Date
July 11, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne finishes hot fire tests of electric propulsion system

Aerojet Rocketdyne managed to conduct successfully hot fire test on a Power Processing Unit (PPU). According to official statement given by Aerojet Rocketdyne on July, 6, it was in fact series of test performed at  NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. According to  Julie Van Kleeck, vice president of advanced space and launch programs and strategy at Aerojet Rocketdyne subsystems were Continue Reading The post Aerojet Rocketdyne finishes hot fire tests of electric propulsion system appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

Soyuz prepared to deliver to orbit infra red observation satellite from Baikonur

Soyuz 2-1A rocket with Fregat-M upper stage was delivered today on railed platform to Site 31/6 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Rocket will deliver Kanopus-V-IK, observation satellite for Roscosmos along with 73 other spacecrafts from different companies and organizations. Launch is planned for Friday, at 06:36 UTC. Satellite was originally developed as Kanopus-V 2 by NPO VNII Elektromekhaniki with the Continue Reading The post Soyuz prepared to deliver to orbit infra red observation satellite from Baikonur appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]