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Maciej Heyman

Electron delivered to the launch site

Second Electron rocket was delivered from Rocket Lab’s factory in Auckland to  Launch Complex 1 on Mahia Peninsula placed 200 km to south east. After failed first launch attempt on May 25, 2017, Rocket Lab announced that second test flight is planned before end of 2017. For all spaceflights fans in New Zealand we have good news: second Electron rocket Continue Reading The post Electron delivered to the launch site appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

JPSS-1 delivered to orbit during second Delta II mission in 2017.

United Launch Alliance managed to launch Delta II with JPSS-1 from Vandenberg Air Force Base during third trial. First NOAA next generation weather satellite should be launched earlier this week but ULA twice was forced to postpone this mission. First time due the boats in the safety zone around Vandenberg and second time due the strong winds at Vandenberg. Launch was Continue Reading The post JPSS-1 delivered to orbit during second Delta II mission in 2017. appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

Long March 6 • Jilin-1

A Chinese Long March 6 rocket will launch three Jilin-1 satellites used for high-definition imagery, video observations and technology demonstration by Chang Guang Satellite Technology Co. Ltd. The post Long March 6 • Jilin-1 appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

Long March 6 • Jilin-1

A Chinese Long March 6 rocket will launch three Jilin-1 satellites used for high-definition imagery, video observations and technology demonstration by Chang Guang Satellite Technology Co. Ltd. The post Long March 6 • Jilin-1 appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

SpaceX delays mission of Falcon-9 with classified satellite for another 24 hours

Launch planned for 01:00 UTC on November 17, 2017, has caught another 24 hours of delay. New launch date was set for November 18, 2017 with 2 hour launch window starting at 01:00 UTC. Rocket still waits for launch at LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center; everything is also ready for planned landing of the first stage of Falcon at LZ-1 Continue Reading The post SpaceX delays mission of Falcon-9 with classified satellite for another 24 hours appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]