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Japan Extend Satellite Life
Space

Japan Extend Satellite Life

The Japanese Ministry of Defence wants to extend the life of its satellites, and demands help from private company Astroscale.

Stratolaunch Completes Second Flight of World’s Largest Plane
Air Space Weapon / Missile

Stratolaunch Completes Second Flight of World’s Largest Plane

US Company Stratolaunch has taken another step towards its goal of air-launching hypersonic vehicles. On Thursday, the world’s biggest aeroplane – Roc, with a wingspan of 117 metres, has a wingspan of three Boeing 747s – and powered by 6 Boeing 747 engines, completed its second test flight from Mojave Air and Space Port in California.

Airbus Reports First Quarter (Q1) 2021 Results
Air Space

Airbus Reports First Quarter (Q1) 2021 Results

Airbus SE reported consolidated financial results for its First Quarter (Q1) ended 31 March 2021.

Breathing in Mars? NASA Proves Possible
Space

Breathing in Mars? NASA Proves Possible

NASA extracted breathable oxygen from thin Martian air. NASA converted carbon dioxide from the Martian atmosphere into pure, breathable oxygen.

First Ignition for the Lunar Mission
Space

First Ignition for the Lunar Mission

The vertical firing test of the Probe Rocket’s propulsion system (SORS) is successfully performed.

NASA Invites to Watch Maiden Flight Mars Helicopter Online
Space

NASA Invites to Watch Maiden Flight Mars Helicopter Online

NASA is targeting no earlier than Sunday, April 11th, for Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first attempt at powered, controlled flight on another planet.

Ingenuity Prepares for Maiden Flight
Space

Ingenuity Prepares for Maiden Flight

NASA plans the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter to attempt a powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet.

Thrust Vector Control Solution from Roketsan
Air Space Investment

Thrust Vector Control Solution from Roketsan

Roketsan company works on sending a probe to space. Roketsan, director for Advanced Technologies, Bülent Semerci, explained the most recent works at Roketsan.

USSF Launches Experimental Research Payload
Space

USSF Launches Experimental Research Payload

U.S. Space Force and Space and Missile Systems Centre successfully launched an experimental payload for the Research Laboratory on March 3.

Brazil’s first Satelite in Space
Space

Brazil’s first Satelite in Space

India carried Brazil’s first satellite into orbit. Brazilian earth observation satellite Amazonia-1 will serve forest protection and climate change observation.

Israel to Develop Arrow-4 with the U.S
Air Space Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Israel to Develop Arrow-4 with the U.S

The Israel Missile Defence Organization (IMDO) and the U.S. Missile Defence Agency (MDA) have started developing the Arrow-4 weapon system. Arrow-4 is a next-generation endo-exoatmospheric interceptor missile. Currently, Arrow weapon system comprises Arrow-2 and Arrow-3 interceptors and Arrow-4 will replace the Arrow-2 within the next several years.

TUSAŞ to Print Component for Satellite
Air Space Investment

TUSAŞ to Print Component for Satellite

TUSAŞ used Additive Manufacturing Technology for the first time on the satellite's structural component.

NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars
Space Defence Politics

NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars

NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars.

Airbus reports full year 2020 results
Air Space Investment Modernisation

Airbus reports full year 2020 results

Airbus SE reported consolidated Full-Year (FY) 2020 financial results and provided guidance for 2021.