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Archive for December 29th, 2018

Chang Zheng 2D lofts 7 satellites in last launch of 2018

December 29th, 2018 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 2D/YZ-3; Payload: Hongyan-1, six Yunhai-2 satellites; Date: 29 December 2018, 0800 UTC; Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China.

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ULA Delta IV Heavy NROL-71 delayed again

December 29th, 2018 by

The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy carrying the NROL-71 mission will launch no earlier than Sunday, 6 January 2019.

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Trouble ahead for Soyuz launches in 2020 – source

December 29th, 2018 by

The preparation and holding of planned launches of the Russian Soyuz-2 rockets at Baikonur Cosmodrome will face technical difficulties in 2020, a source in the aerospace industry was quoted as saying by Sputnik.

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BeiDou navigation system starts global service

December 29th, 2018 by

China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has started to provide global service, according to BDS Spokesperson Ran Chengqi.

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