space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews

Ariane launch delayed
Posted: Sat, Mar 27, 2010, 8:54 AM ET (1254 GMT)
Ariane 5 v194 on pad before launch (Arianespace) Arianespace scrubbed Friday's scheduled launch of two communications satellites because of a problem with the Ariane 5 launch vehicle. The rocket was scheduled to launch Friday evening and place the Astray 3B and COMSATBw-2 spacecraft in orbit, but the launch was postponed Friday morning because of an unspecified anomaly in a "launcher subsystem". Ariane said in a statement that the launch would be postponed for several days in order to roll the vehicle back to its assembly building and replace the offending part. The launch will be the first Ariane 5 mission of 2010.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Russian cosmonauts perform spacewalk
Posted: Sun, Sep 12 9:40 AM ET (1340 GMT)

China launches communications satellite
Posted: Sun, Sep 12 9:38 AM ET (1338 GMT)

Russia launches reconnaissance satellite
Posted: Sun, Sep 12 9:37 AM ET (1337 GMT)

news links
Tuesday, September 21
Brussels mulls OneWeb stake to challenge Elon Musk's Starlink
The Daily Telegraph — 6:19 am ET (1019 GMT)
Rocket Ranch at Boca Chica offering closest stay to SpaceX launch
KVEO-TV Rio Grande Valley, TX — 6:16 am ET (1016 GMT)

about   ·   ·   mailing list