Tag Archives: Launch Capability

SES pivots to U.S. flight to achieve 2023 hypersonic demonstration

A ramjet engine test for a future SES hypersonic vehicle. Credit: Space Engine Systems

Space Engine Systems (SES) appears to be pivoting its business plans rapidly due to requests by its investors, and the regulatory environment. But it still says it is on track for a 2023 flight to demonstrate a hypersonic vehicle for commercial and potentially military service. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. …

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SpaceRyde makes progress towards first orbital launch

SpaceRyde engine test November 3, 2021

SpaceRyde successfully tested the engine for the rocket portion of their hybrid balloon rocket launch system on November 3.  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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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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The top ten Canadian space stories of 2020

Canada in Space

It’s that time of year again where we look back at the top Canadian space stories of the year. To say that 2020 was a remarkable year would be an understatement. The year started out full of promise and optimism, but was quickly overshadowed by the pandemic.

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