NASA’s next scientific satellite, which is scheduled for launch June 26, will
provide the most detailed look ever at the sun’s lower atmosphere or interface
The Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) mission will
observe how solar material moves, gathers… Continue reading
- 5th Wideband Global SATCOM spacecraft sends 1st signals from orbit
- Satellite functioning and ready for post-launch testing
Boeing has received the first on-orbit signals from the fifth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite it is delivering to the U.S. Air Force… Continue reading
Diamond Aircrafts DA42-VI gains EASA approval for Garmins GWX 68 weather radar and GSR 56 satellite data receiver
The DA42-VI, already certified for bad weather conditions, is now available with a fully integrated and EASA approved Garmin GWX 68 weather radar.
Diamond Aircraft succeeded in developing a production method which allows installing the weather radar in the aircraft’s… Continue reading
The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin are ready to launch the second Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO-2) spacecraft on Tuesday, March 19 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force… Continue reading
As the global fleet of Pilatus PC-12 aircraft approaches 1,200 aircraft, Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is expanding its service network to ensure the highest level of customer support in all parts of the world. Recently, Northern Air, Inc., based at the… Continue reading
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 5, 2013 — The MEXSAT Bicentenario satellite, built by Boeing [NYSE: BA] partner Orbital Sciences Corporation [NYSE: ORB], has completed on-orbit testing and… Continue reading
The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) on Monday launched a suitcase sized satellite into space aboard an Indian rocket that will search for large asteroids that could impact Earth and keep track of space junk in the solar system.
“The project… Continue reading
The Zenit’s pointing and attitude control system failed immediately after the lift-off… Continue reading
Boeing has received the first on-orbit signals from the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS)-K, demonstrating that the vehicle is functioning and ready to use its internal engine to boost it to its operational geosynchronous orbit. After reaching final orbit,… Continue reading
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and Space Communication Ltd. (Spacecom) announced an agreement to launch Spacecom’s AMOS-6 satellite on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle. Falcon 9 will insert the communications satellite into a geosynchronous transfer orbit (GTO), further enhancing Spacecom’s… Continue reading
United Airlines has introduced onboard satellite-based Wi-Fi internet connectivity on the first of its international widebody aircraft, becoming the first U.S.-based international carrier to offer customers the ability to stay connected while traveling on long-haul overseas routes.
The aircraft, a… Continue reading
SUNNYVALE, Calif., December 17, 2012 – The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] have integrated the system module for the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite six months ahead of schedule. The milestone marks the completion of… Continue reading