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China puts first Venezuelan Remote Sensing Satellite in Orbit

On 29 September 2012, Venezuela's first Remote Sensing Satellite "VRSS1" was launched into orbit from China.

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Thu, 10/04/2012

China launched two Beidou satellites

China launched two more satellites for its Beidou (Compass) global navigation and positioning network on Wednesday, 19 September 2012. The satellites, launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan, were lifted into space by a Long March-3B carrier rocket and have entered the scheduled orbit.

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Mon, 24/09/2012 - 08:46

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MetOp-B weather satellite is launched

The second Metop satellite was launched yesterday, 17 September 2012 from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, atop a Russian Soyuz launcher, as planned.

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Tue, 18/09/2012 - 13:25

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Rockot to launch two Sentinel satellites

ESA and Eurockot today signed contracts for launching two ESA satellites: Sentinel-2A and Sentinel-3A will fly in 2013 on Rockot vehicles from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia for Europe’s GMES programme.

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16th December 2011: Pléiades 1 in orbit, March 2012: first products available for you!

  • 50-cm resolution ortho-rectified products for applications requiring a high level of detail
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India Launches Three Satellites

WAM New Delhi, Apr 20 (WAM)--The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched three satellites today. The primary mission of the launch was to put a sophisticated

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SumbandilaSat launched successfully

South Africa: SumbandilaSat was successfully launched on 17 September at 17:55:09 CAT (Central African Time) after the launch had to be postponed twice, once due to heavy winds and the second attempt due to the fuel pressure in the feed line which was four times too low and thus caused the fueling process to take too long to be completed in time for launch.

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