October 2015 Archives

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-11 satellite for the U.S. Air Force lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 Oct. 31 at 12:13 p.m. EDT.

A NASA team that independently reviewed the unsuccessful launch last year of Orbital ATK's third commercial resupply services mission

A team of engineers and technicians monitor progress as an overhead crane lowers the Cygnus spacecraft, built by Orbital ATK, toward its service module.

he sixth Vega to be launched from French Guiana has completed its basic assembly at the Spaceport, readying this light-lift vehicle to receive Europe's LISA Pathfinder scientific spacecraft for an Arianespace mission in December.

World View successfully completed a major milestone test flight this past weekend, keeping the company on track to meet its 2017 goal for private flights with passengers to the edge of space.

NASA, through its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, has issued a call to American industry for innovative ideas on how the agency could obtain a core advanced solar electric propulsion-based spacecraft to support the Asteroid Redirect Robotic Mission (ARRM).

Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, today welcomed the President of the People's Republic of China, Mr Xi Jinping to its London headquarters, as part of the President's historic State Visit to the UK.

Lockheed Martin has completed the assembly of NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. The spacecraft is now undergoing environmental testing at the company's Space Systems facilities near Denver.

The organization chosen by NASA to promote the scientific utilization of the International Space Station has been unable to raise funds it planned to raise.

This video shows a recent test of Virgin Galactic's NewtonThree rocket engine.

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and 13 CubeSats lifted off from Space Launch Complex-3 Oct. 8 at 5:49 a.m. PDT.

Yesterday Moon Express became the first Google Lunar XPRIZE participant to sign a launch contract with a launch service provider, albeit one who has yet to launch a rocket.

Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services today successfully launched the Morelos-3 satellite for Mexico's Ministry of Communications and Transportation.