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Archive for September 19th, 2018

China launches twin BeiDou-3 satellites

September 19th, 2018 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 3b/ZY-1; Payload: Beidou-3M13, Beidou-3M14 [Beidou-37, Beidou-38]; Date: 19 September 2018, 1407 UTC; Launch site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center, China. The satellites were successfully deployed approx. four hours after lift-off.

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New launch date set for KOUNOTORI7

September 19th, 2018 by

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) have updated launch schedule of the H-IIB Launch Vehicle No. 7 (H-IIB F7) which carries aboard the H-II Transfer Vehicle “KOUNOTORI7” (HTV7), the cargo transporter to the International Space Station (ISS).

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Chang Zheng-9 to fly in 2028

September 19th, 2018 by

China plans to launch the heavy-lift carrier rocket Chang Zheng-9 in 2028, an official of China National Space Administration (CNSA) was quoted as saying.

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RemoveDEBRIS space junk net capture success

September 19th, 2018 by

RemoveDEBRIS began its experimental phase of its mission on 16 September with the deployment of the net to capture a deployed target cubesat.

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