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Archive for March 4th, 2020

Delay of the day: GSLV/GISAT-1

March 4th, 2020 by

The launch of GISAT-1 onboard GSLV-F10, planned for 5 March 2020, was postponed due to technical reasons, ISRO said.

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NOAA’s DSCOVR satellite is operating again

March 4th, 2020 by

NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite, which had been offline for about nine months due to a technical glitch, is fully operational again, agency experts said.

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Canadian laser aboard OSIRIS-REx fails

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On 11 February 2020, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft safely executed a flyover of the backup sample collection site Osprey as part of the mission’s activities in orbit around asteroid Bennu. The Canadian OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter (OLA) did not operate as expected during the 11-hour event and has been declared inoperable.

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