Space

UAE to Launch a Navigation Satellite in 2021

The United Arab Emirates will launch a navigation satellite next year aimed at demonstrating the country’s technological capabilities, a top official told Emirates News Agency, WAM. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The first satellite will be launched in 2021 and the second – a technologically enhanced one – the following year," said Dr. Khaled…
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Indian Astronauts Train at GCTC till Early 2021

Russia's State Space Corporation Roscosmos said that the training of the four Indian astronauts undergoing training at the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Centre (GCTC) was scheduled to be completed in the first quarter of 2021. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "To date, Indian cosmonauts have completed training on crew actions in the event of an…
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Soyuz MS-17 to ISS in October

The Russian State Space Corporation ROSCOSMOS has announced that a new expedition to the International Space Station (ISS) will be launched in October 2020 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on the Soyuz MS-17 crewed spacecraft. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The ISS-64 long term expedition prime crew includes Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov, Sergey Kud-Sverchkov and…
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SpaceX Dragon Capsule Returns to Earth from ISS

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule returned to Earth NASA's astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley on 2 August after a mission at the International Space Station for two months. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The mission that started on 30 May carrying NASA astronauts on board of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket  with has come…
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Hope Probe Takes UAE to the Red Planet

UAE made history on 20 July 2020 as it launched the first Arab mission to Mars, and the first of three international missions to the Red Planet this summer. The Hope probe is the first of its kind to monitor climate change on Mars, as it will fully study the weather on the Red Planet.…
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“Hope Probe” Launch Delayed Due to Bad Weather

The UAE Space Agency and the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre, in collaboration with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, have announced that the new launch date for the HopeProbe to Mars – the first Arab interplanetary mission- will be on Friday 17th July, 2020. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The agency said in its announcement that…
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One year of Spektr-RG in Space!

A year ago, on July 13, 2019, the launch of the second spacecraft of the Spektr series, the Spektr-RG, which was developed by the NPO Lavochkin (part of the Roscosmos State Corporation), took place. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. After the successful operation of the Spektr-R radio telescope, the Spektr-RG orbital observatory continued to…
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Israel Launches a New Spy Satellite “Ofek 16”

The Israeli Ministry of Defense and Israel Aerospace Industries announced the launch of a new spy satellite from a base in the center of the country, the “Ofek 16” satellite, on 6 June. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "The Space Administration of the Defense Research and Development Directorate of the Israeli Ministry of Defense…
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LaunchingS. Korea’s First Military Satellite

American and South Korean media has been circulating reports about the possibility of launching South Korea's first military satellite next week. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. State-owned Yonhap News Agency reported, based on information provided by american websites on space launch schedules, that South Korea's first military communications satellite could be launched into space…
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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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