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Delta IV Heavy | NROL-91

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Sept. 24, 2022, 10:25 p.m.

Government/Top Secret

Classified payload for the US National Reconnaissance Office (NRO).

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Spacecraft Event
September 26, 2022


NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the world’s first mission to test technology for defending Earth against potential asteroid or comet hazards, will impact its target asteroid to change its motion in a way that can be measured using ground-based telescopes.

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September 27, 2022

NASA DART Post-Impact Press Briefing

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Spacecraft Undocking
September 29, 2022

Soyuz MS-21 Undocking

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Spacecraft Landing
September 29, 2022

Soyuz MS-21 Landing

Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan

The Soyuz MS-21 spacecraft carrying ROSCOSMOS cosmonauts Oleg Artemyev, Denis Matveev and a third crewmate will land back on Earth near Dzhezkazgan, Kazakhstan.

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Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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West Texas Suborbital Launch Site/ Corn Ranch - Corn Ranch, USA

Twenty-third flight of New Shepard carrying 36 science and research payloads along with tens of thousands of postcards from Club For Future.

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Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

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3 Chinese military reconnaissance satellites.

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