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Archive for January 15th, 2018

Delay of the day: Epsilon-3/ASNARO-2

January 15th, 2018 by

In light of adverse weather predicted for the launch day, JAXA postponed the launch of Epsilon-3, the third Epsilon launch vehicle which encapsulates NEC Small radar satellite “ASNARO-2”, from the JAXA Uchinoura Space Center, to no earlier than 17 January 2018 (UTC).

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ULA NROL-47 mission declared success – next launch: SBIRS GEO 4

January 15th, 2018 by

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch Complex-6 on 12 January at 2211 UTC. Designated NROL-47, the mission is in support of U.S. national defence.

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SES-15 enters commercial service to serve the Americas

January 15th, 2018 by

SES announced that the new SES-15 spacecraft has been operational at the 129 degrees West orbital position since 1 January. As planned, the all-electric satellite took six months to reach its orbital position and to successfully complete its testing.

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