Pre-Dawn Soyuz Launch successfully places Galileo Satellite Pair into Orbit

A Soyuz rocket raced into the early morning skies over French Guiana on Tuesday carrying a pair of Galileo satellites into orbit in the continuing deployment of Europe’s Galileo Satellite Navigation System that is set to begin initial services by the end of the year.

Read more

India’s Reusable Launch Vehicle Testbed soars to Success in first High-Speed Flight

India’s first winged space plane took to the skies Monday morning in the country’s first test of reusable launch vehicle technology, marking the first step in a long development process aiming for a fully reusable two-stage rocket flying some time in the next 15 years.

Read more