How Eutelsat and OneWeb want to form a European giant to compete with SpaceX

Announced a few days ago, the rapprochement between the two actors is as much a matter of financial means as of technological complementarity. The aim is to offer hybrid connections provided by geostationary and low-orbit satellites. Two important actors to make a giant. EutelSat Communications, cornered in particular by the French state, and OneWeb, saved … Read more

Launch of a SpaceX spacecraft to the ISS

It’s finally here: After years of waiting, the first image from the James Webb Telescope was revealed to the world on Monday, a sumptuous snapshot showing galaxies formed just after the Big Bang, more than 13 billion years ago. This first scientific, color image by James Webb marks a day”historic“, greeted President Joe Biden during … Read more

James Webb: 13 questions to understand the space telescope mission

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is located 1.5 million kilometers from Earth. In mid-July 2022, the first official photos of the observatory were released. The result is fabulous. Hubble’s succession is assured. James Webb has finally shown what he’s capable of. The space telescope, which is now located 1.5 million kilometers from Earth, obtained … Read more

Eutelsat-OneWeb: the future European weapon against SpaceX

No summer vacation in the little world of space. The French operator Eutelsat confirmed, on Monday, July 25, that it is in negotiations for the acquisition of the constellation OneWeb, a specialist in satellite internet connectivity, of which it already holds 23%. Eutelsat, the third largest operator in the world (35 telecommunications satellites in geostationary … Read more

NASA chose SpaceX to launch Webb’s future friend

NASA has just confirmed that SpaceX will be responsible for launching James Webb’s future partner around 2026. In recent weeks, all astronomy experts and lovers around the world have had their eyes only on the James Webb Space Telescope. Since NASA unveiled its first scientific contributions, we’ve been able to delight in sumptuous images of … Read more

SpaceX’s Ax-1 tourist mission has arrived safely at the ISS

You cannot view this content because you have declined cookies associated with third-party content. If you want to view this content, you can change your choices. SPACE – Successful docking and arrival for Space X. The American company’s Crew Dragon capsule, carrying the first fully private crew, arrived at the international space station this Saturday, … Read more

the four tourists returned to Earth overnight off the coast of Florida

Departing on Wednesday, they traveled three days into space, in addition to the International Space Station. This is the first time such a mission has not included professional astronauts. They are back safe and sound. After three days in space, SpaceX’s four private passengers disembarked Saturday night, September 18, off the coast of Florida. A … Read more

NASA chose SpaceX to launch Webb’s future friend

NASA has just confirmed that SpaceX will be responsible for launching James Webb’s future partner around 2026. In recent weeks, all astronomy experts and lovers around the world have had their eyes only on the James Webb Space Telescope. Since NASA unveiled its first scientific contributions, we’ve been able to delight in sumptuous images of … Read more