Super heavy Chinese rocket not before 2030

It seems that Chinese competition for SLS will be launched not before end of next decade. China News Service press agency announced that new Chinese super heavy rocket will not be launched since 2030. According to Source close to China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) for the moment priority for CAST will be developing Long March […]

Space Launch System got propulsion – Aerojet Rocketdyne awarded with contract

Aerojet Rocketdyne will provide engines for new NASA rocket – Space Launch System. NASA is still on schedule with their new heavy rocket (about SLS program You can read here). Lately (on 23 November 2015) it was announced that specified engine was chosen as main propulsion for Space Launch System. It seems that new launch system, […]

Orion spacecraft EM-1 mission with no delay

NASA and main contractor Lockheed announced that one of the program milestones of has been reached. Orion spacecraft and SLS launch vehicle are great hopes of NASA. After rising budget for these two projects for 2016 fiscal year, news about reaching important point in project development is confirmation about possibility of NASA to keep the […]

SLS going strong – NASA budget for Space Launch System increased !

NASA announced on 4th November 2015, that SLS budget for 2016 will be increased from $1.695 billion even to $1.9 billion.  Good news is always welcomed, but information about increasing research budget is splendid. One of most significant element of NASA strategy of development (especially if Mars missions are considered) was creating new rocket able to lift […]