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Yaogan satellite launch successful

November 27th, 2015 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 4C; Payload: Yaogan 29 (YG 29); Date: 26 November 2015, 2124 UTC. The remote sensing satellite was placed into a 615 km x 619 km x 97.8 degrees sun-synchronous orbit.

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Elektro-L 2 launch date set

November 27th, 2015 by

Roskosmos has set the launch date of what appears to be the last Russian-Ukrainian launch vehicle in the Zenit family of launch systems.

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WRC-15 results from the satellite industry’s perspective

November 27th, 2015 by

The Satellite Spectrum Initiative, which was formed by stakeholders in the satellite industry, has summed up some key decisions made during World Radiocommunication Conference 2015.

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