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Archive for January 17th, 2019

Delay of the day: Epsilon-4/Innovative Satellite Technology Demonstration-1

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Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has postponed the schedule of the fourth Epsilon Launch Vehicle (Epsilon-4) with aboard the Innovative Satellite Technology Demonstration-1 from the JAXA Uchinoura Space Center.

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ISRO to launch Kalamsat, Microsat on PSLV-C44 on 24 January

January 17th, 2019 by

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch an imaging satellite Microsat-R along with a student payload ‘Kalamsat’ from its spaceport in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, on 24 January at 1808 UTC.

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Adapter for Eutelsat/MEV launch returns to Russia

January 17th, 2019 by

Khrunichev Space Center said it continues its preparations to launch the Eutelsat 5 West B and MEV-1 spacecraft using a Proton M rocket equipped with a Briz M upper stage.

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Hubble’s Wide Field Camera 3 recovered, collecting science data

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The Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3 was brought back to full operational status and completed its first science observations on 17 January. The instrument autonomously shut down on 8 January after internal data erroneously indicated invalid voltage levels.

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Efforts to regain contact with Spektr-R continue

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Specialists will try once again to regain control over Spektr-R radio telescope on 21 January when the distance to the spacecraft will be minimal, said Alexander Bloshenko, science advisor to Roskosmos chief Rogozin.

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