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Archive for September, 2020

Delay of the day: Delta IV Heavy/NROL-44

September 30th, 2020 by

United Launch Alliance scrubbed the launch of a spy satellite for the U.S. Department of Defense for the second time this week due to weather-related complications.

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NOAA’S GOES-T satellite undergoing testing

September 30th, 2020 by

GOES-T, the third satellite in NOAA’s GOES-R Series, is fully assembled and beginning a set of rigorous tests. The testing is taking place at Lockheed Martin Corporation’s Littleton, Colorado, facility, where the spacecraft was built.

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US military eyes nuclear thermal rocket for missions in Earth-moon space

September 30th, 2020 by

DARPA just awarded a $14 million task order that will support a program called Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations.

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SpaceX’s next astronaut flight for NASA to include heat shield tweak and more

September 30th, 2020 by

SpaceX and NASA are preparing for the first full-fledged crew flight to the International Space Station, which will look similar — but not identical — to the crewed test flight this summer.

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Japan’s asteroid sample-return spacecraft Hayabusa2 gets extended mission

September 30th, 2020 by

The spacecraft will drop off its precious parcels and then swing back out into space towards another rocky destination.

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Watch live @11:54 pm ET: Delta IV Heavy rocket launching spy satellite

September 30th, 2020 by

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket will launch a classified spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office Wednesday night (Sept. 30).

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