Tag Archives: Arianespace

Maxar Technologies’ High-Power Communications Satellite Built for Intelsat Arrives at Launch Base

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Maxar Technologies’ Intelsat 39 geosynchronous communications satellite has completed its final delivery checkouts at the company’s manufacturing facility in Palo Alto, California and has safely arrived at the Arianespace launch base in Kourou, French Guiana. 

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NASA Eyes March 2021 Launch for Webb Telescope

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NASA has set March 30, 2021, as the new launch date for the James Webb Space Telescope after the independent review board released its findings and recommendations for the program. NASA said Thursday IRB recommended that development work on the Webb telescope should continue and that the revised launch date …

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Pentagon Eyes European-Built Rockets to Launch Military Satellites

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Pentagon officials are investigating the use European-built rockets to launch U.S. military satellites to space as part of an effort to sever the nation’s reliance on Russian engines, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Claire Leon, U.S. Air Force’s rocket-acquisition officer, told a space conference that the military has kicked …

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