Monthly Archives: July 2012

COSMOS 2841, GONETS-M 1, GONETS-M 2, MIR launch

COSMOS 2841, GONETS-M 1, GONETS-M 2, MIR launch

A Russian Rockot launched from Plesetsk Missile and Space Complex in Russia on July 28, carrying 4 satellites to orbit. The satellites included: COSMOS 2841, a classified military satellite; GONETS-M1 and GONETS – M2, telecommunications satellites; and MIR, a scientific … Continue reading

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PROGRESS-M 16M launch

PROGRESS-M 16M launch

A Soyuz-U launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome on Wednesday carrying a Progress cargo ship to orbit. Progress-M 16M  is on a resupply mission to the ISS, taking food, water and scientific equipment. Docking with the ISS occurred nearly 6 hours after launch. The … Continue reading

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Model unmanned systems and analyze their effectiveness

Model unmanned systems and analyze their effectiveness

What’s happening in Vegas next week, doesn’t need to stay there. In fact, I’m going to give you a sneak peek into what we’re showing in our booth (3751) at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems North America. As unmanned systems become increasingly … Continue reading

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Systems Tool Kit – Because we model more than just satellites

Systems Tool Kit – Because we model more than just satellites

Did you know that STK is now Systems Tool Kit? Just modeling satellites is so 1989, and we model air, sea, land and space systems too. It was time to make the change. From Electronic Warfare to Missile Defense, STK … Continue reading

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TIANLIAN 1-03 launch

TIANLIAN 1-03 launch

A Long March 3C launched from Xichang Launch Facility in China on Thursday carrying Tianlian 1-03 to orbit. This satellite is part of the network that provides measurement and control services for China’s manned spacecraft. The NORAD catalog (or SSC) … Continue reading

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