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Archive for October 17th, 2007

First Double Star satellite deorbited

October 17th, 2007 by

TC-1, one of the two satellites of the CNSA/ESA Double Star mission, was decommissioned after four years in orbit on 14 October, re-entered Earth’s atmosphere and burnt up.

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Chinese moon probe to be launched next week

October 17th, 2007 by

China’s Chang’e 1 moon probe is to be launched between 22 and 25 October, several Chinese state media reported.

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