July 2018

News on key developments at SupremeSAT, and general news on the Space and Satellite industry from across the web

Head of TsNIIMash resigns amid spy scandal – Satellite News Digest

Dmitry Paison, the director of Russia’s Central Research Institute of Machine Building (TsNIIMash), which is a rocket and spacecraft scientific centre at Roskosmos, has filed an application for dismissal, Roskosmos’ press service head Vladimir Ustimenko was quoted as saying. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2018072401

Update: Falcon 9 launches Telstar 19V for Telesat – Satellite News Digest

SSL announced the advanced high throughput satellite built for Telesat is successfully performing post-launch manoeuvres according to plan. The SSL-built satellite deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida early Sunday morning. It began firing its main thruster…