Month
October 2016

Long March 3B • Feng Yun-4A

Ninth geostationary meteorological satellite from Feng Yun series, operated by Chinese National Satellite Meteorological Centre. Spacecraft, which represents fourth generation of Feng Yun (what stands for “storm” in English) satellites, was developed and manufactured by Shanghai Institute of Satellite Engineering with utilization of SAST-5000 bus. Satellite weighs 5300 kg and is powered with single deployable solar array. It is 3 axis stabilized Continue Reading The post Long March 3B • Feng Yun-4A appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

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. The post Antares 230 • Cygnus OA-8 appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

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. The post Antares 230 • Cygnus OA-8 appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]