Monthly Archives: September 2017

Mighty Atlas to Launch NROL-52 from FL for the NRO

Images credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 03:31 EDT (07:31 UTC) a United Launch Alliance (ULA), Atlas V-421 rocket designated (AV-075) will lift off from Space Launch Complex-41 (SLC-41) at the Cape … Continue reading

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Soyuz to Launch Russian Glonass M (752) Navigation Satellite

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos. Unsure of life streaming availability. Launch Alert! Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 20:02 EDT (00:02 UTC on the 22nd) a Russian Soyuz 2.1b rocket will deliver a Russian government Glonass M (52) navigation satellite built by … Continue reading

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Mighty Atlas to Launch NROL-42 from CA for the NRO

Images credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 22:30 PDT (01:30 EDT & 05:38 UTC on the 24th) a United Launch Alliance (ULA), Atlas V-541 rocket designated (AV-072) will lift off from Space Launch … Continue reading

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Expedition 53/54 Crew Ready for Launch Today

Image credit & copyright: RSC Energia. Launch Alert! Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 17:17 EDT (21:17 UTC) a Soyuz-FG rocket; MS-06 (ISS 52S or Soyuz 54) will be lifting off from Launch Pad 1/Launcher 5 (LC 1/5) at the legendary Baikonur … Continue reading

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ILS Proton to Launch Amazonas 5

Image credit & copyright: Roscosmos/ESA. Launch Alert! Monday, September 11, 2017 at 19:23 UTC (15:23 EDT) an International Launch Services (ILS) Proton-M rocket will be launching from Launch Pad 39, Launch Complex 200 at the legendary Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan to … Continue reading

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Falcon 9 to Launch the Secret U.S.A.F. X-37B (OTV-5)

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live streaming links and mission information at the bottom. Check back for updates. LAUNCH ALERT! Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 09:50 EDT (13:50 UTC), a SpaceX Falcon 9 (core 1040.1) will rise from NASA’s legendary … Continue reading

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Ariane 5; Intelsat 37E & BSAT 4a Dual Payload Launch

Image credit & copyright: ESA/Arianespace. LAUNCH ALERT: UPDATE: Due to the pad abort at launch, reschedule date for this mission is unclear though planned for late-September.  I’ll re-post with times when applicable. 2017 at NA UTC (NA EDT) Arianespace will … Continue reading

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