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SpaceX Dragon splashes down

Submit on Friday, August 26th, 2016 22:59

SpaceX’s Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 1547 UTC on 26 August southwest of Baja California with more than 1,350 kg of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station.

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NASA’s Mars 2020 rover to fly Atlas V

Submit on Thursday, August 25th, 2016 22:59

NASA has selected United Launch Services to provide launch services for the Mars 2020 mission, currently targeted for launch in July 2020 aboard an Atlas V 541 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

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Kourou busy with upcoming Arianespace missions

Submit on Thursday, August 25th, 2016 22:58

During the remaining four months of 2016, Arianespace plans to launch – amongst others – Earth observation platforms and global navigation satellites from the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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Intelsat 33e healthy after launch

Submit on Thursday, August 25th, 2016 22:57

Intelsat S.A. announced that Intelsat 33e, the second of seven planned Intelsat EpicNG high throughput satellites, was launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle. Signal acquisition has been confirmed.

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Intelsat 36 performing post-launch manoeuvres according to plan

Submit on Thursday, August 25th, 2016 22:56

Space Systems Loral announced that Intelsat 36 is successfully performing post-launch manoeuvres according to plan.

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Mexico formally accepts Mexsat system

Submit on Thursday, August 25th, 2016 22:55

Boeing said that the Mexsat system was formally accepted by Mexico’s Ministry of Communications and Transportation after successfully completing its final tests.

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