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Long March 4C | Gaofen-12

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
Nov. 27, 2019, 11:52 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

Gaofen is a series of civilian Earth observation satellites developed and launched for the China High-definition Earth Observation System (CHEOS), a state-sponsored programme aimed to develop a near-real time, all-weather, global surveillance network consisting of satellite, near-space (stratosphere) airships, and aerial observation platforms.


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PSLV-XL | Cartosat-3 & others

Indian Space Research Organization | IND
Sriharikota, Republic of India
Nov. 27, 2019, 3:58 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

Cartosat-3 is an advanced remote sensing satellite with high resolution imaging capability developed by ISRO. It's designed as a follow-on to the Cartosat-2 series. Many new technologies/elements were developed for it like highly agile structural platform, payload platform, higher rate data handling and transmission systems, advanced onboard computer and new power electronics, dual gimbal antenna, etc. This mission also carries 13 rideshare payloads, including 12 SuperDove cubesats and a technology demonstration Meshbed cubesat.


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Ariane 5 ECA | TIBA-1 & Inmarsat-5 F5 (Global Xpress-5)

Arianespace | FRA
Kourou, French Guiana
Nov. 26, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

TIBA-1 is a geostationary communications satellite for the Government of Egypt developed jointly by Thales Alenia Space (TAS) and Airbus. TAS, the leading partner, designed and built the communications payload, featuring a dual mission in Ka-band for secure and broadband communications. Airbus Defence and Space supplied the Eurostar E3000 platform and assembled and tested the spacecraft. Designed to remain in service in orbit for more than 15 years, TIBA-1 will have a launch mass of 5600 kg and an electric power capability of higher than 9 kW. Inmarsat-5 F5 (Global Xpress-5 or GX-5) is Inmarsat's very high throughput satellite (V-HTS), which will offer services covering the Middle East, Europe and the Indian sub-continent. The payload will be fully integrated into Inmarsat’s current Global Express high-speed network. Inmarsat-5 F5 satellite is based on Thales Alenia Space’s upgraded Spacebus 4000 B2 platform and will be fitted with 72 Ka-band beams. With a specified design life of 16 years, it will weigh 4007 kg at launch and will offer payload power of about 6.8 kW.

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Soyuz 2.1v/Volga | Kosmos 2542

Russian Space Forces | RUS
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Nov. 25, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Government/Top Secret

This is a military inspector satellite, capable of monitoring other satellites in orbit. Its payload also allows for Earth observation activities.


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Long March 3B/YZ-1 | Beidou-3 M21 & M22

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Nov. 23, 2019, 12:55 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Navigation

These two satellites will be used to provide global navigation coverage as part of the Chinese Beidou (Compass) satellite navigation system.


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Kuaizhou-1A | KL-Alpha

ExPace | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Nov. 17, 2019, 10 a.m.
Status: Success
Unknown Mission

There are no mission or payload details available for this launch.


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Long March 6 | Ningxia 1 (x5)

China Great Wall Industry Corporation | CHN
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
Nov. 13, 2019, 6:35 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

Ningxia 1 is a constellation of remote sensing satellites developed by Dongfanghong Satellite Co., Ltd.


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Kuaizhou-1A | Jilin-1-02A

ExPace | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Nov. 13, 2019, 3:40 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

Jilin-1 is a series of Chinese commercial remote sensing satellites.


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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 1

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Nov. 11, 2019, 2:56 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system. Since the demo launch of Starlink satellites, SpaceX has increased spectrum capacity for the end-user through upgrades in design that maximize the use of both Ka and Ku bands. Additionally, components of each satellite are 100% destructible and will quickly burn up in Earth’s atmosphere at the end of their life cycle.

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Long March 3B/E | Beidou-3 IGSO-3

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Nov. 4, 2019, 5:43 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Navigation

Beidou is a Chinese satellite navigation system. Beidou-3 IGSO-3 is another addition to the part of the constellation consisting of satellites in an inclined geosynchronous orbit,


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