ALTAIR – European smallsat launch vehicle program under French leadership

European Union and Switzerland are going to participate in budget of new venture for reusable space launch vehicle designed especially for nano and small satellites. General trend in space industry for developing alternative solutions for lift small satellites for less found understanding in Europe. Under European program of technology innovation, European Horizon 2020, new project founded […]

ALTAIR, Pathfinders’ satellite surpasses 10,000 hours in orbit by millennium space systems

Picture credited by NASA. On May 17th Tuesday, Millennium space system announced its ALTAIR pathfinder satellite, a complete year of successful on-orbit operations. The satellite has 10,000 hours of flight heritage. Previously it is planned as a six-month mission, and then it accomplished all planned goals and doubled its intended functional lifetime.  The pathfinder ALTAIR […]