spacetoday.net: space news from around the web

AD: H2M 2014 Conference
China launches environmental monitoring satellite
Posted: Mon, Nov 19, 2012, 5:17 AM ET (1017 GMT)
Long March 2C launch of Huanjing-1C (Xinhua) A Long March rocket launched a Chinese environmental monitoring satellite on Monday. The Long March 2C rocket lifted off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center at 5:53 pm EST Sunday (2253 GMT Sunday, 6:53 am Beijing time Monday) and placed the Huanjing-1C into a sun-synchronous orbit. The satellite, with a radar imaging payload, will join two other optical satellites already into orbit to support earth science and disaster monitoring applications.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Cassini images show potential formation of new moon of Saturn
Posted: Wed, Apr 16 5:41 AM ET (0941 GMT)

NASA and SpaceX reach agreement on Pad 39A lease
Posted: Tue, Apr 15 7:10 AM ET (1110 GMT)

Helium leak delays SpaceX launch
Posted: Mon, Apr 14 6:10 PM ET (2210 GMT)

news links
Wednesday, April 16
EU's first Sentinel satellite images Earth
BBC — 5:19 pm ET (2119 GMT)
This Supernova Remnant Cranks Up the Heat
Discovery.com — 5:17 pm ET (2117 GMT)
A Study in Scarlet
ESO — 5:16 pm ET (2116 GMT)
Airbus Takes On DigitalGlobe With New SAR Product
Aviation Week — 5:16 pm ET (2116 GMT)
Swirling red nebula is part of angry chicken in the sky
New Scientist — 5:15 pm ET (2115 GMT)


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