spacetoday.net: space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews


Delta 2 launches GPS satellite
Posted: Tue, Jan 30, 2001, 2:37 PM ET (1937 GMT)
Delta 2 launch A Boeing Delta 2 booster successfully launched an Air Force Navstar GPS satellite early Tuesday. The rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on schedule at 2:43 am EST (0743 GMT) and placed into an elliptical transfer orbit the GPS 2R-7 spacecraft. The spacecraft will enter service next month, joining 28 other GPS satellites in orbit that provide high-precision navigation information. The launch was the seventh in a series of 21 planned Block 2R GPS satellites, and it was also the first of 11 Delta 2 launches scheduled for 2001.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief

"Monster" planet puzzles astronomers
Posted: Sun, Nov 5 10:14 AM ET (1514 GMT)

Chairman of House Science Committee to retire
Posted: Sun, Nov 5 10:13 AM ET (1513 GMT)

news links
Saturday, November 18
Rocket launch at Vandenberg AFB rescheduled for Saturday
KEYT-TV Santa Barbara, CA — 2:43 am ET (0743 GMT)
Codename Zuma: All about SpaceX's secret launch
CNNMoney.com — 2:42 am ET (0742 GMT)
Elon Musk on His Fears, Dreams, Twitter, Morality and Mars
Rolling Stone — 2:39 am ET (0739 GMT)
UAE's Mars City to be ready in 30 months
Zawya — 2:38 am ET (0738 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list