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Galileo SATs 5-6 scheduled for 21 August 2014

Galileo's constellation of navigation satellites

Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system will soon increase: European Space Agency (ESA) announced the coming launch of Galileo SATs 5-6 on 21 August 2014, from Europe's Spaceport in Fr

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lun, 18/08/2014 - 09:48
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China: Successful launch of Yaogan XX remote-sensing satellite

Remote sensing satellites enable studying many aspects of the planet.

On 9 August 2014, the Yaogan XX remote-sensing satellite was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, northwest China's Gansu Province.

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lun, 11/08/2014 - 11:55
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39.7324
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98.4945

China and Venezuela: Agreement for new Earth Observation satellite

Rendition of VRSS-1 satellite, launched in September 2012

On 22 July 2014, Xinhua News Agency, the state press agency of the People's Republic of China, annouced that China and Venezuela agreed on the in-orbit delivery of a remote sensing satellite, V

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vie, 25/07/2014 - 09:59
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39.804
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116.419

India: French SPOT 7 satellite successfully launched

The Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) has successfully launched the French SPOT-7 imaging satellite on 30 June 2014 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

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mar, 01/07/2014 - 11:33
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-15.4167
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28.2833

Russia: Launch of GLONASS-M55 satellite into orbit

Launch of GLONASS-M55 satellite into orbit

On 14 June 2014, Russia launched their GLONASS M55 navigation satellite via a Soyuz launch vehicle, lifting off at 1:16 p.m. EDT from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.

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mié, 18/06/2014 - 10:33
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62.717
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40.3006

SARAL-Altika: France and India will launch joint satellite

Launch of Indo-French Satellite

Indo-French space cooperation is all set to soar to new heights with the scheduled launch of a satellite to study changes in the environment soon after the visit of French President Francois Holl

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jue, 14/02/2013 - 07:50
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20.5937
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78.9629

Astrium completes 50th consecutive Ariane 5 launch

Astrium, Europe's leading space technology company, completed last Thursday 2nd of August the 50th launch of Ariane 5, continuing a line of launch successes unbroken since 2003. <

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lun, 06/08/2012 - 15:10

India successfully launches Radar Imaging Satellite

On 26 April 2012, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched their first indigenously built all-weather Radar Imaging Satellite, RISAT-1.

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mié, 02/05/2012 - 08:41

THEMIS celebrates 5 years of watching aurora and space weather

People still talk about the launch. It was the first – and so far, only – time NASA has launched five satellites at one time.

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jue, 23/02/2012 - 16:10
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28.3883
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Vega success assures Sentinel launches

Yesterday’s successful maiden flight of ESA’s new Vega rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, opens a new set of launch services – including two of the Sen

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mié, 15/02/2012 - 15:58
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