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


Rockot places three satellites in orbit
Posted: Wed, Jan 16, 2013, 7:25 AM ET (1225 GMT)
Rockot booster in flight (DLR/Spaceflight Now) A Russian Rockot booster placed three Russian military satellites into orbit on Tuesday in the first orbital launch of the year. The Rockot vehicle lifted off from Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia at 11:25 am EST (1625 GMT) and placed three satellites, designated Cosmos 2482 through 2484, into low Earth orbit. The satellites are believed to be part of the Strela class of communications satellites. the launch, the first of 2013, had been planned for last month but was delayed because of issues with the rocket's Briz-KM upper stage.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Chinese satellites raising orbits after launch anomaly
Posted: Sat, Dec 31 10:51 AM ET (1551 GMT)

SpaceX preparing for Iridium return-to-flight launch
Posted: Sat, Dec 31 10:50 AM ET (1550 GMT)

Proton launch of EchoStar-21 delayed
Posted: Sat, Dec 31 10:49 AM ET (1549 GMT)

news links
Tuesday, January 17
SpaceX success; plans extra launch facilities
Advanced Television — 5:35 am ET (1035 GMT)
SpaceX returns to flight
Broadband TV News — 5:35 am ET (1035 GMT)
Benjamin Friedman to be Acting NOAA Administrator
SpacePolicyOnline.com — 5:34 am ET (1034 GMT)


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