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06.08.2019 (1 week, 4 days ago)

An Arianespace Ariane-5ECA has successfully orbited the Intelsat-39 comsat and the EDRS-C/HYLAS-3 laser relay and Ka-band comsat.

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05.08.2019 (1 week, 5 days ago)

A Russian Proton-M Briz-M has lifted off on a multi-hour mission to put the 4th Blagovest military comsat into geostationary orbit.

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30.07.2019 (2 weeks, 5 days ago)

OrbitBeyond, who won in May a NASA contract for their uncrewed lunar lander Z-01, has cancelled the contract, as "as internal corporate challenges will prevent it from carrying out a task"

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30.07.2019 (2 weeks, 5 days ago)

A Russian Soyuz-2-1a Fregat-M rocket lifted off from Plesetsk to put the Meridian 8 communications satellite into a highly elliptical Molniya-type orbit.

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26.07.2019 (3 weeks, 2 days ago)

SpaceX' Starship Hopper has performed its first short hop at Boca Chica, Texas.

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26.07.2019 (3 weeks, 2 days ago)

A Chinese CZ-2C rocket has launched a triplet of Yaogan satellites. The rocket was modified to carry Falcon-9 style reentry grid fins.

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26.07.2019 (3 weeks, 2 days ago)

A SpaceX Falcon-9 has launched The Dragon CRS-18 cargo mission to the ISS, carrying the IDA-3 docking adapter. Stage 1 was successfully recovered.

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25.07.2019 (3 weeks, 3 days ago)

The privately developed Chinese Hyperbola-1 (Shian Quxian-1) small launch vehicle has successfully launched to orbit on its maiden flight. Reportedly it carried 7 payloads (unclear if all were separable satellites).

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22.07.2019 (3 weeks, 5 days ago)

ISRO has successfully launched the Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission, consisting of an orbiter, a lander and a rover on a GSLV Mk3 rocket.

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19.07.2019 (4 weeks, 1 day ago)

The Chinese space laboratory Tiangong-2 has been deorbited over the south Pacific and likely mostly burned up in the atmosphere.

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13.07.2019 (1 month ago)

The Russian / German Spektr-XG X-ray and Gamm-ray observatory has successfully seperated from the launch vehicle and is now on the way to the L-2 halo orbit.

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13.07.2019 (1 month ago)

After 6 years of delays, a Russian Proton-M Blok-DM-03 rocket has lifted off with the Spektr-RG X-ray and Gamma-ray observatory, which is to operate at the sun-earth L-2 halo orbit.

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11.07.2019 (1 month, 1 week ago)

The launch of Arianespace's Vega rocket on mission VV-15 to put the UAE spy sat FalconEye-1 into orbit has failed to reach orbit. The malfunction happened shortly after ignition of stage 2.

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11.07.2019 (1 month, 1 week ago)

A previously unannounced Soyuz-2-1v Volga rocket has orbited four unidentified payloads from Plesetsk.

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06.07.2019 (1 month, 1 week ago)

A Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M launched from Vostochny has successfully orbited the Meteor-M 2-2 satellite and 32 small satellites.

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02.07.2019 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

A Northrop Grumman built ATB rocket (based on a Peacekeeper stage 1 motor) has launched an @NASA_Orion boilerplate to test the launch abort rocket system. It worked as planned and the capsule was intentionally not recovered.

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29.06.2019 (1 month, 2 weeks ago)

The 7th Rocket Lab Electron has orbited 7 payloads (BlackSky Global-3, two Prometheus-2, two SpaceBEEs, ACRUX-1 and one unannounced payload). Can anyone provide information on the 7th unknown payload?

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25.06.2019 (1 month, 3 weeks ago)

A SpaceX Falcon-Heavy rocket has launched the 24 STP-2 payloads. The boosters were recovered on land, the core failed on landing on the drone ship. First successful catch of a fairing half.

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20.06.2019 (1 month, 4 weeks ago)

An Arianespace Ariane-5ECA launcher has put the AT&T T-16 and the Eutelsat-7C communications satellites into a geostationary transfer orbit.

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12.06.2019 (2 months ago)

A SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket has orbited three Candian Radarsat Constellation satellites. Stage 1 of the launch vehicle landed safely close to the launch pad at Vandenberg.

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