Confirmed launches

Delta II • ICESat-2

Second mission of Delta II rocket in 2017 after planned launch of JPSS-1 satellite on March. ICESat-2 will measure thickness of ice sheets from LEO orbit using laser altimeter.  Made for NASA by Orbital Sciences Corporation will spent on orbit 3 years performing number of maneuvers using its four 22 N and eighth 4.5 N…
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Long March 2C • CSES-1

A result of cooperation between Chinese National Space Administration (CNSA) and the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) will be mission of CSES-1 satellite. CSES stays for Chinese Seismic-Electromagnetic Satellite, and it was designed, under agreement signed on 2013, basing on Chinese CAST2000 platform.  Italian contribution in mission is High Energy Particle Detector (HEPD). In spite of HEPD on CSES-1 board…
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Atlas V 402 • Dream Chaser Test Flight

The Dream Chaser is an American reusable crewed suborbital and orbital[6] lifting-body spaceplane being developed by Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) Space Systems. The Dream Chaser is designed to carry up to seven people to and from low Earth orbit. The vehicle would launch vertically on an Atlas V rocket and land horizontally automatically on conventional…
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Atlas V • AEHF-4

AEFH-4 is fourth from series of new communication satellites for Department of Defense. They will be base for new military communication system operating worldwide, highly secured, fast and characterized with high level of capacity. AEFH-4 is built by Lockheed Martin with communication payload designed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman. Lockheed was contracted for series of six satellites with…
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