Ariane 5 with Echostar-18 and BRIsat launched-fifth success of Arianespace in 2016 !

After 24 hours of delay caused by the strong wind, Arianespace managed to launch their Ariane 5 rocket with two communication satellites on atop. Mission marked as VA230 (it is 230th launch by Arianespace and 86th launch of launch vehicle from Ariane 5 family) started from ELA-3 launch site in Guiana Space Center. Today Weather […]

Ariane 5 flight postponed from 8th June 2016 07:30 GMT with TBD status

Launch planned by Arianespace for 8th June 2016 was postponed and its present status is “to be decided”. Payload, two satellites: EchoStar-18 and BRIsat remain secured.  VA230 flight, fifth launch by Arianespace and third mission of Ariane 5 launch vehicle in 2016 was officially postponed today in the morning. New launch date was not unveiled, but Arianespace assured […]

Hat trick for SSl1300

Space Systems Loral acquired new contract for communication satellite for Indonesia on 30 December 2015. Indonesia is one of more interesting countries in South-East Asia as far as presence in world space industry. Specific for Indonesia is locating on great number of islands (Indonesia is largest island country in the world) and this fact determines great […]