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Archive for September 29th, 2014

Proton M returns to flight with mystery launch

September 29th, 2014 by

Rocket: Proton M/Briz M; Payload: Luch (Olimp-K?); Date: 27 September 2014, 2023 UTC; Launch site: Baikonur, Kazakhstan. The (rather mysterious) satellite was reportedly delivered directly to geosynchronous orbit.

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Launches of Chinese ‘experimental’ satellites continue

September 29th, 2014 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 2C; Payload: Shijian 11-07; Date: 28 September 2014, 0513 UTC; Launch site: Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, China. The launch was declared a success.

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Sea Launch up for grabs?

September 29th, 2014 by

Sea Launch has denied reports of plans to sell the company to an Israeli company. “We have received no proposals on the Sea Launch purchase,” the company’s CEO Sergey Gugkayev was quoted as saying.

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Sierra Nevada Corporation challenges NASA’s CCtCap contract award

September 29th, 2014 by

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced that it has filed a legal challenge to the award of contracts to Boeing and SpaceX under the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) programme.

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