The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is to launch in mid-April a working satellite, Kwangmyongsong-3, manufactured by itself with indigenous technology to mark the 100th birth anniversary of President Kim Il-sung, the official news agency KCNA reported Friday.
TEHRAN – Iran on Friday successfully launched an observation satellite into orbit under a presidential decree, said the country’s Press TV.
The spacecraft, named Navid (Herald), weighs 50 kilograms and can take pictures in low attitudes of about 250 to… Continue reading
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope crossed another milestone in its space odyssey of exploration and discovery. On Monday, July 4, the Earth-orbiting observatory logged its one millionth science observation during a search for water in an exoplanet’s atmosphere 1,000 light-years away.… Continue reading
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Nov. 6, 2010 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] on Nov. 5 successfully launched the last in a series of four SkyMed spacecraft for the Italian Constellation of Small Satellites for Mediterranean basin Observation (COSMO).… Continue reading
SPACEX AND THE NATIONAL SPACE ORGANIZATION (NSPO) SIGN CONTRACT TO LAUNCH EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITE
Hawthorne, CA â€“ June 14, 2010 â€“ Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and the National Space Organization (NSPO) have signed contract for the launch of NSPO’s Earth Observation Satellite, Formosat-5. Formosat-5 will be used to continue the image data service for… Continue reading
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., July 21, 2009Â – Two of the KC-767 aerial refueling tankers that Boeing [NYSE: BA] is building for the Italian Air Force recently performed a series of airborne boom contacts and fuel offloads in observation… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 19, 2008 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA], through its commercial launch business, has received a contract to launch the fourth satellite for the COSMO-SkyMed (Constellation of Small Satellites for Mediterranean basin Observation) program for Thales Alenia… Continue reading