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Archive for June 22nd, 2016

India’s PSLV launches Cartosat-2C and 19 co-passengers

June 22nd, 2016 by

Rocket: PSLV-C34; Payload: Cartosat-2C, 19 co-passenger satellites, one of them carrying a subsatellite; Date: 22 June 2016, 0356 UTC; Launch site: Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India. The payload was successfully deployed into a 505 km polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO).

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Next SpaceX cargo launch no earlier than 18 July

June 22nd, 2016 by

The next SpaceX commercial cargo resupply services mission for NASA to the International Space Station now is targeted for launch no earlier than 0445 UTC on 18 July.

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Chang Zheng 7 maiden launch next week

June 22nd, 2016 by

China plans to launch its new generation Chang Zheng-7 carrier rocket between 25 and 29 June (local time) from a new launch centre in south China, according to the manned space engineering office.

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Orbital ATK completes 2nd cargo resupply mission of 2016

June 22nd, 2016 by

Orbital ATK, Inc. announced the successful completion of its second cargo delivery mission in 2016 to the International Space Station under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services-1 (CRS-1) contract.

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Sentinel-1 satellites combine radar vision

June 22nd, 2016 by

The twin Sentinel-1 satellites have – for the first time – combined to show their capability for revealing even small deformations in Earth’s surface.

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WorldView-1 completes shift to afternoon orbit

June 22nd, 2016 by

DigitalGlobe, Inc. announced its WorldView-1 satellite has completed a planned 18-month-long transition from a morning orbit to an afternoon orbit, improving customers’ ability to detect, see, and understand change that occurs on our planet within a single day.

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