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Archive for September 30th, 2016

U.S. Air Force releases final STP-3 launch services RFP

September 30th, 2016 by

The U.S. Air Force released a Request for Proposal for an Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Launch Service supporting the Space Test Program (STP) 3 mission scheduled to launch in June 2019.

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RemoveDebris mission confirms launch in 2017 using the ISS

September 30th, 2016 by

Surrey Space Centre and NanoRacks announced the RemoveDebris mission will be deployed into low-Earth orbit from the International Space Station (ISS) using the NanoRacks Kaber Satellite Deployment System (Kaber).

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Rosetta ends its mission by slowly crash landing on a comet

September 30th, 2016 by

ESA’s Rosetta mission has concluded as planned, with the controlled impact onto the comet it had been investigating for more than two years. Confirmation of the end of the mission arrived at ESA’s control centre in Darmstadt, Germany at 11:19 UTC with the loss of Rosetta’s signal upon impact.

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Sky Muster II, GSAT-18 pre-launch details

September 30th, 2016 by

Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 flight has been authorised for lift-off on 4 October following a launch readiness review, which was conducted at the Spaceport in French Guiana.

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