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Soyuz-2 • FM08/FM09

Next two satellites from Galileo program are going to be launched with ARIANESPACE rocket (SOYUZ-2 is specially optimized SOYUZ-ST with flight termination system and a modified telemetry system) from Guiana. It will let Galileo program to reach pursued goal to place thirty satellites on earth orbit. This way Gallileo constellation of satellites become largest in…
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PSLV • TeLEOS 1

India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), flying on the PSLV-C29 mission in the PSLV-CA configuration, will launch the TeLEOS 1 is Singapore's first commercial Near Equatorial Orbit (NEqO) Earth Observation satellite. It is built by ST Electronics (Satellite Systems).  On the board will be also 5 other satelites.    
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Soyuz-FG • Soyuz TMA-19M

SOYUZ FG rocket will be launched with SOYUZ TMA-19M to ISS. It is planned expedition with two astronauts: Tim Kopra (USA) and Timothy Peake (GB) and cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko (RUS). For Malenchenko it will be some kind of anniversary – his first flight was on first generation TMA-19 twenty years ago.
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Proton-M • Garpun

A Russian government Proton rocket with a Breeze M upper stage will take to an orbit the Garpun communications satellite for Russian Ministry of Defense. Delayed from May 19. UPDATE: Launch is delayed, new launch date is 13rd December 2015 00:17 GMT.
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Zenit-3F • Elektro-L 2

The Zenit-3F is an expendable carrier rocket. It is a member of the Zenit family of rockets, which were designed by the Yuzhnoye Design Office of Ukraine. Elektro-L is a Russian geostationary meteorological satellite it also features receivers for the SARSAT-COSPAS emergency call system.
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Atlas V • OA-4

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, also known as AV-061, will launch the fifth Orbital Sciences Cygnus cargo freighter on its fourth operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. The mission codename is OA-4. The rocket will fly in the 401 vehicle configuration with a four-meter fairing, no solid rocket boosters and a single-engine…
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Soyuz 2-1V • Kanopus-ST

KANOPUS-ST, earth observation satellite launch was planned for Summer 2015. Due the delay, carrying rocket was changed from KOSMOS-3M (actually retired) to SOYUZ-2-1V.
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Vega • Lisa Pathfinder

ESA planned launch of LISA PATHFINDER from Guiana in flight VVA06 with VEGA rocket. LISA is test mission for ESA’s technology allowing to detect gravitational waves in the range of 0.1mHz to 1Hz, which is crucial for net steps in research of gravity waves.
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H-IIA • Telstar-12V

JAXA is going to launch in first commercial mission HII-A rocket in upgraded version F29. The payload will be broadcast and telecommunication satellite TELSTAR 12V operated by Telesat Canada Ltd. Telesat is going to update TELSTAR 12 satellites to version 12V to provide better coverage for Brazil and East Africa.
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Long March 3B • LaoSat-1

Laos is getting close to date of launch of their first satellite. Designed under contract between Laos and China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), LaoSat-1 communications satellite will be put into orbit at 128.5° East. Based on DFH-4 bus, with weight up to 5200 kg, operational life of 15 years and 22 transponders (14 for C band and 8 Ku band) will…
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