SSL won contract for robotic arm for DARPA’s GEO service satellite

DARPA is still developing own spacecraft able to perform service on satellites remaining on GEO orbit. Project is called Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites (RSGS) and just three days ago DARPA chosen one of the key subcontractors for this project. It is second American government project of future space logistic spacecraft along with NASA Restore-L project […]

ILS preparing to Proton-M/Intelsat-31 launch on 8th June 2016

International Launch Services, Russian and American joint-venture company, is getting ready for their latest mission-delivering to orbit Intelsat-31 (DLA-2) broadcasting satellite on atop of their flagship, Proton-M launch vehicle. Launch is scheduled for 8th June 2016 for 07:10 GMT from Baikonur cosmodrome, Launch Pad 24. It will be second launch of Proton-M operated by ILS […]

Eutelsat next electric propulsion satellite for expand on Africa planned for 2018

Eutelsat decided to choose Space Systems Loral’s all electric propulsion satellite bus to create dominancy on three rising markets. Eutelsat is still improving their technical abilities, range of services and constellation of satellites. New markets are demanding and competition in new regions also imposes sharp pace. Eutelsat decided to expand on rising market of Africa, Turkey and Middle […]