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Soyuz 2.1a | Soyuz MS-14 Uncrewed

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Aug. 22, 2019, 3:38 a.m.


Uncrewed Soyuz MS spacecraft to bring cargo to the space station. This demo flight tests a modified motion and navigation control system, as well as mating to Soyuz-2.1a rocket. The results will be used in development of an uncrewed cargo vehicle, based on Soyuz spacecraft.

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Upcoming Launches


Aug 22, 2019

Delta IV M+(4,2) | GPS III SV02

United Launch Alliance

Medium Earth Orbit Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

GPS-IIIA (Global Positioning System) is the first evolution stage of the third generation of the GPS satellites. It consists of the first ten (known as "tranche") of GPS III satellites.
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Aug 29, 2019

Kuaizhou-1A | Unknown

ExPace

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China


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Starship Hopper | 200m Hop

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SpaceX's latest prototype rocket design - Starhopper is preparing for its second hop following a successful 20m hop. On August 15th - Elon Musk tweeted that the FAA was requesting additional hazard analysis before the flight would be approved. All pending road closures have now been lifted - no new ETA has been presented.

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Soyuz MS-14 Docking

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The Soyuz MS-14 spacecraft will dock to the International Space Station on Saturday August 24. It will carry no crew members, as it is intended to test a modification of the launch abort system for integration with the Soyuz-2.1a launch vehicle.

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