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Archive for July 10th, 2019

Vega launch of FalconEye1 ends in failure

July 10th, 2019 by

UPDATE: A “major anomaly” occurred during the mission that resulted in the loss of the payload. Earlier, Arianespace restarted launch operations for Flight VV15 as weather conditions were improving over the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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Vega launch campaign resumed after weather improvement

July 10th, 2019 by

Arianespace has restarted launch operations for Flight VV15 as weather conditions are improving over the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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1st flight of Russian recoverable rocket stage planned for 2021-2022

July 10th, 2019 by

The first flight of the Russian recoverable stage of the Krylo-SV launch vehicle is scheduled for 2021-2022, Director-General of the Russian Foundation for Advanced Research Projects Andrei Grigoryev was quoted as saying.

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Virgin Orbit completes key rocket test

July 10th, 2019 by

Virgin Orbit has released a rocket from the wing of a modified Boeing 747 jetliner in mid-air in a key test of its high-altitude launch system for satellites, the company said.

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LightSail 2 team to conduct more testing before sail deployment

July 10th, 2019 by

The LightSail 2 mission team has delayed deployment of the spacecraft’s solar sail until at least 21 July 2019 to conduct additional attitude control system testing and potentially update the spacecraft’s flight software.

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Globalstar, Inc. results Q2 2019

July 10th, 2019 by

Globalstar, Inc. announced its financial results for the quarter ending 31 March 2019.

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