President Trump tweets picture of sensitive satellite photo of Iranian launch site

[ad_1] Enlarge / I guess it’s not classified anymore. National Reconnaissance Office? President Donald Trump posted a photo today via Twitter of Iran’s Imam Khomeini Space Center in northern Iran, showing the damage done to the facility by the explosion of what appears to have been a Safir rocket during launch. The rocket was apparently […]

Rocket Report: Iranian launch failure, SpaceX rideshare business booming

[ad_1] Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. Welcome to Edition 2.13 of the Rocket Report! There continues to be no shortage of news about rideshare launches this week, and it appears as though SpaceX has really shaken up the smallsat industry with its new—and changing—plans to launch satellites for a very […]