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The third launch by Europe’s new small launcher, Vega, has delivered Kazakhstan’s first satellite for high-resolution Earth observation into its planned orbit.
Mitch Christow appointed Director of Global Business Development Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 Dominion Enterprises has announced the debut of
In 2006, with the launch of Jules Verne, the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) will become the new European powerful automatic re-supply spaceship able to bring an indispensable payload to the International Space Station and its permanent crew. This first ATV will carry a mix of supplies depending on the Stationâ€™s needs and its own payload capacity.
Columbia launched from Kennedy Space Center on July 8, 1994 at 12:43 PM EDT and landed at Kennedy on July 23 at 6:38 AM EDT. The dhuttle orbited 235 times at an altitude of 160 nautical miles at an inclination of 28.45 degrees and travelled 6.1 million miles. The mission lasted 14 days, 17 hours, and 55 minutes. This was the longest mission to date, travelled the furthest, and orbited the most times. Payload Specialist Chiaki-Mukai became the first Japanese woman to fly in space; she also...