Another success of Arianespace- two communications satellite already on orbit delivered by Ariane 5

Arianespace can add another mission to their list of successes – Ariane 5  after start from Guiana Space Center delivered to orbit  two communications satellites yesterday. This mission codename was VA235 and it was covering delivering to orbit SKY Brasil-1 and Telkom-3S communications satellites on the top of the Ariane 5 rocket. Vehicle was launched […]

Possible end of Vega rocket and beginning of Pan European space corporation

Could it be possible that Airbus Defence and Space will be monopolist in European space industry? Airbus Defence and Space along with its partner, French Safran Company (both companies are involved in Ariane 6 project) probably are going to buy Avio – Italian company responsible for designing and manufacturing Italian Vega rocket. Airbus and Safran […]

ILS future after Proton – Angara takes over the reins

ILS present services are based on reliable and proven Proton. But changes are on the horizon. International Launch Services was American-Russian partnership established between Lockheed Martin, Energia and Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center in 1995. It was offering launches with Proton (Khrunichev) and Atlas V (Lockheed) rockets; now it is offering full launch services […]

Shangri-La of evil – North Korean announcement about planned launch of Unha-3 from Sohae launch site on October 2015

North Korea claims that on October 2015 is planned launch of Unha-3 rocket with Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4 satellite atop. World is looking at Korean Peninsula with curiosity and every couple years with increasing fear. North Korea remains one of most unstable and unpredictable state on Earth with impressive military power (in terms of number of soldiers not necessary […]