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Long March 4B | Gaofen Multimode

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
July 3, 2020, 3:10 a.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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Falcon 9 Block 5 | GPS III SV03

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
June 30, 2020, 8:10 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Navigation

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.

Medium Earth Orbit B1060 - Maiden Flight Just Read the Instructions
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Long March 3B | Beidou-3 G3

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
June 23, 2020, 1:43 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Navigation

This satellite is a part of the geostationary component of the 3rd phase of the Chinese Beidou (Compass) satellite navigation system. It features a phased array antenna for navigation signals and a laser retroreflector and additionally deployable S/L-band and C-band antennas.


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Long March 2D | Gaofen-9-03

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
June 17, 2020, 7:19 a.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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MOMO | Flight 5

Interstellar Technologies | JPN
Taiki-cho, Hokkaido, Japan
June 13, 2020, 8:15 p.m.
Status: Failure
Mission: Suborbital

Interstellar Technologies will launch the 'MOMO' observation rocket on its fifth mission.

Sub-Orbital
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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 8

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
June 13, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

A batch of 58 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system. This launch will also carry three SkySat Earth-imaging satellites as a rideshare for Planet.

Low Earth Orbit B1059 - Flight Proven ( ) Of Course I Still Love You
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Electron | Don't Stop Me Now

Rocket Lab Ltd | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
June 13, 2020, 5:12 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Dedicated Rideshare

This rideshare mission carries small satellites for NASA, University of New South Wales and for NRO. The mission has been named "Don't Stop Me Now" in recognition of Rocket Lab board member and avid Queen fan Scott Smith, who recently passed away.

Sun-Synchronous Orbit
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Long March 2C | Haiyang 1D

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
June 10, 2020, 6:31 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Earth Science

Haiyang is a series of Chinese marine remote sensing satellites. Haiyang 1C is the follow-up of the Haiyang 1A and 1B satellites. It is intended for ocean monitoring and will be providing data on the temperature and dynamics of coastal waters and global oceans in China.


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Falcon 9 Block 5 | Starlink 7

SpaceX | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
June 4, 2020, 1:25 a.m.
Status: Success
Mission: Communications

A batch of 60 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.

Low Earth Orbit B1049 - Flight Proven ( ) Just Read the Instructions
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Long March 2D | Gaofen-9-02

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | CHN
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
May 31, 2020, 8:53 a.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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