SpaceX launches Koreasat-5A

SpaceX has successfully launched Koreasat-5A, a South Korean geostationary communications satellite, at 3:34pm EDT (19:34 GMT) on Monday, 30 October. The satellite was launched using a Falcon 9 from NASA’s Kennedy...

China resumes launches after Long March 5 failure in July

Today, China conducted its first launch after the failure of its Long March 5 (Changzheng-5) rocket on 2nd July, ending speculation as to the delays caused by the event. The launch today...

SpooQy-1: Singapore’s experimental quantum CubeSat and its Kibo launch

On November 15, 2017, Singapore Space & Technology Association (SSTA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) signed a contract to launch a 3U CubeSat "SpooQy-1" from the "Kibo" Japanese Experiment...

China launches 7th & 8th BeiDou-3M satellites

Last night, at 1:56 am Beijing time (UTC +8), China launched a pair of BeiDou-3 satellites that will add to China’s BeiDou-3 navigation constellation. These will be China’s 30th and 31st...

Ariane 5 successfully launches Intelsat 37e & BSAT-4a

After a scrubbed launch on 5 September, Arianespace has successfully placed two communications satellites, Intelsat 37e and BSAT-4a, into Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO). The launch took place at the Guiana Space Center...

South Korea successfully test launches KSLV-II rocket

Today, at approximately 4:05 p.m. South Korea time (GMT+9), the nation’s space agency, Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) successfully test-launched the first stage of its orbital rocket KSLV-II (Korea Satellite Launch...

Rocket Lab Successfully Launches Electron, Making New Zealand a Spacefaring Nation

Space startup Rocket Lab has successfully launched its Electron rocket from the Mahai Peninsula, propelling New Zealand into the list of spacefaring nations. After 3 days of delays due to bad weather,...

Launches This Week: Japan, India, Russia, Europe & the USA

The first week of June is an incredibly packed week for launches. If all goes well, we’ll witness the launch of Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s (JAXA) Michibiki-2 satellite, a SpaceX Dragon...

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...

Thailand’s mu Space Corp picks Blue Origin as launch partner

Yet another agreement involving a NewSpace startup has been signed at this year’s International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, following announcements by Fleet, Saber Astronautics, and satsearch.co. mu Space Corp, a startup...
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