WorldVu Satellites has secured Qualcomm and Richard Branson’s Virgin Group as investors in the OneWeb satellite Internet constellation.
Elon Musk says SpaceX has filed paperwork for a global satellite Internet project to eventually include some 4,000 satellites and service within 5 years.
Orbital has contracted with Russia’s Energomash to provide RD-181 engines to power the first stage of Orbital’s Antares rocket, replacing
A Europeanized Russian Soyuz rocket successfully placed four O3b Networks Ka-band broadband satellites into an unusual medium-Earth orbit on July 10, 2014.
A Russian-Ukrainian Sea Launch-3SL rocket on May 26 successfully placed the Eutelsat 3B commercial telecommunications satellite into geostationary transfer orbit.
British planetary scientist Colin Pillinger, whose single-minded determination all but forced the European Space Agency to launch the ill-fated Beagle 2 lander to Mars in 2003, is dead at 70.
Thales Alenia Space of Italy has delivered the second of nine pressurized cargo-supply modules for the international space station to Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Wallops Island, VA, facility.
Rocket launch provider United Launch Alliance plans to cut back its workforce by 19 percent soon due to launch schedule overlaps in Atlas and Delta Rockets.
Russia's Proton rocket will return to service at the end of December to launch a large commercial telecommunications satellite.
Russia's space agency chief has announced that the country's Proton rocket fleet will be grounded pending an investigation into a Dec. 5 launch failure.
A communications satellite launched Thursday (Oct. 28) has been declared a total loss following the discovery of a sizable leak in its fuel reservoir.
The zombie satellite Galaxy 15 will continue to pose a signal interference risk to other satellites through at least November.
The European Space Agency will seek approval to extend the life of the International Space Station and develop a new spacecraft capable of returning cargo and experiments to Earth.
Ground controllers are raising the orbit of Europe's GOCE gravity-measuring satellite in an attempt to recover its failed data-transmission function.