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Vector Awarded Patent for Enhanced Liquid Oxygen-Propylene Rocket Engine, Builds on Foundational Technology in ... - PR Newswire (press release)

By utilizing oxygen and propylene as propellants and propriety engine technology, Vector is effectively reducing the complexity and cost of its rockets, which are smaller, more reliable and unique to the launch vehicle market. "Vector is the only ...

Jacobs Supports NASA in Hitting Major Milestone at Kennedy Space Center - Space Ref (press release)

"Delivering full lifecycle aerospace capability enables Jacobs to support NASA in their continued success of deep space exploration and next generation of launch vehicles," said Jacobs Aerospace, Technology, Environmental and Nuclear Senior Vice ...

Aerojet Rocketdyne seeks other customers for AR1 engine - SpaceNews

There is, for now, little work on launch vehicles in that category, with the focus instead on both much smaller vehicles for dedicated smallsat launches, for which the AR1 would likely be oversized, as well as larger EELV-class vehicles like Vulcan ...

Lightning Systems launch new electric Ford bus - Heavy Vehicles

Lightning Systems have taken the covers off their latest electric-drive commercial vehicle with a Ford E-450 based vehicle about to come to market in the U.S.. The new offering will be offered in both shuttle bus and cutaway variants and comes just ...

Global Small Launch Vehicle Market Analysis & Industry Forecast 2018-2023 with Massive CAGR Growth : Catena ... - ittechherald.com

The Global Small Launch Vehicle Market research report 2018 presents a scrupulous insight of Small Launch Vehicle industry. The report subsumes the growth rate of the market for the predicted span. Providing an incisive overview of the market, the ...

Chinese rocket institute seeks innovative designs for launch vehicle recovery - GBTIMES

A Chinese rocket institute hosted a contest in August for launch vehicle recovery designs, which could potentially help inspire future innovative space research and development. The China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) held the competition ...

China launches twin BeiDou-3 satellites - DunyaNews Pakistan

The satellites and the rocket for Wednesday's launch were developed by the China Academy of Space Technology and the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, respectively. Named after the Chinese term for the Big Dipper, the BeiDou system ...

Azerbaijan's Azerspace-2 Communications Satellite Ready For Launch By Arianespace - SpaceWatch.Global (press release) (blog)

Arianespace is preparing its sixth launch of 2018 as it plans to orbit Azerbaijan's Azerspace-2/Intelsat-38 telecommunications satellite on board an Ariane-5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center (CSG) in South America. The launch, planned for 25 ...

Global Small-lift Launch Vehicle Market 2018 Analysis: CubeCab, Catena Space Ltd., EUROCKOT Launch Services ... - The Tech Elector (press release) (blog)

Market study report titled Global Small-lift Launch Vehicle Market Professional Survey Report 2018 recently published by QY Market Insights provides key information about the industry, current situation and upcoming market condition, expert opinions ...

Why NASA's space launch system is indispensable - The Hill

After that accident and the other ones that grounded all of America's older space launch vehicles for about two years, NASA and the Air Force decided to build two sets of rockets under the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program. The EELV ...

SpaceX confirms it WOULD launch military weapons into space 'for the defence of the United States' - Daily Mail

The powerful launch vehicle will have the capacity to lift 150 tons into space and consist of two stages – both of which are reusable. Shotwell said: 'I hope to be doing hot tests next year with the second stage, the spaceship, and make an orbital ...

Science and Research should be useful to the betterment of mankind: Vice President - indiablooms

He further said that ISRO maintains one of the largest fleet of communication and remote sensing satellites with the versatile workhorse, Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) becoming a favoured carrier. "After making every Indian proud with the ...

Northrop Grumman seeking to cut costs on small launch vehicles - SpaceNews

The company has focused on reliability of its launch vehicles, he argued, notably with the air-launched Pegasus, whose last launch failure was more than 20 years ago. “Over the years our designs and our concepts and our architecture has evolved with a ...

Tornado-G Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) - Army Technology

The launch vehicle of the Tornado-G weapon system is powered by a turbocharged YaMZ-238M2 diesel engine, which is rated at 240hp. The vehicle has a maximum road speed of 85km/h ...

How Max Polyakov from Zaporozhie develops the Ukrainian space industry - Space Daily

The Firefly founder notices that they signed the contract in 2004 and planned to launch the vehicle from a Brazilian spaceport Alcantara. Ukraine had to design the "Cyclone-4" and arrange the base. They received $ 24.2 million from the country's budget ...

Chandrayaan 2 will be a milestone for ISRO, says ISRO chairman - India Today

"A lot of innovation has gone into the design to ensure that the vehicle is assembled within 72 hours rather than 70 days required to assemble our other launch vehicles. Just six persons with a laptop can assemble and launch the SSLV," he told the ...

ISRO's Chandrayaan 2 calculated risk accounts for only 50 percent - Devdiscourse

He said India has not only developed launch vehicles and satellites but also undertaken extremely challenging and inspiring missions like Chandrayaan, Mars Orbiter Mission andAstrosat. Sivan was speaking at the ninth convocation of GITAM Deemed to be ...

Rocket Report: SpaceX says it would launch weapons, Bezos plays for defense, too - Ars Technica

The company has unveiled plans for a pair of hypersonic flying testbeds that could be launched from its very large carrier aircraft, Aviation Week says. The testbeds could provide a stepping stone toward Stratolaunch's planned family of space launch ...

Northrop Grumman Successfully Completes First Qualification Test of New Rocket Motor for United Launch Alliance ... - Space Ref (press release)

Northrop Grumman began developing the motor just three years ago, reaching this static test milestone in rapid time for such a complex drop-in solution to an existing launch vehicle. The team developed the innovative design that tailors motor ...

Expansion of China's Beidou satellite fleet continues with successful launch - Spaceflight Now

The satellites climbed into space at the top of a Long March 3B rocket, which lifted off from the Xichang space center in southwest China's Sichuan province at 1407 GMT (10:07 a.m. EDT), according to the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology, ...

In spaceflight, a launch vehicle or carrier rocket is a rocket used to carry a payload from Earth's surface into outer space. A launch system includes the launch vehicle, the launch pad, and other infrastructure. Although a carrier rocket's payload is often an artificial satellite placed into orbit, some spaceflights, such as sounding rockets, are sub-orbital, while others enable spacecraft to escape Earth orbit entirely.

Russian Soyuz TMA-5 lifts off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan heading for the ISS

In spaceflight, a launch vehicle or carrier rocket is a rocket used to carry a payload from Earth's surface into outer space. A launch system includes the launch vehicle, the launch pad, and other infrastructure. Although a carrier rocket's payload is often an artificial satellite placed into orbit, some spaceflights, such as sounding rockets, are sub-orbital, while others enable spacecraft to escape Earth orbit entirely.

Earth orbital launch vehicles typically have at least two stages, and sometimes as many as four or more.