Sidus Space, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIDU), a Space-as-a-Service satellite company focused on mission critical hardware manufacturing; multi-disciplinary engineering services; satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations; and in-orbit support, today announced that it has signed a launch agreement with SpaceX for five launches, beginning in early 2023.
Iridium announced this morning that it will launch five of its six remaining spare satellites on a Falcon 9 rideshare mission in mid-2023 from Vandenberg. Iridium said in a recent earnings call it had plans to launch those satellites, but didn’t disclose the provider at the time.
Iridium Announces Ninth SpaceX LaunchMCLEAN, Va., Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) today announced that it has reached an agreement with SpaceX to launch up to five of the company's remaining ground spare satellites from the Iridium® NEXT program, on its Falcon 9 rocket. Known as Iridium-9, the launch is planned to take place at Vandenberg Space Force Base in mid-2023. Earlier this year, Iridium celebrated the 25th anniversary of the first launch in Iridium's history, which also took place from Vandenberg on May 5, 1997. That first ever launch also carried five Iridium satellites to orbit on a Delta II rocket.Iridium-9 will be Iridium's second rideshare with SpaceX. Previously, SpaceX conducted eight Iridium launches between January 2017 and January 2019. These launches delivered 75 satellites to LEO as part of the Iridium NEXT campaign, replacing the company's original satellite constellation. Since completion of the launch campaign in 2019, Iridium has 66 operational satellites, nine on-orbit spares and six additional spares on the ground. Up to five of those six ground spares are planned for launch as part of Iridium-9. All satellites in the upgraded Iridium constellation were built by Thales Alenia Space and carry the Aireon® hosted payload, which provides truly global, real-time surveillance of aircraft around the world."We have always said that when the right opportunity presented itself, we would launch many, if not all, of our remaining ground spares, and just such an opportunity came about," said Iridium CEO Matt Desch. "Our constellation is incredibly healthy; however, the spare satellites have no utility to us on the ground. We built extra satellites as an insurance policy, and with SpaceX's stellar track record, we look forward to another successful launch, which will position us even better to replicate the longevity of our first constellation."Since the completion of the upgraded Iridium network in early 2019, Iridium's customer base grew by more than 730,000 subscribers in just three years and has more than 1.8 million today. With that subscriber growth came several new Iridium products and services, including the Iridium Certus® specialty broadband platform, Iridium's Global Maritime Distress and Safety System, Iridium Global Line of Sight® service for uncrewed and autonomous systems, and over 150 new Iridium narrowband and specialty broadband products brought to market by our partner ecosystem.Iridium remains the only commercial satellite constellation with truly global coverage, offering weather-resilient L-band service from pole-to-pole. The constellation is divided into six polar orbiting planes that each include 11 operational crosslinked satellites. The satellites from Iridium-9 will be launched into a parking orbit, and after initial testing will be drifted to their assigned spare orbits.
The Norweigan government, through Space Norway, has ordered its first 300 kg MicroSAR satellite from British company Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL) to start work on a radar satellite system for maritime surveillance.The order, announced by SSTL on 26 August, is for MicroSAR, a satellite system used to detect relatively small vessels in large areas. Space Norway plans to launch the first MicroSAR into a 600-km polar low Earth orbit in early 2025 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 ride-share mission.
SpaceX is flying a second private Starship mission around the Moon, and Dennis and Akiko Tito are its first customers.
The Titos announced Wednesday that they purchased two of a dozen seats on a second SpaceX circumlunar flight around the Moon later this decade.
