Electron launched from Launch Complex 1

Rocket Lab managed to launch their first Electron rocket from Launch Complex 1 placed on the Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand. Launch was successful but main objective was not be achieved – Rocket Lab announced in the official statement after mission. This was great day for Rocket Lab, American company with research facilities in the United States and […]

Celebrating with work – Cubesat invasion from ISS !

How to celebrate annivensary 18 years/100 000 passed orbits properly? It seems that crew members missed cake and any kind of party, but have deployed impressive number of Cubesat satellites during last three days! After passing 100000th orbit on May 2016 in the morning, crew members of International Space Station had no time for further celebrating. […]

Strengthening of the position – successful launch of Indian Astrosat satellite on 28th September 2015

ISRO announced that planned on 28th September 2015 launch of Astrosat satellite combined with six additional foreign satellites was full success. Utilized rocket was PSLV rocket in heaviest version. Mission designated launch site was First Launch Pad in Satish Dhawan Space Centre. India has still growing space industry and space research program. In spite of tradition of […]