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SpaceX CRS-6

SpaceX CRS-6 was a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station related with NASA, also called SpX-6. It was the sixth SpaceX operational mission contracted to NASA (Commercial Resupply Services) and the eight flight for SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft without crew. It started on 17 April ,ended on 21 May 2015 in the International…
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PSLV • IRNSS-1D

Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System 1D is the satellite in the IRNSS constellation. Constellation includes seven satellites and IRNSS 1D is the fourth. It was launched after IRNSS-1A, IRNSS-1B, IRNSS-1C.  IRNSS-1D provides navigational services to the region and it is the only one from the group. Satellite was launched on 28 March 2015 onboard ISRO's…
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Expedition 43 Crew

Expedition 43 was the 43 expedition to the International Space Station. It started on 27 March and lasted 199 days. This mission  included demonstrations of technology, several spacewalks, hundreds of scientific experiments spanning multiple disciplines. Also it included human and plant biology. Expedition finished on 11 June 2015 with the departure of Soyuz TA-15M.    
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Galileo-FOC (FM03 and FM04)

Galileo FOC FM03 amd FM04 called Adam and Anastacia were launched into orbit on Friday 27th March.  They were carried by a Soyuz-STB rocket. Satellites provided fueling services and  launch site propulsion test for the two spacecraft.  
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IGS Optical 5

IGS IGS (Information Gathering Satellite) - Japanese satellite in the spy satellite program. Beginning was after North Korean missile test over Japan in 1998. It's mission is to warn of impending hostile launches in the nearest surrounding. Cabinet controls this program. Earth observation is new experience for Japan. Their first mission MOS-1 was launched in…
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GPS IIF SV-9

GPS IIF (another name GPS Block IIF) - interim class of satellite. They are used to keep the Navstar Global Positioning System until the GPS Block IIIA become operational. They were constructed by Boeing. Operator of this satellite is United States Air Force. Mass of this spacecraft is 1630 kg. GPS IIF SV-9 is operated…
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Kompsat 3A

Kompsat - 3A - Earth observation satellite and part of the Korean Multipurpose Satellite Program, created by KARI Korea Aerospace Research Institute). Thanks to them is opportunity to observe satellites carrying optical, radar payloads. This satellite carries an optical imaging system to wavelengths in the visible and infrared range. Kompsat -2 and Kompsat-3 have similar payloads.…
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Express AM-7

Express AM7 -  communiactions satellite operated byRussian State Company for Satellite Communications. Satellite was produced by Astrium (aerospace manufacturer, part od Airbus Defence and Space). It's mass is 5720 kg. Express AM7 carries 62 transponders: 2 in the L band, 36 in the Ku band and 24 operating in the C band. The satellite was…
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Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission

NMS (Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission) is space mission by NASA to study Earth's magnetosphere. It uses four identical spacecraft, which are flying in a tetrahedral formation. Each has a launch mass of 1360 kg. MMS was built to collect information about processes in many astrophysical plasmas (magnetic reconnection, turbulence, microphysis and energetic particle acceleration). Every spacecraf…
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Eutelsat 115 West B and ABS 3A

Eutelsat 115 West B (before it was called SATMEX 7) - communications satellite used by Eutelsat to providing data, government, mobile services and video for the Americas. Satellite was built by Boeing Space Systems and it's a Boeing 702SP model.  on 2 March Eutelsat 115 West B was launched on board a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. It…
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