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Arianespace Ariane 5 to Launch SGDC & Koreasat 7

Image credit & copyright: ESA of the VA233 launch. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 20:31 UTC (16:31 EDT) Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA236. This mission will deliver a dual payload … Continue reading

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ULA & Delta IV to Serve the U.S. Military This Week

Images credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 19:44 EDT (23:44 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), will be launching a Delta IV rocket in its Medium + (5,4) configuration carrying the ninth Wideband … Continue reading

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JAXA H-IIA to Launch IGS Radar 5 for the Japanese Government

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert: Friday, March 17, 2017 at 01:20 UTC (21:20 EDT on the 16th), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch … Continue reading

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SpaceX Echostar XXIII From LC-39A Early Thursday Morning

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. LAUNCH ALERT: Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 01:35 EDT (05:35 UTC), SpaceX will be launching a Falcon 9 Full Thrust (FT) from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) carrying the EchoStar XXIII (23) communication satellite. … Continue reading

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Annular “Ring of Fire” Solar Eclipse Today

Image credit & copyright: Jia-Hao. Today, Sunday, February 26, 2017 the new moon will cross directly in front of the sun and create the first of two solar eclipses (syzygy’s) of 2017.  If you plan to witness one of the … Continue reading

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NROL-79 Kicks off a 3 Launch March for ULA

Image credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). LAUNCH ALERT: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 17:50 UTC (09:50 PST & 12:50 EST) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), will be launching an Atlas V-401 rocket designated (AV-068) for the National Reconnaissance Office … Continue reading

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A Momentous Day, Indeed

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. Live streaming links and mission information below. LAUNCH ALERT: Saturday, February 18 at 10:01 EST (15:01 UTC), SpaceX will make history as a Falcon 9 Full Thrust (FT) rocket will rise from NASA’s legendary Launch … Continue reading

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