Long March 5B rocket stage makes fiery uncontrolled reentry over Indian Ocean

HELSINKI — Wreckage from a Chinese language Lengthy March 5B rocket first stage made a fiery reentry into Earth’s environment over Southeast Asia Saturday, six days after launching an area station module... Read more »

Massive Long March 5B booster predicted to reenter on July 31

HELSINKI — The primary stage of the Lengthy March 5B rocket which launched China’s Wentian house station module may reenter the ambiance round July 31, in keeping with a prediction from the... Read more »

Chinese official calls for protection of space assets, international coordination mechanisms

HELSINKI — China must speed up the event of house asset safety insurance policies and associated worldwide coordination mechanisms, in accordance with an area business official. “We should always proactively promote the... Read more »

French startup demonstrates iodine propulsion in potential boost for space debris mitigation efforts

HELSINKI — French startup ThrustMe has carried out the primary on-orbit assessments of an progressive iodine-fueled electrical propulsion system, proving its means to vary a CubeSat’s orbit. ThrustMe’s NPT30-I2-1U, the primary iodine... Read more »

Aerospace Corp. raises questions about pollutants produced during satellite and rocket reentry

This text was up to date on Dec. 14 at 11:06 pm with feedback from one of many examine’s authors William Ailor, technical fellow with the Aerospace Corp.’s Heart for Orbital and... Read more »