This mission also marked the 100th successful flight of a Falcon rocket since Falcon 1 first flew to orbit in 2008.
Airbus said that the ESA contract is valued at $575m and the mission is set to be launched on an Ariane 6 rocket in 2026.
The station, weighing about 40 metric tons, will be automatically assembled piece by piece in a near rectilinear halo orbit (NRHO) around the moon.
Under the Artemis Accords, signatories agree to conduct all activities for peaceful purposes and to publicly and transparently describe their policies and...
The city is also launching a programme to provide entrepreneurial tools and training to Arab women so they can launch their own space-related and responsible...
Israel Defense Forces’ visual intelligence Unit 9900 will operate the satellite going forward.
The contract is to develop a military satellite communications (Milsatcom) system which is a critical component of the US Space Force’s strategy.
Ethiopia plans to launch more satellites into space, including a communication satellite next year.
Due to the proximity to Earth, huge constellations are required to maintain coverage in LEO, so congestion is predictably going to get much worse, says Pascal...