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First launch of Soyuz 2-1v is last launch of 2013

December 28th, 2013 by

Rocket: Soyuz 2-1v; Payload: AIST, two calibration spheres plus some ballast mass; Date: 28 December 2013, 1234 UTC; Launch site: Plesetsk, Russia. The inaugural mission of the new rocket was a success, its manufacturer TsSKB Progress said.Related Post:NASA Postpones Dawn Spacecraft LaunchMetOp-A Integrated With Upper StageMetop Launch Postponed By High WindBoeing Announces Teams For Ares 1 Upper Stage BidGOCE launch back on trackSMOS and Proba-2 mated with Rokot upper stageProton M with Inmarsat 5F-1 on the launch padBe Smart Enough To Choose A Digital TV PlanZemanta

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GSLV is go for launch

December 28th, 2013 by

ISRO said the Mission Readiness Review (MRR) team and the Launch Authorisation Board (LAB) have cleared the GSLV-D5/GSAT 14 launch at 1158 UTC on 5 January 2014.Related Post:NASA Postpones Dawn Spacecraft LaunchMetOp-A Integrated With Upper StageMetop Launch Postponed By High WindBoeing Announces Teams For Ares 1 Upper Stage BidGOCE launch back on trackSMOS and Proba-2 mated with Rokot upper stageProton M with Inmarsat 5F-1 on the launch padBe Smart Enough To Choose A Digital TV PlanZemanta

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Control of TKSat-1 transferred to Bolivia

December 28th, 2013 by

China Great Wall Industry Corporation said that TKSat-1 has arrived at 87.2 degrees West. The satellite was handed over to Bolivia on 27 December.Related Post:NASA Postpones Dawn Spacecraft LaunchMetOp-A Integrated With Upper StageMetop Launch Postponed By High WindBoeing Announces Teams For Ares 1 Upper Stage BidGOCE launch back on trackSMOS and Proba-2 mated with Rokot upper stageProton M with Inmarsat 5F-1 on the launch padBe Smart Enough To Choose A Digital TV PlanZemanta

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