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Virgin Galactic 04 flight scheduled

Space tourism business Virgin Galactic launched its Galactic 03 flight successfully on September 8th and says that its next flight, Galactic 04, will take place early in October. Galactic 03 was the company’s fourth successful spaceflight in the past four months and the third flight of Virgin Galactic’s inaugural commercial spaceflight season. The flight followed […]

September 14, 2023By Chris Forrester

Virgin Galactic confirms next mission

Space tourism business Virgin Galactic is planning its Galactic 02 mission to happen on August 10th. This mission will be Virgin Galactic’s seventh spaceflight, second commercial spaceflight and third spaceflight this year; flying on this occasion three private passengers to space. The flight window will open on August 10th, continuing the Company’s regular cadence of […]

July 17, 2023By Chris Forrester

Isar signs multi-launch order with Spaceflight

Munich-based Isar Aerospace has agreed with US-based Spaceflight Industries for a series of satellite launches. Under the agreement, Spaceflight secured one dedicated launch in 2026 to a sun-synchronous orbit taking off from Andøya, Norway and an option to add an additional dedicated launch to occur in 2025. A statement from both companies read: “This agreement […]

January 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

Busy bankruptcy court for Intelsat

As well as approving a $1 billion ‘debtor in possession’ loan, Intelsat’s bankruptcy court had an extremely busy ‘omnibus’ day on June 9th dealing with dozens of applications and motions. The court approved the rate of interest that Intelsat must pay to the lenders Credit Suisse on the $1 billion loan. Intelsat has to pay […]

June 11, 2020

Intelsat wants Court to modify BlackSky loan

Last October Intelsat made a $50 million “synergistic” loan to BlackSky, owned by Spaceflight Industries. Now it wants the Court to amend the loan obligations and permit certain sales plans to proceed despite the bankruptcy. Spaceflight describes itself as a ‘next generation’ space company with launch facilities, and its BlackSky division specialises in images from […]

June 1, 2020