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Soyuz 2-1B successfully launches latest GLONASS-M mission


A Soyuz 2-1B rocket has conducted a launch in support of Russia’s GLONASS satellite navigation system in the early hours of Friday local time, carrying the Uragan-M No.52S…

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Russia deploys another GLONASS-M spacecraft via Soyuz 2-1B launch


A Russian Soyuz 2-1B has launched the latest GLONASS-M Global Navigation satellite from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome. Launch occurred from Pad 43/4 at the spaceport, with T-0 reported as…

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Soyuz 2-1B launches latest GLONASS-M spacecraft


A Russian Soyuz 2-1B has launched a GLONASS-M Global Navigation satellite from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome. Launch occurred from Pad 43/4 at the spaceport, with T-0 reported as 00:21…

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Soyuz 2-1B lofts GLONASS K-1 satellite


A Russian Soyuz 2-1B has launched the much-delayed GLONASS K-1 Global Navigation satellite from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome. Launch from a chilly Pad 43/4 occurred at 21:52 UTC on Sunday,…

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Russian GLONASS launch spotted by the ISS crew


The launch of a Soyuz 2-1B from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome – lofting another Russian GLONASS -M satellite – caught the crew of the International Space Station (ISS) by surprise…

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Following Russia’s GLONASS set back, US and European GPS advance


While investigators continue to search through the debris of the failed launch of three Russian GLONASS navigation satellites, the United States and Europe have announced progress with their…

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Soyuz 2-1B successfully launches new Glonass-M satellite into orbit


Russia has successfully launched another Kosmos (Glonass-M) class satellite into orbit, following lift-off of their Soyuz 2-1B launch vehicle from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia. Launch occurred…

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Russian Proton-M launches three Glonass-M GPS satellites


A Russian government Proton-M launch vehicle has successfully launched with three Glonass-M – the Russian Global Positioning System (GPS) – satellites on Friday. Launch was on schedule at…

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Russian Soyuz successfully launches with Kosmos (Glonass-M)


Russia has successfully launched the Kosmos (Glonass-M) satellite into orbit, following lift-off of their Soyuz 2-1B launch vehicle from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia, marking the first…

Russia launches Proton-M with three Glonass-M satellites


Russia has successfully carried out a Christmas Day launch of their Proton-M launch vehicle with a Block DM-2 upper stage, carrying three Glonass-M GPS satellites. Launch from the…

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Japan’s H-2A conducts QZSS-4 launch


Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries launched an H-IIA (H-2A) rocket Tuesday (local time) carrying the country’s QZSS-4 navigation satellite. The rocket departed from the picturesque Tanegashima Space Centre on…

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Soyuz 2-1B launches Tundra missile detection spacecraft


Russia has launched a Soyuz-2-1b rocket from Plesetsk Thursday carrying a Tundra missile detection spacecraft, ending a year-long gap in Russian military satellite launches. Liftoff occurred on schedule…

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Station crew arrives at the ISS via Soyuz MS-01


Roscosmos has successfully sent its newly upgraded Soyuz MS series vehicle – and three crew members – to the International Space Station.  The three crew members from three…

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Long March 3C launches BeiDou-2 G7


The Chinese have launched the latest BeiDou-2 Compass satellite via a Long March 3C rocket. The launch – which further supplements China’s Compass Navigation Satellite System (CNSS) – took…

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Soyuz 2-1 launches maiden mission from Vostochny


A Soyuz rocket has conducted the first launch from Russia’s Vostochny Cosmodrome on Thursday – carrying the Mokhailo Lomonosov research satellite and two small secondary payloads. Following a…

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Soyuz ST-A launches with Sentinel-1B at fourth attempt


Russia’s Soyuz ST-A rocket has launched with the European Space Agency’s Sentinel-1B spacecraft and four small satellites, following three delays – two relating to unacceptable weather for both…

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Long March 3A lofts Beidou-22 satellite


China conducted its third successful orbital launch of the year on Tuesday, orbiting another navigation satellite. The Beidou-22 (or Beidou-2 I6) satellite was launched by a Long March-3A…

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Atlas V opens 2016 campaign with successful GPS IIF-12 launch


United Launch Alliance successfully launched its Atlas V carrying the twelfth and final Block IIF GPS satellite Friday. Flying from Cape Canaveral, the rocket lifted off – despite…

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Long March 3C launches Beidou-21 satellite


The second Chinese launch of 2016 took place at 07:29 UTC on Monday, with a Long March-3C/YZ-1 rocket tasked with orbiting another Beidou-3 navigation satellite. The launch of…

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Chinese Long March 3B lofts next Beidou-3 satellite


The fifth Chinese launch in September took place at 23:13 UTC on Tuesday (Wednesday morning local time) with a Long March-3B/G2 rocket orbiting another Beidou-3 navigation satellite. The…