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19.02.2017 (2 days, 3 hours ago)

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The Dragon SpX-10 cargo capsule has successfully reached orbit.

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

19.02.2017 (2 days, 3 hours ago)

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The Falcon-9 rocket stage on has successfully landed at Cape Canaveral.

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

19.02.2017 (2 days, 4 hours ago)

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A Falcon-9 rocket has lifted off for the 1st time from LC-39A, carrying the Dragon SpX-10 cargo mission towards the ISS.

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

18.02.2017 (2 days, 23 hours ago)

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15.02.2017 (6 days, 12 hours ago)

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An Indian PSLV-XL rocket orbited the record number of 104 satellites on a single flight (Cartosat-2D, INS-1A,B & 101 CubeSats).

PSLV-XL

14.02.2017 (6 days, 19 hours ago)

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The 60th Ariane-5ECA has successfully launched the Sky-Brasil-1/Intelsat-32e and Telkom-3S comsats.

Ariane-5ECA

08.02.2017 (1 week, 6 days ago)

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There are some indications, that the landing of the X-37B OTV-4 mission could happen soon. It has been on orbit since 20 May 2015.

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

28.01.2017 (3 weeks, 3 days ago)

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A Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT rocket has launched the Hispasat 36W-1 comsat into geostationary transfer orbit from Kourou.

Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT

24.01.2017 (4 weeks ago)

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A Japanese H-2A-204 rocket has launched the DSN-2 (Kirameki-2) comsat to serve the Japan Self-Defense Forces.

H-2A-204

23.01.2017 (4 weeks, 1 day ago)

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A Brazilian VSB-30 sounding rocket launched the German MAIUS-1 experiment from ESRANGE, Sweden.

VSB-30

21.01.2017 (1 month ago)

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An Atlas-5(401) rocket has successfully launched the 3rd SBIRS-GEO early warning satellite.

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

16.01.2017 (1 month ago)

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R.I.P., Gene Cernan, the last man on the moon. :-( He flew on Gemini-9, Apollo-10 and Apollo-17.

Eugene Andrew ('Gene') Cernan

16.01.2017 (1 month ago)

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6 CubeSats were deployed from the ISS: 3U: EGG, TuPOD 2U: AOBA-VELOX 3 1U: FREEDOM, ITF 2, Waseda-SAT 3 TuPod contains 2 TubeSats: OSNSAT, Tancredo 1 to be deployed later

TuPOD

14.01.2017 (1 month, 1 week ago)

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The Japanese SS-520-4 rocket launched the 3 kg TRICOM-1 CubeSat. It is the worlds smallest ground-launched orbital rocket. The launch failed

SS-520

14.01.2017 (1 month, 1 week ago)

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SpaceX' Falcon-9 rocket has successfully returned to flight and put 10 Iridium-NEXT satellites into orbit. Stage 1 landed successfully on a drone ship.

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

09.01.2017 (1 month, 1 week ago)

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The 1st Chinese Kuaizhou-1A rocket has successfully launched an video earth observation satellite and two CubeSats from Jiuquan.

Kuaizhou-1A

05.01.2017 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

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China has launched the 1st sat of the year, the TJS-2 geostationary sat, on a CZ-3B rocket from Xichang.

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

04.01.2017 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

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2nd of NASAs new Discovery missions is Psyche, which is to orbit the metallic asteroid Psyche. Launch is planned for 2021.

Psyche (Discovery 14)

04.01.2017 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

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NASA has selected 2 missions for the Discovery program. One is Lucy, a probe to fly by several Jupiter Trojan asteroids. Launch is planned for 2021.

Lucy (Discovery 13)

04.01.2017 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

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NASA has ordered four more Starliner (CST-100) manned missions from Boeing.

Starliner (CST-100)