March 2019

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

Roskosmos to cut Proton M price – Satellite News Digest

Russia’s State Space Corporation Roskosmos will cut the cost of launching a Proton-M rocket to the level of a U.S. Falcon 9 (produced by SpaceX) through lower expenses on ground-based preparations, Roskosmos Chief Dmitry Rogozin said.

DLR wants to catch rocket stages in the air after launch – Satellite News Digest

For several years, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has been focusing its research activities on developing concepts for making future European launch vehicles as reusable as possible. The aim is to reduce the cost of satellite launches while also improving the environmental compatibility of rockets.