RocketLab reaches orbit and will charge less than $5 million per launch

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

Following successful first and second stage burns, Electron reached orbit and deployed customer payloads.

Planetary Resources Arkyd-6 launched and deployed

Posted in Hardware on 13th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

The Planetary Resources Arkyd-6 spacecraft was launched and deployed in space. This 6U cubesat is packed with power including 17 computing elements.

China aims to launch a reusable spaceplane in 2020

Posted in Science on 7th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

China plans to launch its reusable spaceplane in 2020, according to a statement from China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

Up to 200 pound pieces of Chinas Space Station could hit the Earths Surface

Posted in Hardware on 21st Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

Pieces weighing up to 200 pounds of Chinas space station could make it to the surface when the 8.5-tonne laboratory breaks up.

Australia joins UK space radar mission

Posted in Science on 26th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

Australia is to be a launch partner on the UK's innovative new small radar satellite, NovaSAR.