Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) new satellite, Space Test Program Satellite #5 (STPSat-5), is scheduled to launch on Spaceflight’s SSO-A SmallSat Express mission from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California on Monday, November 19, 2018, creating a new opportunity for scientific research and development for the Department of Defense (DoD).
Microsat to support Department of Defense experiments.
A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) communications satellite for the U.S. Air Force.
Sierra Nevada Corporation and Air Force Research Lab securing contract.
Key suppliers for “Go Fast” program selected just 45 days from prime contract award.
Innovative payload opportunity would lay foundation for first commercial lunar operations.
On its last orbits in 2017, the long-running Cassini spacecraft dove between Saturn’s rings and its upper atmosphere and bathed in a downpour of dust that astronomers call “ring rain.”
ULA Selects Blue Origin advanced booster engine for Vulcan Centaur rocket system.
NASA recently picked the Dark Ages Polarimetry Pathfinder (DAPPER) as one of nine small satellite missions that it will study over the next 6 months.
The five-year agreement includes the possibility of a five-year extension.