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21.11.2017 (7 hours, 12 minutes ago)

The 2nd Chinese CZ-6 rocket has launched three Jilin-1 earth observation satellites into orbit.

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21.11.2017 (17 hours, 12 minutes ago)

The ISS today deployed three shoebox-sized 6U-Cubesats: ASTERIA space telescope Dellingr for magnetospheric research EcAMSat for life science

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18.11.2017 (3 days, 4 hours ago)

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18.11.2017 (3 days, 4 hours ago)

The penultimate Delta-2 rocket has orbited the JPSS-1 weather satellite and 5 CubeSats from Vandenberg AFB.

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14.11.2017 (6 days, 19 hours ago)

A Chinese CZ-4C rocket successfully orbited the FY-3D met sat and the HEAD-1 maritime traffic monitoring sat.

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14.11.2017 (1 week ago)

The Cygnus OA-8 'SS Gene Cernan' cargo vehicle has been captured by the ISS and will then be berthed. It carries 3229 kg of cargo and 16 CubeSats.

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12.11.2017 (1 week, 2 days ago)

SNC performed successful glide flight of the Dream Chaser.

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12.11.2017 (1 week, 2 days ago)

An OrbitalATK Antares-230 rocket launched the Cygnus OA8 cargo mission towards the ISS. On board are also 14 CubeSats. The rocket is powered by 2 Russian RD-181 engines on the Ukrainian built stage 1. Stage 2 is a solid-fuel Castor-30XL motor.

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09.11.2017 (1 week, 4 days ago)

50 years ago, the giant Saturn-V was launched on its maiden flight to earth orbit. Saturn-V is still the tallest and heaviest rocket ever flown.

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08.11.2017 (1 week, 6 days ago)

An Arianespace Vega rocket has launched the Moroccan Mohammed-VI A reconnaissance satellite.

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06.11.2017 (2 weeks, 1 day ago)

A Chinese CZ-3B rocket with YZ-1 upperstage launched a pair of 3rd gen Beidou navsats into medium Earth orbit.

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31.10.2017 (2 weeks, 6 days ago)

An OrbitalATK Minotaur-C-XL-3210 (formerly Taurus-3210) launched 6 SkySat and 4 Dove earth obs sats for Planet.

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31.10.2017 (2 weeks, 6 days ago)

The somewhat secretive Moroccan earth obs sat to be launched on Vega VV-11 is now named Mohammed VI-A

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30.10.2017 (3 weeks ago)

A SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket has launched the KoreaSat-5A geostationary comsat. Stage 1 landed successfully on a drone ship.

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24.10.2017 (4 weeks ago)

The US Army's 50 kg Kestrel Eye 2M imaging satellite was deployed from the ISS via NanoRacks Kaber deployer. It is the largest satellite so far deployed from the ISS.

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15.10.2017 (1 month, 1 week ago)

An Atlas-5-421 rocket has launched a secret NRO payload, most likely a geostationary Quasar (SDS) type data relay satellite.

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13.10.2017 (1 month, 1 week ago)

ESA's Sentinel-5p atmospheric monitoring sat has been launched by a Rokot-KM booster from Plesetsk.

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11.10.2017 (1 month, 1 week ago)

The EchoStar 105/SES 11 comsat was successfully deployed into a supersynchronous transfer orbit.

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11.10.2017 (1 month, 1 week ago)

A SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket launched with the Echostar-105/SES-11 comsat using a reused stage 1, which again landed successfully.

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03.10.2017 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

60 years ago, Sputnik-1 was launched into orbit, to herald the age of spaceflight.

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