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November 14, 2018
India GSLV MkIII-D2 successfully launches GSAT-29
India's GSAT-29 communication satellite was successfully launched by the second developmental flight of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle MarkIII (GSLV MkIII-D2) today from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.
November 14, 2018
Northrop Grumman set to launch 10th cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station for NASA
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced it is set to launch the company's Antares™ rocket carrying its Cygnus™ cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station for NASA.
November 6, 2018
Mission to be 44th flight of world's first privately-developed commercial rocket
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced it is prepared to launch the company's air-launched Pegasus® XL rocket aboard its Stargazer L-1011 airplane from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on November 7, at approximately 3:05 a.m. EST.
November 1, 2018
Northrop Grumman-built Dawn spacecraft successfully concludes historic journey
Eleven-year mission, part of NASA's Discovery program, responsible for advancing our understanding of planetary formation in the solar system
October 17, 2018
New Lockheed Martin-built protected communications satellite confirmed online in orbit following successful launch
The fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) protected communication satellite, built by Lockheed Martin for the US Air Force, was successfully launched today at 12:15 a.m. from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 551 rocket.
October 10, 2018
Boeing HorizonX Ventures Invests in Accion Systems to Propel Satellite Capabilities
Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced its investment in Accion Systems Inc., a Boston, Mass.,-based startup pioneering scalable electric propulsion technology to transform satellite capabilities in and beyond Earth's orbit.
October 3, 2018
Northrop Grumman's Missile Defense and Controls continues its legacy of supporting industry "firsts"
For over 70 years, Northrop Grumman's Missile Defense and Controls (MD&C), headquartered in Elkton, Maryland, has supported many industry "firsts."
September 28, 2018
Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack turns first sod at Satellite Ground Station East, Kapooka
Northrop Grumman Corporation Australia proudly hosted the Hon Michael McCormack MP, Deputy Prime Minister, at Kapooka today to turn the first sod at Satellite Ground Station East (SGS-E), commemorating the new facility construction.
September 25, 2018
ThinKom successfully demonstrates first aero terminal connectivity with SES' O3b MEO satellites
ThinKom Solutions, Inc. today announced the successful completion of the first ground test of its ThinAir® Ka2517 Ka-band phased-array satellite antenna with the SES' O3b constellation of medium-Earth orbit (MEO) satellites.
September 25, 2018
Ariane 5 celebrates its 100th launch
For its 100th launch – its fourth of 2018 – Ariane 5 lifted off from the European spaceport in Kourou (French Guiana) and placed the two telecommunications satellites Horizons 3e and Azerspace-2/Intelsat38 in GTO.
September 16, 2018
PSLV-C42 launches 2 foreign satellites
The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C42) of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched two satellites -- NovaSAR and S1-4-- from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota today on September 16, 2018.
August 3, 2018
Boeing sending last shuttle commander Chris Ferguson back to Space
Chris Ferguson, who led the final space shuttle mission, will make his fourth spaceflight when he and NASA astronauts Eric Boe and Nicole Mann take the new Boeing CST-100 Starliner commercial crew spacecraft to the International Space Station.
July 5, 2018
Successful flight testing of Crew Escape System - Technology Demonstrator
ISRO carried out a major technology demonstration today, the first in a series of tests to qualify a Crew Escape System, which is a critical technology relevant for human spaceflight.
March 29, 2018
GSLV successfully launches GSAT-6A satellite
India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F08) successfully launched GSAT-6A Satellite into Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) today (March 29, 2018).
January 9, 2018
Indian Industry Thrilled with successful 42nd launch and 100th Satellite Placement
FICCI congratulates ISRO family for its successful 42nd mission and 100th satellite placement in orbit. Dr Sanjaya Baru, Secretary General, FICCI mentioned "With the successful placement of Cartosat-2 and 30 co-passengers...
July 20, 2017
Cassini: Mission Accomplished
By R. Chandrakanth
Cassini-Huygens has been described by NASA's Planetary Science Division Director as a "mission of firsts" that has revolutionized human understanding of the Saturn system, including its moons and rings, and our understanding of where life...
June 29, 2017
India's GSAT-17 Communication Satellite Launched Successfully
Today, GSAT-17 became India's third communication satellite to successfully reach orbit in the past two months. GSAT-17 was launched in the early morning hours using the European Ariane 5 Launch Vehicle from Kourou, French Guiana.