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Archive for May 5th, 2019

Dragon cargo vessel launched to ISS

May 5th, 2019 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: CRS-17; Date: 4 May 2019, =648 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. Dragon separated from Falcon 9’s second stage about 9 minutes after lift-off and will attach to the space station on Monday, May 6.

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Rocket Lab launches three research satellites for U.S. Air Force

May 5th, 2019 by

Rocket: Electron; Payload: STP-27RD mission; Date: 5 May 2019, 0600 UTC; Launch site: Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand. Approximately 54 minutes after lift-off, the Electron launch vehicle’s Kick Stage successfully deployed the three payloads to their designated orbits.

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