SES is moving customers off a 14-year-old geostationary communications satellite that's drifting in orbit following a "significant anomaly" discovered over the weekend.
A pair of French entrepreneurs have raised 1.7 million euros ($1.9 million) for a new electric propulsion system to address the small satellite market.
Global fleet operator SES says it could join the race to build the world’s highest-throughput satellites if it wanted to, but doesn’t believe such spacecraft will be effective at serving customers.
Russia's Proton rocket returned to service June 7, almost one year to the date from vehicle's last flight, delivering a U.S. telecommunications satellite into geostationary transfer orbit.
Arianespace launched a Soyuz rocket May 18 from Europe’s space center in French Guiana, carrying the electrically propelled SES-15 satellite to geostationary transfer orbit.
Spanish high-altitude balloon specialist Zero 2 Infinity completed its first test flight of Bloostar, a balloon-assisted small-satellite launcher four years in development.
OneWeb has signed on as Blue Origin’s second customer for its New Glenn orbital launch vehicle, both companies announced March 8.
Launch startup Rocket Lab says it is ready to begin test flights of its Electron launch vehicle early next year, having concluded flight qualification and acceptance of the first stage booster.
A new contract from NASA to build the agency's Restore-L satellite servicing spacecraft could bring Space Systems Loral that much closer to launching its own satellite servicing business.
DigitalGlobe has released the first picture from its latest high resolution commercial imaging satellite, launched three weeks ago.
Arianespace lofted Turkey’s Göktürk-1 Earth-observation satellite into a sun-synchronous orbit today (Dec. 5) aboard a Vega rocket, marking the eighth success for the European light-lift vehicle.
A Japanese H-2A rocket launched the Himawari-9 geostationary weather satellite Wednesday (Nov. 2), marking the workhorse rocket's second and final launch of 2016.