U.S. Strategic Command and Canada’s Department of National Defence have signed an updated accord permitting the exchange of advanced SSA data.
An Indian rocket using a domestic cryogenic upper stage will make its first test flight April 15, launching an experimental communications satellite from Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota on India’s east coast, the head of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said during an April 7 press conference in Bangalore.
Long-held plans to send Israel’s Tauvex ultraviolet astronomy telescope into space were dashed once again, this time due to technical problems with the fourth stage of its assigned Indian launcher.
ISRO test fired a three-segment S200 solid-rocket booster Jan. 24 that it is building as a strap-on stage for the GSLV Mark 3 slated to make its debut in 2011.
BANGALORE -- The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully hot fired the indigenously developed cryogenic engine that will serve as the upper stage for the nation's Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV), ISRO announced Oct. 28.