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Archive for October 23rd, 2014

Chinese re-entry test mission takes off

October 23rd, 2014 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 3C/G2; Payload: Chang’e 5-T1, 4M; Dare: 23 October 2014, 1759 UTC; Launch site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center, China. The Chang’e 5-T1 test spacecraft is due to make a lunar flyby before returning to Earth in eight days’ time.

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New launch date for Orbital resupply mission to space station

October 23rd, 2014 by

Orbital Sciences Corp. will launch its next mission to resupply the International Space Station on Monday, 27 October.

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Latest Proton launch only partially successful?

October 23rd, 2014 by

New reports suggest that the recent launch of Ekspress AM6 aboard a Proton M/Briz M was not as successful as officially announced, and that the achieved orbit was below specifications. However, the satellite is still expected to be able to reach its final orbit.

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