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Russia launches GLONASS replacement satellite
22 Sep 2017 - Rocket: Soyuz 2.1b; Payload: GLONASS-M52 [Uragan-M No.52S, Kosmos 2522]; Date: 22 September 2017, 0002 UTC; Launch site: Plesetsk, Russia. The launch and orbiting was carried out without any emergency, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. All systems of the spacecraft operate normally. >>>

Delay of the day: Atlas V/NROL-42
22 Sep 2017 - The ULA Atlas V rocket carrying the NROL-42 mission for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has been delayed. >>>

Demonstrator 3 linear aerospike engine ready to start tests
22 Sep 2017 - The ground test stand and aerospike engine for the Demonstrator 3 rocket are ready for tests at ARCA Space Corporation. The effort was completed in 60 days since the start of fabrication. The results of the ground and test flight will be used by ARCA for the Haas 2CA Single Stage to Orbit rocket that is scheduled to be launched in 2018 from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. >>>


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China's cargo spacecraft leaves orbit
22 Sep 2017 - China's first cargo spacecraft, Tianzhou-1, has been deorbited. >>>

 

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