Space Technology and Space Exploration



2020/09/03 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

Europe's Vega rocket returned to the skies on Wednesday from French Guiana in its first mission since a failed launch last year.The rocket left Earth around an hour b...


Astrobotic Awarded $199.5 Million Contract to Deliver NASA Moon Rover
2020/09/02 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

Astrobotic’s Griffin lunar lander to carry the NASA VIPER mission to the south pole of the Moon in 2023, as a precursor to a human landingPittsburgh, PA – ...


Airbus expands its SpaceDataHighway with second satellite
2020/07/16 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

The EDRS-C satellite, the second node of Airbus’ SpaceDataHighway constellation, completed its commissioning tests on 15th July 2020 and is now ready to start op...


Protecting Earth from asteroids: Airbus has a solution
2020/02/18 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

t’s a scenario worthy of a Hollywood movie thriller: an approaching asteroid threatens the Earth, and an industry team is busily working on converting a telecomm...


2020/01/20 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

SpaceX successfully tested its emergency abort system on an unmanned spacecraft moments after launch Sunday, according to a live broadcast of the event, the last majo...


2019/11/28 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

European ministers met Wednesday in Spain aiming to defend its top space ranking against challenges from the United States and China, and increasingly from industry di...


2019/07/16 | AEROCONTACT | SPACE

Fifty years ago on Tuesday, three American astronauts set off from Florida for the Moon on a mission that would change the way we see humanity's place in the unive...


2019/07/04 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

NASA carried out a successful test Tuesday of a launch-abort system for the Orion capsule designed to take US astronauts to the Moon.The three-minute exercise at Cape...


2019/06/05 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

China launched a space rocket from sea for the first time on Wednesday, its space agency announced, the latest step in Beijing's push to become a major space power.Th...


2019/04/24 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

Beijing plans to send a manned mission to the moon and to build a research station there within the next decade, state media reported Wednesday, citing a top space of...