Orbex unveils prototype of rocket preparing for UK’s first vertical launch

TAMPA, Fla. — British microlauncher startup Orbex unveiled a full-scale prototype May 11 of what it hopes will be the first-ever vertical rocket launched to orbit from British soil. The 19-meter two-stage Prime orbital rocket was successfully integrated and delivered to its dedicated pad on the north coast of Scotland, paving the way for tests … Read more

In Burkina Faso, a dozen soldiers and civilians suspected of preparing a coup

Burkinabe President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré on November 12, 2021 during a speech at Unesco in Paris. JULIEN DE ROSA / AFP The mystery remains in Burkina Faso, since the announcement, Tuesday, January 11, of the arrest of several soldiers suspected of preparing a “Project to destabilize the institutions of the Republic”, according to the … Read more

SpaceX preparing for third rideshare launch with dozens of small satellites

One week after SpaceX and the world’s first orbital launch of 2022, the company is a few days out from its second launch of the year – this time carrying dozens of small satellites for a variety of rideshare customers. Aside from potentially being the world’s second orbital launch of the year, the mission – … Read more

Disco Ocultista – Preparing music for a film is liberating

La Petite Sonja and Hank J. Manchini left indie water for a while and as Disco Ocultista they composed the soundtrack to Michal Nohejl’s film “Occupation”. “Working on film music was a big challenge and a dream come true,” summarizes the process of making Hank. But we also talked about whether new the duo will … Read more

INTERVIEWS: Disco Ocultista – Preparing Music For A Film Is Liberating

La Petite Sonja and Hank J. Mancini left water indie for a while and as Disco Ocultista they composed the soundtrack to Michal Nohejl’s film “Occupation”. “Working on film music was a big challenge and a dream come true,” summarizes the process of making Hank. But we also talked about whether new the duo will … Read more

The European Commission is preparing to classify nuclear as green energy

The Chinon nuclear power plant, in the territory of the municipality of Avoine (Indre-et-Loire), in July 2020. GUILLAUME SOUVANT / AFP It had to be decided before the end of the year. During the European Council of 21 and 22 October, the European heads of state and government urged the Commission to decide, by the … Read more

NASA is preparing to build new rocket launch site at Cape Canaveral for SpaceX’s Starship

NASA is preparing to build new rocket launch site at Cape Canaveral for SpaceX’s Starship and Super Heavy spacecraft SpaceX has requested NASA conducted an  environmental assessments of its Launch Complex 49 at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida The request is so SpaceX can build a new Starship launch pad at the site Elon … Read more

Joe Biden says he is preparing “initiatives” to defend Ukraine against Russia

A Ukrainian soldier on the border with the pro-Russian enclave of Donetsk on December 3, 2021. ANDRIY DUBCHAK / AP Joe Biden affirmed, Friday, December 3, to prepare « initiatives » to defend Ukraine in the event of an invasion, before an exchange with his counterpart Vladimir Putin planned in the coming days. Saying to be in … Read more

NanoAvionics Preparing To Launch Their 5th Rideshare Mission Via Exolaunch Aboard The SpaceX Transporter-4 Mission – SatNews

NanoAvionics MP42 smallsat platform. Image is courtesy of the company. NanoAvionics has announced their latest satellite rideshare mission “MP42” is to be launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 with payloads from OQ Technology and Veoware. NanoAvionics MP42 bus prototype assembly. Photo is courtesy of the company. Using the prototype of its new MP42 smallsat bus, … Read more