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Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

ULA Successfully Launches First Next Generation Vulcan Rocket

June 6, 2024

Via: ASD News

United Launch Alliance (ULA) marked the beginning of a new era of space capabilities with the successful launch of its next generation Vulcan rocket on Jan. 8 at 2:18 a.m. EST from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Virgin Orbit’s Next Rocket Ready for Cornwall

October 6, 2022

Via: ASD News

Virgin Orbit (Nasdaq: VORB), a leading responsive launch provider, announced today that its latest rocket has completed a full launch rehearsal and is now ready for flight. The window for the company’s next launch, planned to be the first orbital […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

DARPA plans a DRACO nuclear-powered rocket to cislunar space

April 20, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

This is the region outside of Earth’s atmosphere to just past the moon’s orbit. Specifically, the agency has awarded a contract to support the Demonstration Rocket for the Agile Cislunar Operations (DRACO) programme, which aims to demonstrate an NTP system […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas, Process, R & D

Additive in Space – Cost Reduction in Aerospace Through Additive Manufacturing

March 31, 2021

Via: Manufacturing Tomorrow

Spacecraft are developed on Earth, tested, fully assembled and transported in one piece by a launch vehicle to their respective places of operation. Each component must be designed to withstand the high loads of the launch phase. In most cases, […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

SpaceX completes 100th successful flight of Falcon rocket

October 26, 2020

Via: Electronics Weekly

On Saturday October 24, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket launched another 60 Starlink satellites to orbit to complete the milestone. The location was Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, in Florida. A key factor has been the […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

The launch of Falcon Heavy launches a new precedent for manufacturing

February 9, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

On 6 February, the Falcon Heavy rocket was launched. The rocket was launched by SpaceX from Florida, and stands as the largest in the world, in regards to payload. The rocket is capable of lifting up to 63,800kg into Low […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Orbital ATK Successfully Launches Minotaur IV Rocket Carrying ORS-5 Satellite for the U.S. Air Force

August 28, 2017

Via: ASD News

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced its Minotaur IV space launch vehicle successfully launched and placed into orbit the U.S. Air Force’s Operationally Responsive Space-5 (ORS-5) spacecraft on August 26, 2017. The Minotaur IV launched […]