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Delta IV launches classified payload

June 12th, 2016 by

Rocket: Delta IV Heavy; Payload: NRO-37; Date: 11 June 2016, 1711 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA.

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China launches 23rd navigation satellite

June 12th, 2016 by

Rocket: Chang Zheng 3C; Payload: BeiDou-2 G7; Date: 12 June 2016, 1530 UTC; Launch site: Xichang Satellite Launch Center, China. The navigation satellite was catalogued in a 219 x 34,574 km x 19.3 degrees geostationary transfer orbit.

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Update: Happy end for Intelsat 31 launch

June 12th, 2016 by

According to International Launch Services, the Briz M upper stage achieved a precise injection orbit of 3,428 x 64,964 km inclined 29.53 degrees, within 1.1 m/s of target, during the recent Intelsat 31 mission.

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