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USSF-8 launch set for 21 January

January 20th, 2022 by

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket is in final preparations to launch the USSF-8 mission for the U.S. Space Force’s Space Systems Command.

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Qualification testing of VIKAS Engine for Gaganyaan Programme

January 20th, 2022 by

The High Thrust VIKAS Engine for ISRO’s Gaganyaan programme has successfully undergone qualification test for a duration of 25 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC), Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu.

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Next Electron launch set for 4 February

January 19th, 2022 by

Rocket Lab USA, Inc, announced the launch window for its first Electron mission in 2022, a dedicated mission for BlackSky through launch services provider Spaceflight Inc.

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SpaceX launches 2,000th Starlink satellite

January 19th, 2022 by

Rocket: Falcon 9; Payload: 49 Starlink satellites (Starlink 4-6); Date: 19 January 2022, 0202 UTC; Launch site: Kennedy Space Center, USA.

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ICEYE launches first U.S. built spacecraft

January 16th, 2022 by

ICEYE has successfully launched two new SAR satellites into orbit. The launch included the first satellite built, licensed and operated by ICEYE US. Both satellites were launched on the SpaceX Transporter 3 smallsat rideshare mission with Exolaunch from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Ukrainian EO satellite launched aboard Falcon 9

January 16th, 2022 by

Among the payloads of the Falcon 9 Transporter 3 launch was the Ukrainian Sich-2-30 satellite for Earth remote sensing.

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