spacetoday.net: space news from around the web

AD: H2M 2014 Conference
Proton launches two Russian satellites
Posted: Sat, Nov 3, 2012, 11:12 AM ET (1512 GMT)
Proton M launch of Luch-4B and Yamal-300K (Roscosmos) A Proton rocket placed two Russian communications satellites into orbit on Saturday. The Proton M rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 5:04 pm EDT Friday (2104 GMT Friday, 3:04 am local time Saturday). The rocket's Breeze M upper stage released the Luch-5B and Yamal-300K satellites into geosynchronous transfer orbits a little more than nine hours after liftoff. Luch-5B is a communications satellite that will be used by the Russian government as a data relay for other spacecraft, while Yamal-300K is a communications satellite owned by Gazprom Space Systems, providing C- and Ku-band coverage across Russia.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
SpaceX launches Dragon cargo spacecraft to ISS
Posted: Fri, Apr 18 6:23 PM ET (2223 GMT)


SS/L to build two JSAT satellites
Posted: Fri, Apr 18 5:48 AM ET (0948 GMT)

news links
Friday, April 18
A galaxy full of Earths?
CNN — 5:57 pm ET (2157 GMT)
SpaceX Launches Dragon to Space Station
Parabolic Arc — 5:55 pm ET (2155 GMT)
SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launches CRS-3 Dragon
NasaSpaceFlight.com — 5:54 pm ET (2154 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list