- Eye in the Sky. // Scholastic News -- Edition 3;4/22/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 25, p3
Deals with the launching of the environmental satellite Envisat in April 2002.
- US space program: struggling to recover. O'Lone, R.G. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/10/87, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p22
The US is planning a $1-billion, 5-year program to demonstrate light-weight satellite technology with a possible first launch as early as December, 1988. The Advanced Satellite Technology Program will encompass the spacecraft, launchers & associated surface-based facilities, according to the...
- TDRS/IUS payload to perform complex... // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/26/88, Vol. 129 Issue 13, p57
Discusses the deployment of the TDRS-C Tracking and Data Relay Satellite from the orbiter Discovery and the planned complex maneuvers that will culminate in the spacecraft unfolding to its full span in geostationary orbit. It will be the third TDRS launched. Previous attempts were...
- US will increase lightsat launch rate to... Foley, T.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/26/88, Vol. 129 Issue 13, p19
Discusses the US launch of several small satellites, with military or scientific uses, over the next several years. They'll demonstrate technology that may bring major changes to military space operations in the 1990s. Major aerospace firms and entrepreneurial firms alike are seeking roles in...
- Near-term launch market looks bright, but... Dornheim, M.A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/19/1988-12/26/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 25, p73
Summarizes the outlook for the commercial satellite launching business, which is promising for the short-term, but questionable for the long-term. The size of the launch market depends on how successfully satellites can counter higher prices and ground-based technological inroads.
- Small-payload launch companies struggle to... Scott, W.B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/19/1988-12/26/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 25, p79
Discusses the problems small-payload launch companies are having trying to secure a niche in the space services market. Companies are divided along longevity lines for assessing the market, and none of the involved companies have more than a few contracted launches.
- Mission 29 ready for launch. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/13/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p25
Reports that space shuttle Mission 29 is ready for launch aboard the orbiter Discovery, which will deploy a Tracking and Data Relay Satellite.
- Gains in satellite technology shape trends in C3 development. Klass, P.J. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/20/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 12, p251
Talks about requirements and expectations for command, control and communications (C3) satellite development for the late 1990s and beyond. Studies are being directed by the Defense Communications Agency (DCA) and military users, and will shape C3 trends. Research; Requirements; New...
- SDI Delta Star satellite transmitting unique materials data. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/8/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 19, p85
Reports that the Strategic Defense Initiative's Delta Star spacecraft is transmitting unique data from a material erosion experiment. Launch and goals; Data.