May 2019

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

India launches radar satellite – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: PSLV-C46 (core only); Payload: RISAT-2B [RISAT-2BR1?]; Date: 22 May 2019, 0000 UTC; Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre(SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. PSLV-C46 injected RISAT-2B into a orbit of 556 km about 15 minutes and 25 seconds after lift-off. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2019052200

Ball Aerospace small satellite for NASA arrives in Florida for launch – Satellite News Digest

The Ball Aerospace-built small spacecraft for NASA’s Green Propellant Infusion Mission (GPIM) has arrived in Florida to prepare for a June launch on board a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. GPIM is NASA’s first opportunity to demonstrate a new "green" propellant and propulsion system in orbit – an alternative to conventional chemical propulsion systems. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2019052100