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Archive for April 25th, 2016

Soyuz lifts off from French Guiana after three delays

April 25th, 2016 by

Rocket: Soyuz 2-1.a/Fregat; Payload: Sentinel-1B, Microscope, three cubesats; Date: 25 April 2016, 2102 UTC; Launch site: Sinnamary, French Guiana. The main payload, Sentinel-1B, separated from the upper stage after approx. 24 minutes as planned. Deployment of the other payloads was expected several hours into the flight (too late for this issue).

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First rocket ready for launch at Russia’s Vostochny spaceport

April 25th, 2016 by

A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket has been installed at Russia’s new Vostochny Cosmodrome’s launch site ahead of its first space launch, Russia’s Federal Space Agency Roskosmos said in a statement.

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GLONASS-M satellite readies for launch

April 25th, 2016 by

The next in a series of GLONASS-M navigation satellites designed and built by Information Satellite Systems – Reshetnev Company has been delivered to the Plesetsk cosmodrome.

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Kepler spacecraft recovered and returned to the K2 Mission

April 25th, 2016 by

The Kepler spacecraft has been recovered and it is back on the job as the K2 mission searching for exoplanets – planets beyond our solar system.

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Frequency Electronics Inc. awarded major satellite payload contract

April 25th, 2016 by

Frequency Electronics, Inc. has been awarded an approximately US$15 million contract to supply multi-frequency timing systems for a US/DOD satellite programme.

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