Australia, Oman, Virgin Orbit. New and continued threads of SatRevolution collaboration

In the Australian field of study, the Wrocław company SatRevolution concluded an agreement with Neumann Space, directly related to the recently established initiative The Australian Space Manufacturing Network (ASMN). Under the agreement, SatRevolution will provide the CubeSat 6U satellite platform, with Neumann Space’s involvement in the construction of a nanosatellite propulsion matched to it. This … Read more

Star Trek’s Captain Kirk actor William Shatner to journey to space next week in Blue Origins’ second flight- Technology News, Firstpost

The Associated PressOct 07, 2021 11:54:15 AM IST Captain Kirk is rocketing into space next week — boldly going where no other sci-fi stars have gone. Jeff Bezos’ space travel company, Blue Origin, announced Monday that “Star Trek” actor William Shatner will blast off from West Texas on Oct. 12. “Yes, it’s true; I’m going … Read more

Virgin Orbit to Go Public via SPAC

Founder Richard Branson spun off Virgin Orbit from Virgin Galactic in 2017. Long Beach-based aerospace company Virgin Orbit plans to go public in a merger with Boca Raton, Fla.-based NextGen Acquisition Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company.The deal is valued at $3.2 billion. The company will be named Virgin Orbit Holdings Inc. and will … Read more

Astra Space: Was der spektakuläre Fehlstart bedeutet

Wirtschaft Kurioser Fehlstart Nach einem spektakulären Seitwärts-Drift stürzt die Astra-Rakete in den Pazifik Stand: 13:19 Uhr | Lesedauer: 3 Minuten Beinahe-Explosion: die Astra-Rakete beim Start. Screenshot vom Twitter-Account des Astra-Chefs Chris Kemp Quelle: Twitter/@Kemp Das US-Unternehmen Astra Space startete zum dritten Mal eine Mini-Testrakete. Fast wäre der Start komplett schief gegangen. Mit einem ungewöhnlichen Manöver … Read more

Long Beach Reemerges as an Aerospace Hub

Virgin’s LauncherOne rocket had its first successful launch in January. From startups to established titans, aerospace companies are expanding their presence in Long Beach. Companies including Relativity Space Inc., Rocket Lab USA Inc. and Virgin Orbit have established their headquarters in the city over the past few years, bringing thousands of local jobs and millions … Read more

Space Tourism Distracts From Why We Should Care About Space.

Last night, Rocket Lab made a big comeback from its failed launch last May. The Long Beach startup’s Electron rocket launched a satellite for the U.S. Space Force, bringing their total to 105. This capped a busy month for space, with Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos making their space dreams come true in the weeks … Read more

Report on the condition of the satellites of the Polish company. “Communication established”

As a result of the successful launch of the LauncherOne rocket, launched on June 30 this year. using the Boeing 747-400 “Cosmic Girl” plane, two new light satellites owned by the Polish company SatRevolution were in orbit. In addition to the STORK-4 and STORK-5 “Marta” objects, five others were also launched into orbit – a … Read more

Virgin Orbit Seeks Funds Ahead of Launch

Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne Craft Long Beach-based satellite launch company Virgin Orbit, looking to rebound from a failed test flight in May, is seeking to raise funds ahead of a second launch.The Richard Branson-led company wants to raise up to $200 million in a round that could value Virgin Orbit at roughly $1 billion, according to … Read more

How Virgin Orbit launched a rocket from a plane

Earlier this month, ten cubesats – small, cheap satellites weighing about a kilogram each – were sent into orbit around Earth. With almost 1,500 of these small satellites launched so far, adding another ten might seem trivial. But this was no ordinary launch. Instead of lifting off from the ground, the rocket carrying these NASA … Read more