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RISAT-1 operational despite shedding event

Submit on Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 22:59

ISRO confirmed there had been an anomaly aboard the agency’s RISAT-1 radar imaging satellite but said it was not connected to a shedding event reported earlier by NASA.

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New RS-25 engine controller tested

Submit on Sunday, March 26th, 2017 22:59

An RS-25 rocket engine with a new flight-model engine controller and flight configuration software was successfully tested for the first time at NASA’s Stennis Space Center.

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NASA selects CubeSat, SmallSat mission concept studies

Submit on Sunday, March 26th, 2017 22:58

NASA has selected ten studies under the Planetary Science Deep Space SmallSat Studies (PSDS3) programme, to develop mission concepts using small satellites to investigate Venus, Earth’s moon, asteroids, Mars and the outer planets.

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Cygnus launch aboard Atlas V now indefinitely on hold

Submit on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 22:59

The launch of the ULA Atlas V rocket carrying the OA-7 Cygnus spacecraft for Orbital ATK and NASA has been postponed indefinitely.

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Update – Ariane 5/SGDC, Koreasat-7

Submit on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 22:58

At the time of writing this, the upcoming Ariane 5 launch with the SGDC and Koreasat-7 satellites remained scheduled for 23 March (UTC).

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Lockheed Martin-built SBIRS-3 satellite transmitting images

Submit on Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 22:57

The third Lockheed Martin-built Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite recently sent its first images back down to Earth.

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