MOSCOW, May 22 (RIA Novosti) – Russia’s first light-class modification Angara 1.2PP carrier rocket is ready for its maiden launch, its manufacturer Khrunichev Center said on Wednesday.
The first Angara will be sent to the Plesetsk space center in northern… Continue reading
The 40th Flight Test Squadron completed another first in February when an A-10 Thunderbolt II fired a guided rocket that impacted only inches away from its intended target.
The 2.75 diameter, 35-pound, laser-guided rocket is known as the fixed-wing Advanced… Continue reading
BAIKONUR, March 29 (RIA Novosti) – The Soyuz TMA-08M spacecraft, carrying new crew members to the International Space Station (ISS), docked with the station as scheduled on Friday, a spokesman for the Russian space agency Roscosmos said.
“The docking was… Continue reading
“We are adjusting the RD-180 engine for manned missions,” Executive Director of NPO Energomash company Vladimir Solntsev told… Continue reading
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Reaches Milestone in Development of America’s Next Rocket Engine for Human Spaceflight
Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the last hot-fire test on the J-2X powerpack – an important step toward development of America’s next rocket engine designed for human spaceflight. NASA has selected the J-2X as the upper-stage… Continue reading
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) today successfully launched its Dragon spacecraft aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on the first official cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. The launch went off on schedule at 8:35 p.m. ET from Launch Complex… Continue reading
2nd 702MP satellite healthy, in transfer orbit after Aug. 18 launch
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2012 — Intelsat 21, the second Boeing [NYSE: BA] 702 Medium Power (MP) satellite, has begun sending signals from its preliminary transfer orbit in… Continue reading
“DAGR hit a moving target from 3.5 kilometers,” said Hady Mourad, DAGR… Continue reading
The first Vega launch campaign began in November with the installation of the P80 first… Continue reading
The launch of a Russian Proton-M carrier rocket with a Dutch telecommunications satellite SES-4 (NSS-14) onboard was called off on Monday due to “technical problems”, a spokesman for the Khrunichev State Research and Production Center said.
He said the new… Continue reading
A Russian Soyuz-ST carrier rocket was launched on Friday for the first time from the Kourou launch site in French Guiana.
The rocket is carrying two Galileo navigation system satellites, and is fitted with a radar transponder allowing its location… Continue reading
NASA has selected the design of a new Space Launch System that will take the agency’s astronauts farther into space than ever before, create high-quality jobs here at home, and provide… Continue reading