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


China launches communications satellite
Posted: Sun, Mar 17, 2019, 7:57 AM ET (1157 GMT)
China launched a communications satellite Marhc 9. The Long March 3B rocket lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center at 11:28 am EDT (1528 GMT) and placed the ChinaSat-6C satellite into a geostationary transfer orbit. The satellite carries a C-band payload to provide communications services from 130 degrees east in GEO. The launch was the 300th for the Long March family of rockets, dating back to China's first orbital launch in 1970.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Bridenstine estimates Artemis program cost at $20-30 billion
Posted: Sun, Jun 16 10:17 AM ET (1417 GMT)

House committee approves Space Corps
Posted: Sun, Jun 16 10:13 AM ET (1413 GMT)

Falcon 9 launches Canadian radar imaging satellites
Posted: Sun, Jun 16 10:12 AM ET (1412 GMT)

news links
Monday, June 17
Developer eyes Volusia Square shopping center for aerospace hub
Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal — 5:58 am ET (0958 GMT)
Isro: calibrated ambition
Deccan Herald — 5:52 am ET (0952 GMT)


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