Saudi Arabia looking for space know-how

Saudi Arabia and DigitalGlobe Inc. signed agreement for establishing joint venture Company with Saudi government for developing six next generation observation satellites. Saudi Arabia is still developing own space potential. After signing agreements with China (for developing Beidou infrastructure in Saudi Arabia) and Russia (cooperation in development of both countries’ space programs), cooperation with private companies […]

Ariane on duty – 227th launch with GSAT-15 and Arabsat-6B atop scheduled for 3rd November 2015.

It is going to be 227th Ariane launch planned from ELA-3 launch site in Guiana Space Centre. This time payload is two broadcasting satellites, GSAT-15 (operated by Indian space research organization) and   Arabsat-6B. Since 1969, when ISRO was established by Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, its goal was clearly stated: support national development with […]