Air Force Will Use Fast Prototyping For Space Development System         

Air Force team will be having a fast prototyping test for the development of latest ground control as well as data processing software for Space-Based Infrared System.  Lt. Gen. John Thompson, commander of Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center stated, “Instead of automatically defaulting to very large exquisite programs of record, we want to […]

DARPA chooses Boeing for their XS-1 space plane project

The Boeing Company was chose by DARPA to continue development process their version of future space plane known under XS-1 codename.  Boeing has been chosen from group of other companies which unfortunately did not reached advanced design work phase. Projects presented by Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems and Masten Space Systems have Phase 1 have not met acceptance […]

SpaceX delays mission of Falcon-9 with classified satellite for another 24 hours

Launch planned for 01:00 UTC on November 17, 2017, has caught another 24 hours of delay. New launch date was set for November 18, 2017 with 2 hour launch window starting at 01:00 UTC. Rocket still waits for launch at LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center; everything is also ready for planned landing of the first […]

Get ready for AFSPC-6 !

Next mission covering delivering to orbit two Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP, also known as GEO-SSAP) satellites is getting close. Rocket will start at 04:47 GMT on 19th August 2016. United Launch Alliance as launch service provider decided to use Space Launch Complex 37 (at Cape Canaveral AFS) and their reliable Delta IV rocket in this […]

NROL-61 orbit unveiled !

Launched recently on July 28, 2016, on atop of United Launch Alliance Atlas V (421) classified payload was spotted by one of the Australian satellite spotters. NROL-61 was launched on from SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral AFS for national Reconnaissance Office. Due the published NOTAM it was possible to confirm that rocket will be launched in […]

An absolute modem interface to enable roaming across the platforms of multiple satellites 

Most space-based military communications go over industrial satellites, and therefore the want for additional capacity and capabilities will increase per annum. For that reason, the U.S. Air Force house and Missile Systems Center (SMC) launched the COMSATCOM Pilot Program, to assist modify additional versatile and resilient military communications. The Pilot Program has reached Stage a […]