Top News on Soyuz

  • ESA keeps eye on Ukraine crisis as Vega launch nears


    As the European Space Agency makes final preparations for the third flight of its new Vega light launcher, unrest in Ukraine will be about as far from its operators’ minds as Kourou is from Kiev – but once VV03 is complete on Monday 28 April, programme officials will continue their watch on the tense situation in a country that supplies a critical component of what is otherwise a Western Europe-built vehicle.


  • Other News for Soyuz

  • UK spaceport plans geared to boost small satellite business


    ​The UK is laying the groundwork for a commercial space transport industry by opening a consultation on a site for a...


  • FARNBOROUGH: UK spaceport "by 2018"


    Hot on the heels of a triumphant week for home-grown satellite technology, the UK government is set to announce on...


  • ESA keeps eye on Ukraine crisis as Vega launch nears


    As the European Space Agency makes final preparations for the third flight of its new Vega light launcher, unrest in...


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  • ANALYSIS: Galileo 'on track' despite launch trouble

    News | 01 Sep 2014 13:46 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Europe’s bid to establish its own satellite navigation system suffered a setback with the failure of a Soyuz launcher to put into their assigned orbits the fifth and sixth spacecraft in what is to be a 30-satellite constellation. But both the European Space Agency and European Commission remain confident that the programme remains on track to provide essentially full services from 24 satellites from 2017 and to have the complete, 30-satellite constellation – including six orbiting spares – flying in 2020.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Galileo-on-track-despite-launch-trouble-403019/
  • UK spaceport plans geared to boost small satellite business

    News | 31 Jul 2014 23:00 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The UK is laying the groundwork for a commercial space transport industry by opening a consultation on a site for a spaceport. And it is looking across the Atlantic for guidance on how to regulate the nascent business of ferrying passengers into space – with operations possible from 2018.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-spaceport-plans-geared-to-boost-small-satellite-business-401719/
  • FARNBOROUGH: UK spaceport "by 2018"

    News | 13 Jul 2014 14:53 | Dan Thisdell

    Hot on the heels of a triumphant week for home-grown satellite technology, the UK government is set to announce on Tuesday a plan to host the first-ever launches from UK soil – with the establishment of a spaceport by 2018.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-UK-spaceport-by-2018-401351/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Comet's tail is big story of ESA's year

    News | 07 Jul 2014 10:01 | Dan Thisdell

    Comets probably aren’t the bad luck omens or even harbingers of doom that many early civilisations assumed – but, just to be sure, a very close eye is being kept on the snappily-named 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it hurtles towards the Sun.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Comets-tail-is-big-story-of-ESAs-year-400684/
  • ANALYSIS: UKSA's bold vision is to be the most modern of space agencies

    News | 30 Jun 2014 23:00 | Dan Thisdell

    With a wider focus than merely launchers and airlocks, the UK Space Agency is keen to cement its position as a progressive force in humanity's exploration of the cosmoshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-UKSAs-bold-vision-is-to-be-the-most-modern-of-space-agencies-400411/
  • IN FOCUS: In space, no-one can hear you if you speak alone

    News | 02 Jun 2014 11:27 | Dan Thisdell

    ​NASA administrator Charles Bolden took a swipe at doubters who think the USA has lost the drive to explore space, declaring that the country is determined to return to the Moon - and carry on to Mars.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-In-space-no-one-can-hear-you-if-you-speak-alone-399858/