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Elon Musk expects first Falcon Heavy not to reach orbit

Submit on Friday, July 21st, 2017 22:59

SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk has downplayed the chances of a successful inaugural flight for his Falcon Heavy space launch vehicle, admitting there is a “good chance it would not make it to orbit in its first launch.”

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Progress undocks from ISS, burns up in atmosphere

Submit on Friday, July 21st, 2017 22:58

Components of the Russian Progress MS-05 cargo spacecraft that survived its reentry into the Earth’s atmosphere have plunged into the Pacific Ocean, the country’s mission control centre said.

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No decision yet on TDRS-M launch

Submit on Friday, July 21st, 2017 22:57

NASA and Boeing are reviewing plans to safely replace an antenna on the agency’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-M).

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DigitalGlobe, Inc. results Q2 2017

Submit on Friday, July 21st, 2017 22:56

DigitalGlobe, Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter ending 30 June 2017.

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Airbus built Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite ready for launch

Submit on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 22:59

Europe’s pollution monitoring satellite Sentinel-5 Precursor is ready to leave Airbus’ Stevenage site for launch on a Rokot rocket from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

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Egyptsat-2 replacement to be launched in 2019

Submit on Thursday, July 20th, 2017 22:58

The launch of the Egyptsat-A satellite is scheduled for 2019, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Russia’s RSC Energia corporation Alexander Derechin said.

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