- Shake, rattle and roll. Williamson, Mark // Satellite Broadband;Oct2000, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p52
Discusses the significance of launch services to satellite operators in the telecommunication industry. State of the relationship between the satellite and the launch industry; Cost of launch vehicles; Competition between Boeing and Lockheed Martin.
- Motorola says Iridium OK. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/3/1998, Vol. 149 Issue 5, p31
Examines the failure of two Iridium mobile communications satellites. How the failure has prompted Motorola to juggle two planned launches; Number of satellites lost in the 72-spacecraft constellation; Refusal of officials at Motorola to reveal the suspected causes; Comments of Mark Borota,...
- Sea Launch completes review following failed launch. // RCR;06/26/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 26, p18
Reports the completion of the return of Sea Launch to flight/systems readiness review in Long Beach, California.
- Getting There. Mowry, Clayton // Satellite Communications;Oct98, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p70
Presents an outlook for the commercial launch industry of the United States. Failure of the Titan 4 rocket carrying spy satellite; Interdependence of the satellite communications industry and the launch industry; Developments related to the commercial launch industry; Call by Congressman Dave...
- New Launcher Eyed For Small Satellites. Wall, Robert // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/5/2001, Vol. 155 Issue 19, p64
Reports the development of a low-cost satellite launcher for small military satellites initiated by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in the United States. Design specifications; Problem associated with using a turbojet; Plan for the Responsive Access Small Cargo Affordable Launch...
- Launch time. Middleton, Bruce S. // Satellite Communications;Jun99, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p48
Offers views on the services launched in satellite communications in 1999. Information on China's Long March-3B; Programs aiming to enter the geostationary orbit launch market; Comment on the low Earth orbit market.
- DownLink. // Satellite Communications;Nov98, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p16
Focuses on Orbital Sciences Cor.'s launch of eight communications satellites aboard a Pegasus XL rocket. Completion of space segment of company's worldwide data communications network; Offer by Orbital of low-cost data communications services in the United States; Fleet management applications...
- Commercial satellite completes lunar flyby. Smith, Bruce A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/18/1998, Vol. 148 Issue 20, p74
Discusses the efforts to recover the Hughes commercial communications satellite that was accidentally placed in a useless Earth orbit. Decision to attempt to recover the satellite by sending it around the Moon; Mention of the failure of the fourth stage of a Proton booster; Launch from Baikonur...
- Evolution of Indian launch vehicle technologies. Gupta, S. C.; Suresh, B. N.; Sivan, K. // Current Science (00113891);12/25/2007, Vol. 93 Issue 12, p1697
A multitude of inter-disciplinary technologies have been mastered indigenously for realizing a series of operational space launch vehicles. The vehicles range from relatively tiny Rohini sounding rockets to gigantic satellite launch vehicles, PSLV and GSLV. These vehicles now launch on demand,...