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Latest News: 17 Jan 2019


 LAUNCHES Up 

Delay of the day: Epsilon-4/Innovative Satellite Technology Demonstration-1
17 Jan 2019 - Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has postponed the schedule of the fourth Epsilon Launch Vehicle (Epsilon-4) with aboard the Innovative Satellite Technology Demonstration-1 from the JAXA Uchinoura Space Center. >>>

ISRO to launch Kalamsat, Microsat on PSLV-C44 on 24 January
17 Jan 2019 - The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch an imaging satellite Microsat-R along with a student payload 'Kalamsat' from its spaceport in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, on 24 January at 1808 UTC. >>>

Adapter for Eutelsat/MEV launch returns to Russia
17 Jan 2019 - Khrunichev Space Center said it continues its preparations to launch the Eutelsat 5 West B and MEV-1 spacecraft using a Proton M rocket equipped with a Briz M upper stage. >>>


 SATELLITES Up 

Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 recovered, collecting science data
17 Jan 2019 - The Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 was brought back to full operational status and completed its first science observations on 17 January. The instrument autonomously shut down on 8 January after internal data erroneously indicated invalid voltage levels. >>>

Efforts to regain contact with Spektr-R continue
17 Jan 2019 - Specialists will try once again to regain control over Spektr-R radio telescope on 21 January when the distance to the spacecraft will be minimal, said Alexander Bloshenko, science advisor to Roskosmos chief Rogozin. >>>

 

 

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