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NOAA’s John Leslie: JPSS-1 to Launch No Earlier Than July

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has put off the launch of its weather satellite until after July due to technical errors, Space News reported Wednesday. Jeff Foust writes the same problems that caused the cancellation of the first Joint Polar Satellite System’s launch in August 2016 have led to …

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Russian Space Agency Loses Contact with Resupply Spacecraft

Russia’s space agency has lost contact with a Progress cargo resupply spacecraft more than six minutes into its flight to the International Space Station from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. The spacecraft took off aboard a Soyuz rocket at normal conditions before it encountered an anomaly during third stage operation …

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