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China’s Massive Long March 5 to Embark on its Second Flight

Images credit & copyright:Xinhua. Launch Alert! Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 07:20 EDT (11:20 UTC) China’s massive heavy lift rocket, the Long March 5 will embark upon its second flight, launching from Launch Complex 1 (LC-1) at the Wenchang Satellite … Continue reading

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SpaceX to Break Their Annual Launch Record With Intelsat 35e

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. LAUNCH ALERT: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at 19:35 EDT (23:35 UTC), a SpaceX Falcon 9 (B1037.1) will rise from Kennedy Space Center’s legendary Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) to deliver the Intelsat 35e communication satellite into … Continue reading

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Arianespace Ariane 5 Dual Payload Launch

Image credit & copyright: ESA/Arianespace. LAUNCH ALERT: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 20:59 UTC (16:59 EDT) Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA238. This mission will deliver a dual payload of Inmarsat S-band/Hellas-Sat 3 … Continue reading

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India’s PSLV-C38 Mission/Cartosat2E Launch

Image credit & copyright: India Space Research Organization (ISRO). Live streaming links below (hopefully). LAUNCH ALERT! Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 23:59 EDT (03:59 UTC on the 23rd), the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will be launching a Polar Satellite … Continue reading

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SpaceX Iridium NEXT 11-20 Launch From CA

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX & Iridium Corp. LAUNCH ALERT: How about two launches in a weekend and three in one month from SpaceX from two different coasts?! Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 13:25 PDT (16:25 EDT & 20:25 UTC), … Continue reading

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SpaceX BulgariaSat 1 & Booster Re-Flight

Images credit & copyright: SpaceX. LAUNCH ALERT: Friday, June 23, 2017 at 14:10 EDT (18:10 UTC), a SpaceX Falcon 9 (B1029.2) will rise from Kennedy Space Center’s legendary Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) to deliver the BulgariaSat 1 communication satellite into … Continue reading

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China’s Long March 2D to Launch the HXMT X-ray All-Sky Survey

Images credit & copyright: Xinhua. Launch Alert! Friday, June 16, 2017 at 09:20 UTC (05:20 EDT) a Chinese Long March 2D rocket, also known as Chang Zheng-2D or CZ-2D will lift off from China’s Jiquan Satellite Launch Center, carrying the … Continue reading

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