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Soyuz-2.1a • Progress MS-08

The 69th flight of Progress cargo spacecraft will begin with 48 h delay probably on February 14th, 2018. Vehicle will dock to Zvezda module with 2450 kg of cargo and supplies.
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Long March 3B • Beidou

A Chinese Long March 3B equipped with Yuanzheng upper stage will deliver to Medium Earth Orbit two satellites supporting Beidou navigation system Medium Earth Orbit.
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Falcon 9 HEAVY • Test mission

FALCON-9 test flight with Merlin-1d engines. SpaceX is going to upgrade FALCON HEAVY rocket with Merlin 1d engines, different propellant mix and thrust structure. Probably due the reusable technology which was adopted in FALCON HEAVY and forced reducing payload weight, SpaceX will try to increase payload capacity with stronger engines.
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SS-520-4 • TRICOM-1R

Second launch of SS-520-4 rocket in 2017 after first attempt in January 2017. SS-520-4 is fin stabilized rocket, version of SS-520 with third stage. It is utilizing spinning as method of stabilization; with length of 9.65 m (SS-520) and diameter of 520 mm it weighs over 2600 kg. Payload capacity is 140 kg. Rocket was launched…
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Long March 2D • CSES-1

A result of cooperation between Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA) and the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) will be mission of CSES-1 satellite. CSES stays for Chinese Seismic-Electromagnetic Satellite, and it was designed, under agreement signed on 2013, basing on Chinese CAST2000 platform.  Italian contribution in mission is High Energy Particle Detector (HEPD). In spite of HEPD on CSES-1 board…
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Soyuz-2.1a • Kanopus-V3 & V4

Soyuz 2-1a rocket  with Fregat upper stage will deliver to orbit two observation satellites: Kanopus-V3 and Kanopus-V4, another duo from constellation of 6. Last pair will be launched in 2018. Satellites will monitor weather, natural resources, help in urban planning and mapping.
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Falcon-9 FT • SES-16/GovSat-1

This time from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral SpaceX will launch Flacon-9 FT with double payload under the fairing. SES-16 communications satellite will be delivered to orbit under the contract signed with SES. Launch of GovSat-1 communications satellite was contracted fot  LuxGovSat. It is a joint venture between SES and the government of Luxembourg. Both satellites…
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Ariane 5 • SES-14 & Al Yah-3

Ariane 5 will deliver to orbit two satellites in first mission in first Arianespace in 2018. SES-14 was contracted for Luxembourg SES company, Al Yah-3 is communications satellite which will cover with its range Africa and Brazil. It was built by Orbital ATK for Al Yah Satellite Communications Company.
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Atlas V • SBIRS GEO-4

Atlas V will be launched to orbit from SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Payload will be fourth early warning satellite for U.S. military.
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