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Soyuz-FG returns to flight with Progress launch

November 18th, 2018 by

Rocket: Soyuz-FG; Payload: Progress MS-10 [ISS 71P]; Date: 16 November 2018, 1814 UTC; Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan. Progress MS-10 has arrived at the International Space Station and performed an automated docking to the aft port of the Zvezda Service Module on 18 November, 1928 UTC.

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Antares launches Cygnus vessel to ISS

November 18th, 2018 by

Rocket: Antares 230; Payload: Cygnus [NG-10, CRS 10]; Date: 17 November 2018, 0901 UTC; Launch site: Wallops Flight Facility, USA. The spacecraft, which is carrying carrying about 3,300 kg of vital supplies and scientific equipment, is scheduled to arrive at the ISS on 19 November.

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Delay of the day: Falcon 9/SSO-A

November 18th, 2018 by

The upcoming Falcon 9 rocket launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base has been delayed to give the launch team time to complete more inspections.

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Avio successfully tests M10-methane engine prototype

November 18th, 2018 by

Avio successfully tested the prototype of the new M10 liquid oxygen-methane engine, developed by Avio in partnership with the European Space Agency within the Vega E (Vega Evolution) programme.

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Es’hailsat 2 lofted by Falcon 9

November 15th, 2018 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: Es’hailsat 2; Date: 15 November 2018, 2046 UTC; Launch site: Kennedy Space Center, USA. The satellite was deployed to a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) about 32 minutes after liftoff.

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Es’hailsat 2 lofted by Falcon 9

November 15th, 2018 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: Es’hailsat 2; Date: 15 November 2018, 2046 UTC; Launch site: Kennedy Space Center, USA. The satellite was deployed to a geostationary transfer orbit (GTO) about 32 minutes after liftoff.

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