Chinese private firm Galactic Energy puts five satellites in orbit with second launch

HELSINKI — Rocket firm Galactic Vitality launched its second Ceres-1 rocket late Dec. 6, changing into the primary Chinese language personal agency to achieve orbit twice. The four-stage Ceres-1 strong rocket lifted... Read more »

Chinese partnership to create Tianxian SAR satellite constellation

HELSINKI — A Chinese language state-owned enterprise and a non-public agency are partnering to determine a 96-satellite SAR constellation, with the primary launch set for February 2022. The thirty eighth institute of... 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 »

China launches first Long March 8 from Wenchang spaceport

5 payloads embrace categorised distant sensing satellite tv for pc and a primary industrial SAR sat HELSINKI — China efficiently carried out a primary launch of the brand new Lengthy March 8 medium-lift... Read more »