Latest News: 19 May 2019


Chang Zheng lofts navigation satellite
19 May 2019 - Rocket: Chang Zheng 3C; Payload: Beidou 2G8 (GEO-8); Date: 17 May 2019, 1548 UTC; Launch site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center, China. The satellite is the fourth BDS-2 backup satellite and the 45th satellite of the BDS satellite family. >>>

Delay of the day: Falcon 9/Starlink (again)
19 May 2019 - A SpaceX launch already scrubbed once due to inclement weather was postponed again nearly 24 hours later on Thursday, this time for "about a week," in order to update satellite software and "triple-check everything," SpaceX said. >>>

Earth to Sky announces launch agreement with Delta Satellite Solutions
19 May 2019 - Earth to Sky, Inc. (ETS) announced the signing of a definitive launch services agreement with Delta Satellite Solutions, Inc. (DSS), a provider of payload and satellite integration services for academic institutions. >>>