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2010-10-21 07:28:34

NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will attend a dedication celebrating completion of the runway at Spaceport America in New Mexico at 11 am MST on Friday, Oct 22.

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2010-08-05 11:15:00

Yesterday evening, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, Nilesat-201 and Rascom-QAF1R, into geostationary transfer orbits.

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2010-04-06 10:40:00

A timeline of the most critical events around the launch of ESA's CryoSat-2 satellite, scheduled for 15:57 CEST on Thursday, April 8, 2010.

2010-02-23 08:19:05

NASA has increased the support contract to the Virginia Space Flight Authority/Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va., to provide launch services for expendable launch vehicles.

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2010-02-15 15:04:02

Interfax news agency reported on Friday that the first launch of a Russian space rocket from a site has been delayed.

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2010-01-12 12:40:00

Cecil Field airport in Jacksonville, Florida was awarded a federal license on Monday to fly commercial space vehicles being designed to ferry tourists and researchers beyond Earth's atmosphere.

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2009-10-30 07:00:00

Last night, an Ariane 5 ECA launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on a journey to place two telecommunications satellites, NSS-12 and Thor 6, into geostationary transfer orbits.

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2009-10-02 19:25:00

Yesterday evening, an Ariane 5 ECA launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, Amazonas 2 and ComSatBw-1, into geostationary transfer orbits.

2009-09-08 19:30:00

CAPE CANAVERAL AFS, Fla., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket, on behalf of the Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, successfully launched the PAN satellite at 5:35 p.m. EDT, today from Space Launch Complex- 41 as a commercial launch service.


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