Category Archives: Space

Angara Launch System Equipment Arrives at Vostochny Cosmodrome

Vostochny cosmodrome continues to receive new equipment for the Angara rocket family launch system. Roscosmos stated that the first batch of cylinders for the Angara-A5 rocket supply system with compressed gases arrived today. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "Massive cylinders weighing more than 4 tons and over 6 meters long are designed to receive, store…
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Roscosmos at ARMY-2020

Roscosmos State Corporation for Space Activities said in a statement today that it will take part in the ARMY-2020 Forum this August. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. TASS reported on Tuesday that the Roscosmos press office told the news agency that the State Space Corporation has plans to participate in the VI International Military-Technical Forum…
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Energomash to Introduce PLM System by August

NPO Energomash (the main enterprise of the ISRD, part of Roscosmos State Corporation), the Voronezh KBHA (WCRD) and Perm Proton-PM are carrying out a large-scale effort within the framework “Digital Design and Production Technologies” to introduce automated Product Life Cycle Management (PLM). Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. This PLM aims at making design, technology…
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Arab Group for Space Cooperation

Fourteen Arab States are to sign the charter that establishes the Arab Group for Space Cooperation. Saudi Arabis already signed the charter on 15 June. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. This initiative, which was launched by the UAE and is currently chaired by the UAE Space Agency, aims to provide an ecosystem to develop…
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Rogozin: Russia Was & Remains Dominant in Space

After the successful launch of "Dragon Crew", which took place on 30 May, Dmitry Rogozin, the Director General of Roscosmos, commented on the event in a Forbes op-ed. Here follows the full text of his commentary as it was published by Roscosmos. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Some time has passed since the ‘epochal’…
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New Satellite Ground System for SA by Lockheed Martin & TAQNIA

Lockheed Martin and the Saudi Technology Development and Investment Company (TAQNIA) will establish a new ground system to control, manage and operate Saudi Arabia’s newly launched commercial communications satellite, SaudiGeoSat-1 (SGS-1). Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The ground system supports advanced Ka-band spot beam communications services. Also, it supports commercial off-the-shelf-based broadband services, as well as…
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Arctic Exploration Satellites Production to Start in 2021

The General Director of Lavochkin Science and Production Association has unveiled intentions to begin the production of three Arctic exploration satellites in 2021. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Vladimir Kolmykov, general director of the Lavochkin, spoke about this to RIA Novosti. He said that the company is going to sign a contract for the…
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Russia Sets Up Its BMEWS Basic Space Segment

Russia has set up its basic missile attack early warning satellite grouping. The BMEWS space system will continuously monitor US territory for possible ballistic missile launches, TASS reported today. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. Setting up of the basic space segment of Russia's ballistic missiles early warning system (BMEWS) enables it to…
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Ministry of Defence Orders Four Angara Rockets

According to some sources, the Russian Ministry of Defence has ordered four Angara-5 rockets, reports Ria Novosti. Russia's Ministry of Defence signed a contract with the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Centre, part of Roscosmos. Apparently, the contract is for the serial production of Angara rockets. The common name "Angara" are space rockets of…
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First Human Spaceflight Launched from US Soil in 9 Years

On 30 May, the United States had the first human spaceflight launched from US soil in 9 years. Falcon 9 of SpaceX launched Crew Dragon demonstration mission to the International Space Station (ISS) carrying two NASA astronauts. Since 2011, NASA has been reliant on Russian space rockets for sending its astronauts to outer space. On…
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