AsiaSat 9 will be launched on 28 September by a Proton-M

AsiaSat, one of Asia’s largest satellite operators, has announced that it will launch AsiaSat 9 via a Proton-M on 28 September 2017 at Baikonur. AsiaSat 9 will be the 10th satellite launched...

China to tap into NewSpace with Long March 11 rocket

Today, China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC), the main contractor for the Chinese space programme, announced that it will provide commercial launch services using its Long March 11 rocket. Long...

Arianespace marks 80th consecutive launch success with ISRO’s GSAT-17 & Hellas Sat 3-Inmarsat S...

On 28 June 2017 at 6:15 p.m. (local time), Arianespace’s heaviest launcher Ariane 5 launched two payloads into orbit from the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. The first,...

ISRO’s new navigation satellite arrives at launch site

On August 11 2017, the Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) newest satellite, the IRNSS-1H, was flagged off to the launch site at Sriharikota, from its home at the ISRO Satellite Center...

JAXA scrubs Michibiki 3 launch due to problem with propulsion

Japan’s space agency, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), has scrubbed the launch of its Michibiki 3 satellite. Originally planned for August 11, the launch was postponed to August 12 at approximately 2p.m....

ISRO launch vehicle budgets and revenues

Yesterday, during a session of the Lok Sabha (the Indian parliament’s Lower House), several questions were raised about the budget and revenues of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO’s) launch vehicles. Budget...

ISRO’s PSLV-C39 mission fails due to heat shield mishap

India's PSLV's 41st flight began at 1900 hours IST from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. It was carrying the eighth satellite of the Indian...

JAXA announces launch schedule for Michibiki-4

Only slightly more than a week since the launch of Michibiki-3, Japan’s space agency JAXA has announced the launch schedule for Michibiki-4. According to JAXA, Michibiki-4, the fourth satellite in the Michibiki...

Japan successfully launches Michibiki 3 satellite for navigation constellation

After delays on August 11 and 12, after which the launch was scrubbed and postponed, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) finally launched its Michibiki 3 satellite on August 19, at...

Singapore-based satellite operator Kacific to launch with SpaceX in 2019

Kacific Broadband Satellites, a new satellite operator based in Singapore, has selected SpaceX to launch its first satellite, Kacific-1. Kacific-1 will be launched on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 in 2019 and will deliver...
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