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Chang Zheng-4C fails to launch observation satellite

Submit on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 22:59

The attempt to launch a remote sensing Yaogan-33 satellite carried by a Chang Zheng-4C rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center was unsuccessful.

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Maxar selected to build, fly first element of NASA’s Lunar Gateway

Submit on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 22:58

Maxar Technologies has been selected by NASA to build and perform a spaceflight demonstration of the Lunar Gateway’s power and propulsion element spacecraft. Blue Origin and Draper will join the Maxar-led team in designing, building and operating the spacecraft through the demonstration period.

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AWS announces general availability of AWS Ground Station

Submit on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 22:57

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) announced the general availability of AWS Ground Station, a new service for customers to control satellites from AWS and download data from satellites into AWS Global Infrastructure Regions using a fully managed network of ground station antennas located around the world.

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India launches radar satellite

Submit on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 22:59

Rocket: PSLV-C46 (core only); Payload: RISAT-2B [RISAT-2BR1?]; Date: 22 May 2019, 0000 UTC; Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre(SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. PSLV-C46 injected RISAT-2B into a orbit of 556 km about 15 minutes and 25 seconds after lift-off.

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Long-delayed Spektr-UV now set for launch in 2025

Submit on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 22:58

The press office of Russia’s State Space Corporation Roskosmos confirmed that the launch of the Spektr-UV observatory [also known as Spektr-UF, Spektr-F and World Space Observatory-Ultraviolet (WSO-UV)] had been scheduled for October 2025.

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Meteor-M satellite delivered to Vostochny spaceport

Submit on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 22:57

The Meteor-M No 2-2 spacecraft has been delivered to the Vostochny spaceport in Russia’s Far East in preparation for the upcoming launch, the press service of the Center for operating ground-based space infrastructure facilities said.

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