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Russia launches military comsats

December 2nd, 2018 by

Rocket: Rokot/Briz-KM; Payload: three Rodnik satellites; Date: 29 November 2018, 0227 UTC; Launch site: Plesetsk, Russia. The Briz-KM upper stage together with three military satellites separated from the rocket’s second stage as scheduled at 0233 UTC.

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GSAT-11/GEO-KOMPSAT-2A launch on Ariane 5 approved

December 2nd, 2018 by

Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 flight has been authorised for lift-off on 4 December following a launch readiness review conducted at the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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NASA awards optical telescope assembly for WFIRST

December 2nd, 2018 by

NASA has awarded a contract to Harris Corporation of Rochester, New York, for the Optical Telescope Assembly (OTA) for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission.

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Low-earth orbit satellite project launched in China

December 2nd, 2018 by

China’s first global mobile satellite communication and Internet space project via low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites has been launched in southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality.

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