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Simorgh • Dosti

Iranian Space Agency will probably try to perform first launch of their new medium launch vehicle called Simorgh SLV with Dosti microsatellite on atop. Launch is probably scheduled for March or April 2016. Unfortunately there is no official technical specification and information about rocket varies depending on sources. Rocket length is approximately 25 m to 27 m. Mass is around…
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Long March 6 • Jilin-1

A Chinese Long March 6 rocket will launch three Jilin-1 satellites used for high-definition imagery, video observations and technology demonstration by Chang Guang Satellite Technology Co. Ltd.
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Delta II • JPSS-1

JPSS-1 satellite is developed under most recent weather observation and forecasting program. It was developed for U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) by NASA. Satellite is based on bus by Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. with following payload: Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS), Cross-track Infrared Sounder (CrIS), Advanced Technology Microwave Sounder (ATMS), Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS)…
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Antares 230 • Cygnus OA-8

First in 2017 and second after two years break mission of Cygnus spacecraft with Antares 230 as launch vehicle. Again Cygnus robotic spacecraft will deliver to International Space Station almost 4800 kg of payload including hardware, scientific experiments and food for crew members.
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Vega • MN35-13

An Arianespace will deliver on the top of their light Vega rocket MN35-13 observation satellite for Moroccan government. Satellite is based on French Pléiades-HR satellite and uses AstroSat-1000 bus by Airbus Defence and Space. Payload is provided by Thales Alenia, satellite weighs around 1500 kg and is powered by three deployable solar arrays.
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Long March 3B • Beidou

Next Beidou navigational satellite will be launched on the top of the Long March 3B rocket in November 2017 from Xichang Satellite Launch Center.
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Minotaur-C • SkySat Earth

An Orbital ATK Minotaur-C rocket will be launched from  SLC-576E, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California and will deliver to orbit six SkySat Earth observation satellites. Additional payload covers few CubeSat satellites for different commercial operators along with research satellites provided by various Universities.
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Falcon-9 • Koreasat-5

Falcon-9 FT will deliver South Korean communication satellite to its lasting 15 years mission. Koreansat-5 is known also as Mugunghwa-5 and is designed and manufactured by Alcatel Alenia Space with utilization of Spacebus-4000C1. It will serve for both civilian and military purposes. It will operate with 36 transponders on Ku, C and SHF band - last one…
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Atlas V • NROL-52

ULA Atlas V dill deliver classified payload for U.S. National Reconnaissance Office from SLC-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Using 421 configuration (2 boosters, 4 m fairing and single RL-10 engine installed at Centaur upper stage) points that payload could be Satellite Data System (SDS) series satellite.
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