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Archive for December 28th, 2015

Last launch of the year (probably)

December 28th, 2015 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 3B/G2; Payload: Gaofen-4 (GF-4); Date: 28 December 2015, 1605 UTC; Launch site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center, China. The geostationary remote sensing satellite was placed in a 205 km x 35,806 km x 23 degrees transfer orbit.

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Old Roskosmos to be dissolved on 1 January

December 28th, 2015 by

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on dissolving the country’s Federal Space Agency in line with the creation of the Roskosmos state corporation. The agency will be dissolved in accordance with a federal law of 13 July 2015.

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