On August 2nd a light carrier rocket of class Vega was successfully launched from the Kourou cosmodrome in French Guiana. It was reported by the press service of Arianespace.
Russian Rocket and Space Corporation Energia negotiates with Ukrainian Yuzhnoye Desidn Office on launching Angosat-1 satellite for Angola using an Ukrainian rocket.
Rocket Vega was successfully launched on December 5 from Kourou space port in French Guiana, reported the press service of the State Space Agency of Ukraine.
Rocket “Vega” with Ukrainian engine launched from Kourou space port in French Guiana, and brought into orbit 4 SkySat satellites of operator Terra Bella, owned by Google.
The problem with power supply led to a temporary failure, which occurred on the night of July 14 with the ground tracking system for GLONASS satellites.
According to RIA Novosti referring to Roscosmos, the start of Proton-M carrier rocket with American satellite Intelsat DLA-2 postponed once again.
As a source in the space industry told Interfax, one of the engines of the carrier rocket Soyuz could prematurely shut down during the launch of Glonass-M satellite from the Plesetsk spaceport on Sunday.
The third stage of Proton-M rocket with the upper stage Breeze-M and the Mexican communications satellite fell shortly after launch, reports Interfax referring to a source in the space industry.
As TASS was told by a source in Russia’s space industry, the spacecraft of nano-class SamSat-218 that was launched into orbit during the first launch from Russia’s new spaceport Vostochny (“Eastern” – RRT), can not be contacted.
The first commercial launch of the carrier rocket “Angara” will be rescheduled. The reason is: the spacecraft is not ready. Previously, the launch was scheduled for 2017.