It was last launch in 2016 for Arianespace. Today, at 20:30 UTC, Ariane 5 was launched at the begining of 75 minute launch window to deliver to orbit two satellites: JCSAT-15 and Star One-D1. This is another mission of two satellites made by SSL and launched under the fairing of Ariane 5 (first was VA…Read More
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Despite budgetary disruptions, NASA’s plans to study atmospheric carbon dioxide are still set to go ahead with the launch of their Orbiting Carbon Observatory-3 (OCO-3) next year. The OCO-3 was developed from an existing satellite instrument, albeit altered and repurposed to study carbon in the atmosphere while attached to the International Space Station. This satellite launch is the first step Continue Reading...more
National Reconnaissance Office is one of significant customers for ULA. Close cooperation still tightens. United States Air Force is going to sign contract with United Launch Alliance for modification of two rockets. It is known that at stake are Atlas V (421)with four meter long fairing (mainly used for large satellites for example Orion satellite with launch planned on 27th April 2016) and Delta IV Continue Reading...more
Today under supervision of Mission Control Center in Korolev near Moscow, robotic cargo spacecraft Progress-MS performed successful undocking from International Space Station. Undocking was performed at 03:48 GMT from Pirs module nadir berthing port. It was end of mission of Progress MS-01, which docked to International Space Station on December 23, 2015, after two days of space journey. It begun after Continue Reading...more