July 7, 2016

Thales Alenia Space Stratobus eyes contract in 2017, Ku/Ka-band frequency OK in 2019

TOULOUSE, France – Satellite builder Thales Alenia Space and six partners are investing their own money, plus grants from the French government, into the Stratobus high-altitude […]
June 23, 2015

NASA could launch nuclear bombs into space to defend Earth from asteroids

Hollywood may have got it right after all. Nasa and the National Nuclear Security Administration have announced they are now working together on the possibility of […]
November 23, 2014

US Navy prepares for EFT-1 Orion’s splashdown

The US navy is planning for the Exploration Flight Test -1 (EFT-1) Orion’s splashdown. It is reported that the first of the three contracted Orion returns […]
January 29, 2013

Iran Launches Monkey Into Space

TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian officials say that they successfully launched a monkey into space and returned it safely to Earth on Monday in an apparent move […]