Having made a burn on 20 December 2013, the day after it was launched, and a supplementary rocket engine burn on 7 January 2013, ESA’s Gaia astronomy mission finally entered a halo orbit around the L2 Lagrangian point after making a final engine burn on 14 January 2014.
Seradata produce the renowned SpaceTrak Launch & Satellite Database. Trusted by 100 of the world’s leading Space organisations, SpaceTrak is a fully queryable database used for market analysis, failure/risk assessment, spectrum analysis and space situational awareness (SSA).
For more information go to www.seradata.com/spacetrak
It has been reported that the India's Mars probe - the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has ceased to function over Read more
There have long been concerns that the Earth could one day be threatened by the impact of a large object Read more
SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9v1.2FT Block 5 rocket from Cape Canaveral, USA at 2308 GMT on 4 August. The Read more
A series of small spacecraft and experiment orders were announced in July. Satellite Vu has ordered the second in its Read more
NASA has reported a serious communications issue with its CAPSTONE mission, which was intended to test an orbit for future Read more
ESA has selected Airbus UK, Stevenage, to lead the FORUM construction project, according to an announcement on 28 June. The Read more
Rocket Lab successfully launched an Electron rocket from Māhia Peninsula, New Zealand, at 0955 GMT on 28 June, to an Read more
Roscosmos, Russia’s space agency and conglomerate, has taken what is thought to be the illegal step of unilaterally ordering the Read more
- India loses its Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) after eight years
- IAC 2022 Paris report & sketch: “Space4all” – at least in theory
- After abort day before Firefly launches its Alpha rocket successfully…as it gains launch contract for Victus Nox TacRS mission
- ISS gets Italian commander as Soyuz MS-21 leaves the space station and returns to Earth
- Cancelled Soyuz launches cost OneWeb US$229 million