satellites take 10 to 15 years to produce and design. However, with the innovation of latest nano-versions, it can now be easily produced in just a few days or weeks. In today’s digital world, Glasgow is considered as the capital of Britain’s satellite building industry.  The latter shipbuilding hub has renovated […]

Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Signs Saudi Satellite for the First Time 

The Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, toured the Silicon Valley facility of Lockheed Martin on April 5. Sunnyvale is considered as the home to most of the satellite programs of the company and technologies for solar array production, cutting-edge research and development and missile defense.  Marilyn Hewson, Lockheed […]

Second mission of Elysium Cubesat satellite planned for 2018

Elysium, USA based Company which offers place inside Cubesat satellites for cremated remains announced on May 16th that plans for 2018 putting their Elysium Star II satellite as piggyback payload for Falcon-9 rocket. It will be second attempt performed by Elysium – first one failed after launch when Super Strypi sounding rocket failed to reach […]

SpaceX reusable technology – half way to Mars mission reached ?

SpaceX since establishing in 2002 is one of leaders of space industry – not without a reason. In 2002, after establishing SpaceX, Elon Musk had one goal – Mars. It was clear that it is ambitious target. For Elon Musk and SpaceX reaching Mars and further colonization was ultimate goal; first step was offering launch vehicle with […]

Thales Alenia grabs new contract !

O3b is going to remain customer of Thales Alenia Space / Arianespace tandem for next few years. Contract announced on Cannes on 10 December 2015 consist manufacturing next eight satellites to improve capabilities of O3b. Contract value was not precisely stated, but previously O3B acquired $460 million from investors for finishing constellation of satellites. It seems that […]

Spaceloft after 10th mission – test for NASA passed !

Since 2006, Company called UP Aerospace possess small rocket able to lift up to 50 kg of payload to sub-orbital trajectory and altitude of 225 km.  Small rockets are not necessary most recognizable by laics. They are not lifting up space shuttles, military satellites, and parts of space stations. They are not generating spectacular flames […]

Silent enter into GPS market – Tests of Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) completed

After sending in this year three satellites under BDS navigation system China just has announced about positive results of operational tests. China space industry is well known of its dynamic and pace of development. Impressive achievements made in a very short period of time and wide range of activities from commercial launch systems through manned space missions […]

Own path of development – Israeli Amos-6 communication satellite scheduled on 2016

Israel in spite of short modern history of the state has significant contribution in world space industry development. First space focused organization was established in Israel on 1960. It was National Committee for Space Research, working under Tel-Aviv University. Main goal of Committee was intensification of cooperation and intellectual exchange between Israeli academic centers. First rocket was […]

Moon mission pitched at US National Space Council meeting in 2028

In the year 2028, a potential mission to the moon was conferred Thursday to the USA National area Council’s (NSC) Users’ informative cluster in response to USA President Donald Trump’s plan of about to the Moon. The National Security Council Users’ informative cluster – a bunch of presidency and National Aeronautics and Space Administration officers […]