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Electron | Running Out Of Fingers

Rocket Lab Ltd | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
Dec. 6, 2019, 8:18 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Dedicated Rideshare

This is the Rocket Lab's 10th flight. It carries several small satellites for international commercial customers. This is also the first flight to feature an upgraded first stage of the Electron rocket, which is now equipped with new hardware and sensors. After completing its mission, Electron's first stage will perform a guided atmospheric re-entry, gathering data necessary for the development of Rocket Lab's reusability program.


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Falcon 9 Block 5 | SpX CRS-19

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Dec. 5, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Resupply

SpaceX will launch the Dragon spacecraft on their 19th operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Dragon will be filled with approximately 5,700 pounds of supplies and payloads, including critical materials to directly support more than 250 science and research investigations that will occur onboard the orbiting laboratory.

Low Earth Orbit B1059 - Maiden Flight Of Course I Still Love You
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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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