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Archive for January 20th, 2019

JAXA launches 4th Epsilon

January 20th, 2019 by

Rocket: Epsilon-4; Payload: Innovative Satellite Technology Demonstration-1; Date: 18 January 2019, 0050 UTC; Launch site: Uchinoura Space Center, Japan. The launch and flight of Epsilon-4 occurred nominally. All seven satellites separated from the launch vehicle successfully.

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Delta IV Heavy lofts classified payload into unusual orbit

January 20th, 2019 by

Rocket: Delta IV Heavy; Payload: NROL-71; Date: 19 January 2019, 1910 UTC; Launch site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA. The classified payload was delivered into an unusual low-Earth orbit with an inclination of approx. 74 degrees.

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Delta IV Heavy lofts classifies payload into unusual orbit

January 20th, 2019 by

Rocket: Delta IV Heavy; Payload: NROL-71; Date: 19 January 2019, 1910 UTC; Launch site: Vandenberg Air Force Base, USA. The classified payload was delivered into an unusual low-Earth orbit with an inclination of approx. 74 degrees.

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