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Falcon-9 • Bangabandhu-1

SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket will deliver to orbit communications satellite for Bangladesh. Bangabandhu-1 was built by Thales Alenia Space and will be located at 119.1° East longitude geostationary slot.
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Atlas V 401 • InSIGHT, Mars Cube One

CubeSats are a class of spacecraft based on a standardised small size and modular use of off-the-shelf technologies. The two CubeSats will separate from the Atlas V booster after launch and travel along their own trajectories to the Red Planet. Their first challenges will be to deploy two radio antennas and two solar panels. They…
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Long March 3B • Apstar-6C

A Chinese Long March 3B rocket will deliver to orbit commercial communications satellite to provide video broadcast, VSAT connectivity and cellular backhaul services over the Asia-Pacific and Southeast Asia for APT Satellite.
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Ariane 5 • DSN-1 & Hylas 4

Arianespace will launch Ariane 5 ECA with intelligence DSN-1 satellite and Hylas-4 communications satellites under the payload fairing. DSN-1 built by MELCO is delayed from mid 2016 when satellite was damaged during delivery process to Guiana. Hylas-4 communication satellite was made by Orbital ATK for Avanti Communication. It will cover with its range Africa, Europe and…
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Long March 11 • Zhuhai-1

Satellites operated Chinese Zhuhai Orbita Control Engineering Co. Ltd. will be delivered to orbit by Long March 11 rocket from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center.
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Rokot • Sentinel-3B

Launch of the Sentinel-3B was originally planned for March with Vega rocket. Mission was swapped with Sentinel-2B mission planned utilization of  Rockot launch vehicle probably in the end of the first half of 2017. Sentinel-3B is remote sensing satellite designed by Thales Alenia Space with utilization of Prima Bus. Spacecraft weighs around 1200 kg and is equipped…
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Falcon 9 • TESS

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will be delivered to orbit by SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket. Spacecraft will detect small planets thanks to searching for reflected from their surface light of bright stars. Satellite will remain on high elliptical orbit with apogee at 375,000 km and perigee at 108,000 km.
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Proton-M • Blagovest-12L

A Proton-M rocket equipped with Breeze M upper stage will launch the Blagovest-12L communications satellite. Spacecraft will provide Internet, television and radio broadcast along with voice and video services over Russia.
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Atlas V • AFSPC-11

United Launch Alliance with their flagship Atlas V (551) will realize next mission for U.S. Air Force.  Rocket in 551 configuration will use 5 m wide payload fairing, five SRB boosters and single RL-10A engine installed in Centaur upper stage. As far as the main payload was not unveiled, we know that secondary payload will…
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