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Sentinel-5P delivered to orbit after 27th flight of Rockot

Rockot launched from Plesetsk Cosmodrome Site 133/3 delivered to orbit ESA Sentinel-5P remote sensing satellite. Another launch of satellite operating under Copernicus ESA’s Earth observation program. Sentinel-5P is sixth Sentinel spacecraft launched in the history of Copernicus program and second after Sentinel-2B launched in 2017. Sentinel-5P was built by Astrium as prime contractor. Satellite will operate under Copernicus program and Continue Reading The post Sentinel-5P delivered to orbit after 27th flight of Rockot appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]

Sentinel-5P launch delayed and scheduled for August 2017

Next satellite operating under Copernicus program will not be launched according to schedule. Sentinel-5P, which should reach orbit on the top of the Rockot launch vehicle in June this year will be launched two months later. This launch was contracted by ESA, operator of the Copernicus, to Eurockot Launch Services GmbH, joined venture company owned   by EADS Astrium and Khrunichev State Research and Continue Reading The post Sentinel-5P launch delayed and scheduled for August 2017 appeared first on SpaceFlights. [...]