https://ispace-inc.com/news/?p=2370Quoteispace Announces HAKUTO-R Mission 1 Launch Window for November 9 – 15, 202212 Oct, 2022Key Updates Released, Company Grows to More than 200 employeesTOKYO—October 12, 2022 —ispace, inc. (ispace), a global lunar exploration company with its headquarters in Japan and regional offices in the United States and Europe, announced today that it currently plans to launch its Mission1 (M1) lunar lander, part of the HAKUTO-R program, in a target window of November 9 – 15, 2022 at the earliest.The launch is set to occur on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla. Upon its deployment from the rocket, the M1 lander will then carry multiple commercial and government payloads including two rovers to the surface of the Moon.“When we participated in the Google Lunar XPRIZE we had about 20 employees, but now we’ve grown to more than 200 in Japan, the United States and Europe, each working every day with the ispace vision to achieve success. We are focused on each of our missions, but now that the launch window has been set for M1 we are ready for the challenge along with our HAKUTO-R partners,” said Takeshi Hakamada, Founder, Representative Director, and CEO of ispace. “For me this is a milestone on the road to realizing our vision, but I am already proud of our results. I look forward to watching the launch alongside all of our employees and those who have supported us.”In addition to the launch window announcement, ispace released the following updates:● As of September 2022, the final functional testing of the flight model at the IABG mbH Space Centre in Germany has been completed. The lander is now being prepared for transport to the launch site in Florida.● In August 2022, ispace welcomed its 200th The total number of employees across its three offices in Japan, Luxembourg, and the United States now exceeds 200.● After launch, M1 will be operated from the HAKUTO-R Mission Control Center (MCC) located in Tokyo’s central business district, Nihonbashi. The MCC will monitor the lander’s attitude, temperature, and other conditions, send commands and data to the lander, and receive images and video data during transit to the Moon as well as from the lunar surface.● M1 will utilize a ground station network of the European Space Agency (ESA). The ESA’s Tracking Station Network (ESTRACK) is operated from the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany. M1 will use five of the ESTRACK network’s antennas across three continents, located in Kourou (French Guiana), New Norcia (Western Australia), Cebreros (Spain), Malargüe (Argentina) and Goonhilly (UK).Future Mission UpdatesMission 2 planning is currently under way. Specific details of M2 payloads will be released at a later date.In July 2022, NASA awarded Team Draper, which includes ispace subsidiary, ispace technologies U.S., inc. (ispace US), $73 million to deliver payloads including two communication relay satellites to lunar orbit as well as a suite of scientific experiments to the lunar surface. In addition to the NASA CLPS award, ispace US expects to carry additional commercial payloads on M3 to supplement the total award. ispace is in active negotiations to fill M3 orders and beyond.About ispace, inc. (https://ispace-inc.com/)
ispace Announces HAKUTO-R Mission 1 Launch Window for November 9 – 15, 202212 Oct, 2022Key Updates Released, Company Grows to More than 200 employeesTOKYO—October 12, 2022 —ispace, inc. (ispace), a global lunar exploration company with its headquarters in Japan and regional offices in the United States and Europe, announced today that it currently plans to launch its Mission1 (M1) lunar lander, part of the HAKUTO-R program, in a target window of November 9 – 15, 2022 at the earliest.The launch is set to occur on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla. Upon its deployment from the rocket, the M1 lander will then carry multiple commercial and government payloads including two rovers to the surface of the Moon.“When we participated in the Google Lunar XPRIZE we had about 20 employees, but now we’ve grown to more than 200 in Japan, the United States and Europe, each working every day with the ispace vision to achieve success. We are focused on each of our missions, but now that the launch window has been set for M1 we are ready for the challenge along with our HAKUTO-R partners,” said Takeshi Hakamada, Founder, Representative Director, and CEO of ispace. “For me this is a milestone on the road to realizing our vision, but I am already proud of our results. I look forward to watching the launch alongside all of our employees and those who have supported us.”In addition to the launch window announcement, ispace released the following updates:● As of September 2022, the final functional testing of the flight model at the IABG mbH Space Centre in Germany has been completed. The lander is now being prepared for transport to the launch site in Florida.● In August 2022, ispace welcomed its 200th The total number of employees across its three offices in Japan, Luxembourg, and the United States now exceeds 200.● After launch, M1 will be operated from the HAKUTO-R Mission Control Center (MCC) located in Tokyo’s central business district, Nihonbashi. The MCC will monitor the lander’s attitude, temperature, and other conditions, send commands and data to the lander, and receive images and video data during transit to the Moon as well as from the lunar surface.● M1 will utilize a ground station network of the European Space Agency (ESA). The ESA’s Tracking Station Network (ESTRACK) is operated from the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany. M1 will use five of the ESTRACK network’s antennas across three continents, located in Kourou (French Guiana), New Norcia (Western Australia), Cebreros (Spain), Malargüe (Argentina) and Goonhilly (UK).Future Mission UpdatesMission 2 planning is currently under way. Specific details of M2 payloads will be released at a later date.In July 2022, NASA awarded Team Draper, which includes ispace subsidiary, ispace technologies U.S., inc. (ispace US), $73 million to deliver payloads including two communication relay satellites to lunar orbit as well as a suite of scientific experiments to the lunar surface. In addition to the NASA CLPS award, ispace US expects to carry additional commercial payloads on M3 to supplement the total award. ispace is in active negotiations to fill M3 orders and beyond.About ispace, inc. (https://ispace-inc.com/)
Shouldn't the iSpace flight be on the Manifest for Nov 9-15?
