An In-depth Look at Recent Space Launches: NASA’s PACE Mission, Chinese Art Satellites, and Multiple Starlink Missions

February is proving to be an eventful month for space launches, with China and the United States taking center stage. China successfully launched a Long March 2C rocket on February 2nd, carrying 11 satellites for the Geely Constellation, a project by Chinese car manufacturer Geely Technology Group. These satellites will aid in the company’s self-driving navigation technology and also carry ocean observation instruments. On February 3rd, China launched the Jielong-3 rocket from a barge in

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New Developments in Space Launches: Vulcan’s First Flight and Ongoing Starlink Launches by SpaceX

New Developments in Space Launches: Vulcan’s First Flight and Ongoing Starlink Launches by SpaceX

The week of January 4th to January 10th saw several significant space launches, including the highly anticipated maiden flight of the United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) Vulcan rocket. The Vulcan successfully carried the Astrobotic Peregrine Mission One Lunar Lander to the Moon, marking the debut of Blue Origin’s BE-4 engines and demonstrating NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS

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Four Upcoming Flights to Anticipate: Starship Launch Awaited along with Three Additional Missions Scheduled for this Week

Four upcoming flights are set to take place this week, including the highly anticipated launch of the Starship Integrated Flight Test-2 (IFT-2) from Texas. In addition to the Starship launch, there will be a Chang Zheng-2C (CZ-2C) launch from China, Starlink 6-28 from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station (CCSFS), and Starlink 7-7 from Vandenberg Space Force Base (VSFB) in California.

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Introducing the New OTV from Impulse Space: A Feature of SpaceX Transporter 9 Rideshare

SpaceX has successfully launched the Transporter-9 rideshare mission, deploying a total of 90 spacecraft into a Sun-synchronous orbit. Of the 89 deployment events, 85 were confirmed successful immediately, with two additional confirmations announced on social media. The booster used for this mission was the same one used for the previous Transporter flight and successfully returned to land at Vandenberg Space Force Base. This marked the ninth dedicated rideshare mission organized by SpaceX, offering rideshare opportunities to various destinations

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SpaceX Achieves Milestone with Over 5,000 Active Starlink Satellites, while China Prepares for Taikonauts’ Journey to Space Station

SpaceX has reached a significant milestone in the field of space exploration, as it now has over 5,000 active Starlink satellites in orbit. This achievement comes as China prepares for two launches, including sending taikonauts to the Tiangong space station. The first Chinese launch, scheduled for October 23, will carry three Yaogan 39-04 reconnaissance satellites that have the capability to gather intelligence by locating ground radar systems. The second launch, on October 25, will transport

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SpaceX announces plans to carry out its 65th and 66th launches in 2023

SpaceX, the private aerospace company founded by Elon Musk, has announced plans to carry out its 65th and 66th launches in 2023. The company recently completed its 51st launch from Space Launch Complex (SLC) 4 East at the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California, successfully deploying 21 satellites into low-Earth orbit. This launch achieved the second-quickest turnaround time of just nine days, 16 hours, and 31 minutes from the pad. SpaceX

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SpaceX Successfully Launches Starlink Group 6-10: A Roundup

SpaceX Successfully Launches Starlink Group 6-10: A Roundup

Last week saw a decrease in the number of orbital launches compared to the previous week, with only three launches taking place. The majority of these launches were Chinese Starlink launches, bringing the total number of orbital launch attempts in 2023 to 128. If this trend continues, it is projected that there will be over 200 orbital launches by the end of the year. SpaceX, on the other hand, is on track to launch nearly 100 times in 2023 if their current cadence

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