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Falcon 9 launches CRS-16 mission to ISS

December 5th, 2018 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: CRS-16; Date: 5 December 2018, 1816 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. The CRS cargo vessel successfully made it to orbit, which was the primary goal of the launch. However, the rocket’s first stage missed its goal of securing an upright landing on solid ground at Cape Canaveral’s Landing Zone 1.

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Rocket Lab prepares to launch CubeSat mission for NASA

December 5th, 2018 by

US small satellite launch company Rocket Lab is gearing up for the company’s third orbital launch of the year, the Educational Launch of Nanosatellites (ELaNa)-19 mission for NASA.

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TAS co-operates with Korean companies on radar satellite project

December 5th, 2018 by

Thales Alenia Spac announced that it has signed two contracts with Korea, one with Aerospace Industries, LTD. (KAI) and one with Hanwha Systems Corporation (HSC) to develop a constellation of high-resolution observation radar satellites for the Agency for Defence Development (ADD), known as Korea “425 Project.”

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Millennium Space Systems completes ALTAIR Pathfinder mission

December 5th, 2018 by

Millennium Space Systems completed the final phase of its ALTAIR Pathfinder satellite mission on 17 November.

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