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Australian listed satellite provider Kleos Space has confirmed that the launch of its second satellite cluster, the Polar Vigilance Mission will take place tomorrow, 29 June.

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Three Australian research satellites, including two built at the University of NSW, were launched on a resupply mission to the International Space Station in the early hours of Wednesday.

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A satellite designed and built by the University of Adelaide has been launched at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to measure climate change data and communicate it back to Earth.

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Tuesday, 20 April 2010 22:40

X-37B secretive space plane to launch

The U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B OTV-1 prototype space plane is scheduled to have its maiden flight on Thursday, April 22, 2010. It will be launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida for a test flight into space.

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Saturday, 10 April 2010 22:56

Private Falcon 9 rocket prepares for launch

With Obama and Congress still unsure about how NASA should proceed with its manned space program, NASA continues with privately funded companies as a way to transport cargo and astronauts back and forth into space. As of April 2010, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is preparing for its maiden launch from Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 30.


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Friday, 26 March 2010 23:54

Athena gets nod for small satellite launches

The booster rocket Athena will be placed back into production by Lockheed Martin and Alliant Techsystems as business grows for small satellite launches from NASA, DoD, and others.


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Thursday, 11 February 2010 03:46

NASA scrubs SDO solar probe because of wind gusts

On February 10, 2010, NASA did not launch its Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) for its mission to analyze the Earth's star: the Sun. The spacecraft was not able to launch due to wind gusts that went beyond mission requirements for safety.

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The U.S. space agency NASA announced on Thursday, April 23, 2009, that it is aiming to launch the STS-125 crew of the space shuttle Atlantis on May 11, 2009, one day earlier than expected, in order to avoid a conflict with another U.S. government space launch.

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NASA successfully launches its Gamma-ray Large Area Telescope (GLAST) at 12:05 p.m. EDT (1605 GMT) on Wednesday, June 11, 2008.
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