A Falcon 9 from pad 40 will launch the HAKUTO-R lunar lander for iSpace on November TBD. The first stage will land back at the Cape about eight minutes after launch.
ESA director general Josef Aschbacher confirmed at a briefing that the agency has selected Falcon 9 to launch the Euclid mission next year. Another Falcon 9 will launch the Hera asteroid mission in 2024. Vega C will launch EarthCARE in 2024.
[email protected] ruling council agrees to negotiate w/ @SpaceX for Falcon 9 launch in 2023 and 2024 of #Euclid astronomy and #Hera asteroid mission, a companion mission to @NASA #Dart. Decision was made necessary w/ removal of Russian #Soyuz from ESA-acceptable manifest.
Hisdesat, the government satellite services company, has formalized an agreement with the North American company SpaceX to put the two SPAINSAT New Generation satellites (I and II) into orbit. This is the new program developed by the Spanish company to improve the secure and defense communications of the Spanish Government, allied countries and various international organizations.The agreement, which contemplates the use of two Falcon 9 launchers to put the two satellites into orbit, continues the agreement that the two companies signed in 2018 for the launch of the PAZ satellite.On this occasion, the launches will be made from any of the two complexes that SpaceX uses in Florida, Cape Canaveral or NASA's Kennedy Space Center.The SpainSat NG I and II will replace the current SpainSat and XTAR-EUR and will incorporate the latest technological advances in communications to reinforce their capacities, security levels and resilience.The first of the devices, the SpainSat NG I, will be put into orbit in 2024, while the SpainSat NG II will be launched in 2025. They will have a useful life of about 15 years, with which they will be at full capacity until the threshold of 2040.
Another operator of the OPSAT300 platform is Imagesat International, operating the EROS NG constellation that, by 2026, will comprise six Ultra High performance, military-grade earth observation satellites. ... By the second half of 2022, Imagesat expects to deploy its satellite, the first of two EROS C3 satellites. The second is scheduled to enter service in 2026.EROS-C3 is also based on the OPSAT-3000 platform, but it will deploy with multispectral sensing capability. This satellite will maintain 38 cm resolution in the PAN and add the MS capability with 76 cm resolution, covering a swath of ~12.5 km. .... EROS-C3 will be launched from the USA on a Falcon-9 launcher.
🚀🛰@NASA has selected @SpaceX to provide launch services for the #Sentinel6B mission which will continue the long-term global sea level data record begun in 1992. It will join its twin satellite Sentinel-6 MF in #SeeingTheSeas!Details of the award ➡️ https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-awards-launch-services-contract-for-sentinel-6b-mission
Dec 20, 2022CONTRACT RELEASE C22-033NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for Sentinel-6B MissionNASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Sentinel-6B mission. Sentinel-6B will continue the long-term global sea level data record begun in 1992 by Topex/Poseidon followed by Jason 1, 2, 3, and Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich. The mission is a partnership between NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ESA (European Space Agency), and the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites.This is a firm fixed price contract with a value of approximately $94 million, which includes launch services and other mission related costs. The Sentinel-6B mission currently is targeted to launch November 2025, on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California.Sentinel-6B will use a radar altimeter to bounce signals off the ocean surface and deliver continuity of ocean topography measurements. The mission also will collect high-resolution vertical profiles of temperature, using the Global Navigation Satellite System Radio-Occultation sounding technique, to assess temperature changes in Earth’s atmosphere and improve weather prediction models.NASA’s Launch Services Program at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida is responsible for program management of the SpaceX launch services. The Sentinel-6B project office is located at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.For more information about NASA programs and missions, visit:https://www.nasa.gov-end-
