Tag Archives: C6 Launch Systems

The number of small launch vehicles under development shrinks

Small launch vehicles survey 2022

In his annual survey of small launch vehicles, Carlos Niederstrasser of Northrop Grumman says the survey is now tracking 166 vehicles, up very slightly from the year before. However, the number of vehicles in development has been going down since the high of the 2020 survey. Notably though, it appears small launch vehicles are on track to launching once a month, a marked improvement. This …

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A 2021 update to the small launch vehicle survey

The Firefly Alpha launch vehicle

How many small launch vehicles are operational in the USA? If you said four you are correct. And did you know there are approximately 163 small launch vehicles being tracked in a leading survey. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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C6 Launch signs agreement with Brazil, completes first engine firing

C6 Launch Services has signed a launch agreement with Brazil

C6 Launch Services has been very busy this year completing construction of their engine test stand at Spaceport America and beginning engine tests. Now comes news of a new launch agreement with Brazil. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Canadian Spaceport Report – Northern Private Capital expressed an interest in Nova Scotia spaceport

Canadian Spaceport Report - From left to right: Joseph Hasay, United Paradyne; Andrew Lapham, Northern Private Capital; and Steve Matier, Maritime Launch Services (MLS)

This is the first edition of the Canadian Spaceport Report, the renamed report for our previous series we called the Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings. Among the updates in this report is news concerning Maritime Launch Services (MLS) and we've also learned that Northern Private Capital visited Yuzhnoye Design Office with MLS. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven …

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C6 Launch prepares for rocket engine integration testing, just not in Canada

C6 Launch unveils Spaceport America launch test stand

C6 Launch would have liked to begin its static engine integration tests followed by tests flights here at home in Canada, but because of outdated regulations, and without a technology safeguards agreement with the U.S., C6 finds itself setting up in the launch friendlier environments of the U.S., the United Kingdom and looking into Brazil. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log …

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The Canadian spaceport launch vehicle year end rankings

Artist illustration: MLS launch from the Nova Scotia spaceport

As 2020 comes to an end and we publish our 3rd edition of the Canadian Spaceport Launch Vehicle Power Rankings, we ask ourselves is the glass half empty or half full? That perception is up to you. Event though it's been a very difficult year with the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping across the globe, there are signs for optimism. It's also a time for the government …

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C6 Launch Systems signs agreement to use Spaceport America

C6 Launch Services

Without a Canadian spaceport, and no Technology Safeguards Agreement with the US, C6 Launch Systems is heading south of the border to perform a variety of tests for its rocket. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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