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Ariane 5’s 1st Launch of 2019 Coming Up

Images credit & copyright: Arianespace/CNES. Launch Alert! Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 21:01 UTC (16:01 EST) Arianespace will launch their massive Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA247 carrying the HellasSat 4/SaudiGeoSat 1 and GSAT 11 from Launch Site, Ensemble de … Continue reading

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Soyuz to Launch Russian Lotos Spy Satellite

Images credit & copyright: Roscosmos. Launch Alert! Friday, December 2, 2017 at 10:30 UTC (05:30 EST) a Soyuz 2-1B will lift off from Pad 4/Site 43 at Russia’s Plesetsk Cosmodrome carrying the Lotos Spy Satellite. Plesetsk Cosmodrome: Plesetsk Cosmodrome is … 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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JAXA H-IIA to Launch Michibiki 3 Communication Satellite

Image credit & copyright: Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Launch Alert (UPDATE!): Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 01:00 EDT (05:00 UTC), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will be launching the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries H-IIA (H-2A) rocket; Launch Vehicle No. 35 … Continue reading

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Russia’s Vostochny Cosmodrome Ready for Debut

Images Credit & Copyright: JSC/SRC Progress of the first Soyuz at Vostochny Cosmodrome.  See below for all the links you need. LAUNCH ALERT: On Wednesday, April 27 at 02:01 UTC (22:01 EDT on the 26th) a Russian Soyuz 2-1a rocket … Continue reading

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OTV-4 & LightSail 1 Take Flight

Image & Video Credit & Copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA). Late Wednsday morning at 11:05 EDT, a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 501 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral, Space Launch Complex-41 (SLC-41) embarking upon its AFSPC-5 mission which entails … Continue reading

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SpaceX Dragon V2 Prototype Ready for Pad Abort Test

Image Credit & Copyright: SpaceX. The long awaited Pad Abort Test for SpaceX’s Dragon Version 2 (prototype) is scheduled to take place on Wednesday May 6, 2015 at Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), … Continue reading

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