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Archive for October 26th, 2020

Third GLONASS-K satellite in orbit

October 26th, 2020 by

Rocket: Soyuz-2.1b/Fregat; Payload: GLONASS-K No.15L (Uragan-K No.15L); Date: 25 October 2020, 1908 UTC; Launch site: Plesetsk, Russia. Spacecraft separation into a 19,125 km x 19,150 km x 64.81 degrees orbit occurred a little over three and a half hours after launch.

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Atlas V launch set for 3/4 November

October 26th, 2020 by

The launch of a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 531 carrying the NROL-101 mission for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office is scheduled for 3/4 November 2020.

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Inspiring future space explorers: Q&A with former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin

October 26th, 2020 by

Space.com recently caught up with Melvin to chat about his life, his spaceflight experiences and what he hopes to teach all the youngsters out there.

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SpaceX just launched its 100th successful Falcon rocket flight. Yes, there’s a video.

October 26th, 2020 by

SpaceX just launched its 100th successful mission, and the company put together an action-packed video to mark the milestone.

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Educator-astronaut talks to ‘kids at heart’ for online talk Tuesday

October 26th, 2020 by

Tune in to “The Virtual Astronaut” talk with Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT).

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Water on the moon is more common than we thought, studies reveal

October 26th, 2020 by

The moon has more hidden pockets of water ice than previously thought, NASA’s SOFIA flying observatory reveals.

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