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Ariane 5 to Launch 4 Galileo Navigation Satellites

Image credit & copyright: ESA/Arianespace. LAUNCH ALERT: Tuesday, December 12 2017 at 1836 UTC (13:36 EST) Arianespace will launch their massive heavy lift, Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA240 carrying four Galileo navigation satellites (19, 20, 21 & 22) from … Continue reading

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Heads-Up Jupiter, You Have Company

Illustration credit & copyright: NASA/JPL. Launched on August 5, 2011 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), SLC-41 on an Atlas V 551 Juno, the second of NASA’s New Frontier spacecraft (the first being New Horizons) has been making her … Continue reading

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