Harris SpaceView
brane craft
Launch of Iridium's second-generation constellation will start on Sept. 19 aboard SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets, a week later than planned, with the second launch automatically pushed to late December. Credit: Iridium
Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center Credit: CNSA
Apstar-6C satellite will be launched in 2018 aboard a Long March 3B rocket (above). Credit: Xinhua
Lynx construction
Kevin Wolf