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Launches and Orbital Operations

Scarborough, UK
2014 Sep 2
Tuesday, Day 245

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Go For Launch!

Launch events for the past week, plus on-orbit and re-entry or landing events of satellites and spacecraft.

Date and time information comes from open sources and from private contacts within the industry. Notes are prepared through a combination of research and information released by satellite owners, operators and manufacturers; space agencies and launch services providers.

Date Time (UTC) Event
2014 Sep 1
Photon-M - Return to Earth
Landed in the Orenburg Region of Russia.

The date was set on August 27 by the State Commission for the mission and is about two weeks earlier than projected, possibly due to knock-on effects of the communications failure at the beginning of the flight.

2014 Sep 6
Asiasat 6 Launch
Falcon 9 v1.1, CCAFS
Comsat for Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company to cover Asia, Australia, India and the Pacific islands.

Expected location - 120° east.

Date is approximate. The time is ±2 min and is an estimate, valid for this day only.

Delayed 24 hrs as of August 24 for engineering checks following an explosion during a test of a related rocket earlier in the month.

August 26 - SpaceX announced indefinte postponement from planned launch August 27, 04:50 UTC.

2014 Sep 10
Soyuz TMA-12M - Undocking
Further details - see Zarya's Closed Orbit pages.

2014 Sep 11
Soyuz TMA-12M - Landing
Further details - see Zarya's Closed Orbit pages.

2014 Sep 11
MEASAT 3b and Optus 10 Launch
Further details - see Zarya's Closed Orbit pages.

2014 Sep 15
ISS Cubesat Launches
Further details - see Zarya's Closed Orbit pages.

A more comprehensive version of this list that looks much further ahead can be found in the password-protected section of the website. To request a password, see notes on the 'Closed Orbit' introductory page.

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