SpaceX manifest updates. The best guess at the current manifest is in this post. There is a corresponding Discussion Thread to talk about the manifest.The first four posts in this thread are maintained1 - Current manifest and some links2 - Past launches3 - Smoliarm's graphical manifest4 - linksDiscussion of the table format should be done here: SpaceX Manifest Table Format DiscussionPrior thread: SpaceX Manifest Updates and Discussion Thread 4Date: *=Local date differs from UTC date ~=Date has some uncertaintyReturn: L=Land,S=Sea,X=Expendable,N/A=Not ApplicableLaunch Vehicle: F9=Falcon 9, H=Falcon Heavy, F=Falcon 9 or Heavy, S=StarshipCore: *=FH core numbers in footnotes, N=New, R=ReusedPayload(s): (R) = RideshareMission: Blue number indicates additional information in footnotes.Colors: Successful / Unsuccessful / Mars / Moon / Footnotes / Launch success/payload failureSites: C=Cape Canaveral Spaceport (KSC/CCAFS) (UTC-4 EDT,UTC-5 EST) CCAFS SLC-40: Active for Falcon 9 KSC LC-39A: Active for Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy V=Vandenberg (UTC-7 PDT,UTC-8 PST) SLC-4E: Active for Falcon 9 B=Boca Chica (UTC-5 CDT,UTC-6 CST) Site preparation work underwayU.S. daylight saving time starts second Sunday in March, ends first Sunday in November, time changes at 2:00 a.m. local timeNote on F9 Mission numbers: I counted AMOS-6 (lost in pre-launch testing) and did not count IFA (suborbital test flight). 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Satellite operator Ovzon, which lost its slot on one of the last Ariane 5 launches because of satellite production delays, says its Ovzon 3 GEO satellite will now launch on a Falcon 9 in the 3rd quarter of the year.
Ovzon reschedules the launch of Ovzon 3 and selects SpaceX as the launch providerFRI, FEB 03, 2023 21:20 CET Report this contentOvzon AB has been informed by the satellite manufacturer Maxar that there will be additional delays in the finalization of the satellite Ovzon 3. To accommodate an updated launch window, Ovzon has also shifted launch provider to SpaceX with liftoff on a Falcon 9 rocket targeted between July and September 2023. Due to the delays in the production of the Ovzon 3 satellite, the company has been engaged with the current launch provider Arianespace to find a new launch opportunity, which Arianespace ultimately could not accommodate. Accordingly, Ovzon has finalized an agreement with SpaceX to ensure flexibility and the most optimal timing to launch the satellite when it is ready for liftoff. Ovzon 3 will be launched by a flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket later this year from Cape Canaveral, Florida.The delay of Ovzon 3 is expected to increase the total cost of the satellite project with approximately USD 25 million. The delay will have no effect on Ovzon's current business commitments. The company has secured access to strategic satellite capacity that ensures ongoing service delivery and future sales of Ovzon’s industry leading SATCOM-as-a-Service. In addition, as set out in a separate press release, Ovzon has secured additional financing.“While we are clearly disappointed in the continued delays in production of the satellite, we remain perfectly confident with the market demand of Ovzon 3, evidenced by the increasing demand from current and new customers around the world. The underlying capability and technology will be the catalyst for a paradigm shift in mobility, performance, and resiliency in delivering Ovzon’s SATCOM-as-a-Service. We are working relentlessly with Maxar, SpaceX and other stakeholders to finalize the satellite and launch Ovzon 3 into orbit at first available opportunity", says Per Norén, CEO of Ovzon.WebcastOvzon’s CEO Per Norén and CFO Noora Jayasekara will answer questions at a webcast on February 6, 2023, at 10.00 am CET.The webcast will be available via the following link:https://onlinexperiences.com/Launch/QReg/ShowUUID=4FB13E88-D87F-4115-ADB0-02C89FAC4F45To participate via conference call, please register via the following link and follow the instructions:https://register.vevent.com/register/BI01396d5bcd6b42338d133b1197f150fb
[email protected] signs firm contract w/ @SpaceX for 12 Falcon 9 launches, from @SLDelta30, of 300 500-kg @TyvakNanoSat @TerranOrbital B2B broadband sats over 14 months starting April 2025. @ITUradiocomms to decide yes/no late this month. https://bit.ly/3y5uDuk