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22.04.2017 (3 days, 2 hours ago)

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The Cygnus OA-7 (SS John Glenn) cargo mission has been successfully captured by the ISS and berthed.

Cygnus-PCM (enhanced)

22.04.2017 (3 days, 10 hours ago)

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China's 1st unmanned cargo craft Tianzhou-1 has successfully docked with the Tiangong-2 space station.

Tianzhou 1, 2 (TZ 1, 2)

20.04.2017 (5 days, 6 hours ago)

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Soyuz-MS-4 has successfully docked with the ISS after 6 hours of free flight. The crew consists of Fyodor Yurchikhin & Jack Fischer.

Soyuz-MS 1 - 12 (11F732A48)

20.04.2017 (5 days, 8 hours ago)

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Tianzhou-1 is China's 1st unmanned cargo craft to supply space stations. The 13 ton vehicle is based on the Tiangong space station design.

Tianzhou 1, 2 (TZ 1, 2)

20.04.2017 (5 days, 8 hours ago)

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The 2nd CZ-7 rocket has successfully launched the Tianzhou-1 freighter to the Tiangong-2 space station.

CZ-7 (Chang Zheng-7)

20.04.2017 (5 days, 12 hours ago)

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A Soyuz-FG rocket has launched the Soyuz-MS-4 capsule with Fyodor Yurchikhin & Jack Fischer to the ISS.

Soyuz-FG (11A511U-FG)

18.04.2017 (1 week ago)

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An Atlas-V(401) rocket launched the Cygnus OA-7 freighter from Cape Canaveral towards the ISS. Among the cargo are 38 CubeSats, incl. 28 for the QB50 project.

Atlas-5(401) (Atlas-V(401))

12.04.2017 (1 week, 6 days ago)

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A Chinese CZ-3B rocket has launched the experimental SJ-13/ZX-16 comsat.

CZ-3B/G2 (Chang Zheng-3B/G2)

10.04.2017 (2 weeks, 1 day ago)

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Soyuz-MS-2 with Sergey Ryzhikov, Andrey Borisenko and Shane Kimbrough ha safely returned to earth and landed in Kazakhstan.

Soyuz-MS 1 - 12 (11F732A48)

07.04.2017 (2 weeks, 4 days ago)

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A Castor-4B sounding rocket has launched the MAXUS-9 mission from ESRANGE, Sweden.

Castor-4B

04.04.2017 (3 weeks ago)

The first Rocket Lab Electron rocket has been erected on the launch pad at the Mahia peninsula, NZ. Maiden flight in the coming months.

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31.03.2017 (3 weeks, 4 days ago)

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NASA's small EO-1 earth observation satellite has been retired after 17 years in orbit. It was built under the New Millennium Program for a 1 year lifetime.

EO 1

31.03.2017 (3 weeks, 4 days ago)

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Todays SpaceX Falcon-9 launch was also the first recovery of the payload fairing.

Falcon-9 v1.2 (Falcon-9FT)

30.03.2017 (3 weeks, 4 days ago)

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Todays flight of a reused Falcon-9 booster successfully orbited the 5.3 ton SES-10 comsat.

SES 10

30.03.2017 (3 weeks, 4 days ago)

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The 1st reused SpaceX Falcon-9 stage was launched today with SES-10. Stage 1 again landed successfully.

Falcon-9 v1.2 (Falcon-9FT)

25.03.2017 (1 month ago)

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Today, USAF's secretive X-37B OTV-4 mission tied the duration record of 675 days of the OTV-3 mission. No sign of an imminent end of mission.

X-37B OTV 1, 2, 3, 4

19.03.2017 (1 month, 1 week ago)

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Dragon CRS-10 (SpX-10) has successfully landed with a splashdown off the coast of California.

Dragon C2, CRS-1,... CRS-20 (SpX 1,... 20)

19.03.2017 (1 month, 1 week ago)

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Dragon CRS-10 (SpX-10) has departed the ISS and is heading towards a landing off the coast of California.

Dragon C2, CRS-1,... CRS-20 (SpX 1,... 20)

19.03.2017 (1 month, 1 week ago)

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The WGS-9 (Wideband Global Satcom) military comsat is funded by Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and New Zealand to get them global access to the US WGS satellite system.

WGS 8, 9, 10 (WGS Block 2 Follow-On)

19.03.2017 (1 month, 1 week ago)

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A Delta-4M+(5,4) rocket launched the WGS-9 military comsat funded by Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and New Zealand.

Delta-4M+(5,4) (upg.) (Delta-IVM+(5,4) (upg.))