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XCOR Aerospace has filed its financials with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court

Company which planned to built own space plane called Lynx to start competition with Sierra Nevada Dream Chaser bankrupted. XCOR was present on the market since 1999 and well known due the creating EZ-Rocket plane. It was first privately built and operated rocket plane in the history, which performed maiden flight in 2001. Two years later,…
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Date of first launches of Angara from Vostochny Cosmodrome unveiled

As it is widely known, Roscosmos have had number of problems with finishing launch sites for Angara at their Vostochny Cosmodrome. According to TASS it seems that for the first launches of Angara from latest and most modern cosmodrome in Russia we will wait little longer then it was previously expected. First regular launches of…
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Another espionage trio launched from China

Last Friday, November 24, 2017, China launched their Long March 2C rocket with three Yaogan-30 class satellites under the payload fairing. Yaogan 30-02-01, Yaogan 30-02-02 and Yaogan 30-02-03 were launched on last Friday form Xichang SLC from LC3 launch complex placed in Sichuan province. Three satellites designed by Chinese Academy of Sciences were lofted by Long March…
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Five satellites deployed from International Space Station

Yesterday, on November 21, 2017, crew members of International Space Station managed to deploy from NanoRacks deploying device three 3x2U Cubesat satellites.  These satellites are largest ever deployed form NanoRacks. These were deployed from NanoRacks Doublewide Deployers able to push from the Station larger Cubesats. Successful releasing large Cubesats confirms that Company is able to offer services…
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Jilin-1 spacecrafts lofted by Long March 6

Chinese space agency CNSA managed to deliver to orbit three Jilin-1 spacecrafts today. Launch was performed at 04:50 UTC from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center. Satellites were developed in the Jilin province authorities for natural resources monitoring, general observation and natural disaster relief. Jilin constellation is also first commercial Chinese project covering launching number of remote sensing…
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Delta-2 and Flacon-9 catch another days of delay

Two reputable launch service providers are still suffering for minor problems with launching their vehicles what resultsg with another days of delay. United Launch Alliance with their Delta-2 rocket should deliver JPSS-1 weather satellite for NOAA on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Unfortunately this time rocket was not launched again. Strong winds at SLC-2W at Vandenberg…
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Telesat delivered to Vostochny Cosmodrome

Built by SSL Telesat small satellite was delivered to Vostochny Cosmodrome in Eastern Russia on November 8, 2017. Satellite is small communications spacecraft built by SSL subsidiary Maxar Technologies. It will be placed on by Soyuz-2 rocket during launch planned for end of November 2017. Spacecraft will be placed on LEO orbit and will extend LEO constellation…
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Baikonur as UNESCO object!

Roscosmos State Corporation would like to see Baikonur Cosmodrome  UNESCO World Heritage List in future. Founded on  2 June 1955, currently rented by Russian state from Kazakhstan to at least 2050, Baikonur is something more than test range or a launch site. it is piece of history, place where first object (Sputnik-1) was launched and…
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Delta 2 under preparations before launch Vandenberg Air Force Base

Delta 2 rocket soon will pass through encapsulation process with JPSS-1 satellite. Latest weather satellite designed and manufactured for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration soon will be encapsulated under Delta 2 payload fairing at Vandenberg Air Force Base. Satellite was already raised on special elevator to reach second stage of Delta 2 last Tuesday at Space Launch…
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