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Electron lofts seven satellites for Spaceflight

June 30th, 2019 by

Rocket: Electron; Payload: seven smallsats; Date: 29 June 2019, 0430 UTC; Launch site: Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand. At approximately 56 minutes after lift-off, the payloads were successfully delivered to their precise individual orbits by Electron’s Kick Stage.

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AEHF-5 scheduled for 17 July 2019

June 30th, 2019 by

The United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the AEHF-5 mission for the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems is now targeted for Wednesday, 17 July 2019 at 1112 UTC, with a two-hour launch window.

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SLS core stage receives 4 RS-25 engines for 1st flight

June 30th, 2019 by

Aerojet Rocketdyne recently delivered four RS-25 engines to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility (MAF) forintegration with the core stage of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) in anticipation of the rocket’s first flight on the Artemis 1 mission.

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TELNET Holding, SPUTNIX and GK Launch to co-operate on smallsats

June 30th, 2019 by

Tunisian company TELNET Holding and Russian companies SPUTNIX and GK Launch Services have signed a trilateral memorandum of understanding under which the parties intend to co-operate in building of smallsat components and entire satellites, their orbiting and deployment of constellations.

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China’s ocean observation satellites put into operation

June 30th, 2019 by

China’s two ocean observation satellites, HY-1C and HY-2B, have completed their in-orbit delivery, according to the Ministry of Natural Resources.

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NASA to send rotorcraft to Saturn moon Titan

June 30th, 2019 by

NASA announced that it has selected Dragonfly, a rotorcraft-lander expedition to Saturn’s large moon Titan as the next mission in its New Frontiers programme.

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