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Second Ariane 5 launch of 2019 successful

June 20th, 2019 by

Rocket: Ariane 5 ECA; Payload: AT&T T-16 [f.k.a. DirecTV 16], Eutelsat 7C; Date: 20 June 2019, 2143 UTC; Launch site: Kourou, French Guiana. For its second launch of the year, Ariane 5 successfully placed the two telecommunications satellites into geostationary transfer orbit (GTO).

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OneWeb launches from Vostochny to start in 2020

June 20th, 2019 by

Russia’s Vostochny space centre in the Far East will start launches under the OneWeb programme in early 2020, Russia’s Center for Operation of Space Ground-Based Infrastructure (TsENKI) said.

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ESA’s new mission to intercept a comet

June 20th, 2019 by

‘Comet Interceptor’ has been selected as ESA’s new fast-class mission in its Cosmic Vision Programme. Comprising three spacecraft, it will be the first to visit a truly pristine comet or other interstellar object that is only just starting its journey into the inner Solar System.

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission breaks another orbit record

June 20th, 2019 by

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft recently performed another significant navigation maneuver–breaking its own world record for the closest orbit of a planetary body by a spacecraft.

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Thales Alenia Space, HEMERIA partner on nano satellite market

June 20th, 2019 by

HEMERIA and Thales Alenia Space have signed a partnership agreement on the nano-satellite market.

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