Opposition to Spaceport Cornwall Plan

By Doug Messier, Published y Parabolic Arc, 17 September 2021 It seems not everyone is on board with plans by UK governments to spend $25 million to create a spaceport in Cornwall for billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit launch company. Cornwall Live reports Nichola Andersen has written to members of

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Agnibaan small-satellite launcher (Credit: Agnikul Cosmos)

Agnikul Cosmos Signs MOU to Use ISRO Facilities to Develop Launch Vehicle

By Doug Messier, Managing Editor, Published by Parabolic Arc, 17 September 2021 Indian startup Agnikul Cosmos signed a framework memorandum of understanding (MOU) with India’s Department of Space on Friday for access to ISRO facilities and expertise for the development of its two-stage small-satellite Agnibaan launch vehicle. “The Framework MoU…will

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The Space Force launch enterprise manages the national security space launch program. Seen here is a National Reconnaissance Office satellite launch on a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Credit: ULA

Space Force awards ManTech $476 million contract for launch systems engineering services

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 7 September, 2021 ManTech since 2010 has been the incumbent contractor for systems engineering and integration in support of the Space Force’s Space Systems Command launch enterprise WASHINGTON —  The U.S. Space Force’s launch enterprise awarded ManTech a $476 million contract to provide systems

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