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Ariane 5 • Intelsat-29e

Another Intelsat communication satellite based on Boeing 702 platform will be launched on 27th January 2016 (launch window: 23:20 - 00:40 GMT). With multiple Ku and C band transponders will support Intelsat Epic system. Satellite is utilizing one of most extended version of 702 platforms called MP.  It weighs around 6100 kg, is powered by two deployable solar panels with…
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PSLV • IRNSS-1E

Next satellite launched by Indian Space Research Organization under Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System. Each satellite is basing on I-1K (Insat 1000) bus developed by ISRO and commercially available. It belongs to light weight satellites - start mass is at 1425 kg with payload and propellant. Dimensions of the spacecraft are 1.505 m × 1.476 m × 1.530 m. Lifespan of satellite based on I-1K nominally fits in the range from…
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Falcon-9 1.2V • Jason-3

JASON-3 satellite launch with FALCON-9 1.1V rocket. JASON-3 is observation satellite being a result of cooperation of NOAA, Eumtsat, NASA and CNES. It will gather data about weather and sea helping in forecasting hurricanes and other sever weather phenomenons.
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Long March 3B • Belintersat-1

Belarus is going to join the group of countries with own communication satellite. After signing contract with China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC)  Belintersat-1 (known before as BelarusSat-1) broadcasting satellite was developed. Based on Chinese DFH-4 bus it will be equipped with made by Thales Alenia Space transponders operating on C and Ku bands. It…
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Long March 3B/E • Gaofen-4

China is going to launch fourth observation satellite from Gaofen series. Since 2013, Gaofen satellites are part of main Chinese civilian Earth observation program, which includes satellites, planes and stratosphere balloons. It is planned to launch 14 satellites until 2020. Satellite is equipped with 50 m resolution camera with fixed-point and infra-red camera for observation under…
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Proton-M • Express AMU1

A Russian government Proton rocket with a Breeze M upper stage will take to an orbit the Express AMU1 communications satellite for the Russian Satellite Communications Co. Express AMU1 will provide broadcast communications services to Russia for RSCC and communications coverage over sub-Saharan Africa for Eutelsat. Delayed from 23 December 2015 due the poor weather conditions.
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Falcon-9 1.2V • Orbcomm OG2

Launch from Cape Canaveral of next eleven OG2 low earth orbit communication satellites operated by Orbcomm.  SpaceX planned to utilize FALCON 9 1.2V rocket for this mission. SpaceX confirmed, that mission will start on 19/20 December 2015. Postponed from 21 December 2015.
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Soyuz-2.1a • Progress-MS

Planned launch of PROGRESS-MS unmanned spacecraft with supplies for ISS with SOYUZ-2.1a rocket. Postponed from 21 November according to official TASS statement.
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Soyuz-2 • FM08/FM09

Next two satellites from Galileo program are going to be launched with ARIANESPACE rocket (SOYUZ-2 is specially optimized SOYUZ-ST with flight termination system and a modified telemetry system) from Guiana. It will let Galileo program to reach pursued goal to place thirty satellites on earth orbit. This way Gallileo constellation of satellites become largest in…
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Long March 2D • DAMPE

The DArk Matter Particle Explorer (DAMPE) is a scientific satellite mission funded by the Chinese Academy of Science which has been developing the DAMPE since 2011, and the satellite has recently been completed. The DAMPE will be launched using a Long March 2D rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi desert, about…
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