IRNSS-1D launch
The 7th and 8th Galileo satellites were released from the four-stage Soyuz-Fregat rocket  into a circular orbit of about 23,522 kilometers in altitude. Credit: ESA
ULA is letting the public choose the name of its next rocket by taking a vote on five names.
South Korea's Kompsat-3A carries a focal plane array capable of detecting objects as small as 1 meter in diameter. Credit: KARI
A United Launch Delta 4 rocket lofts the GPS-2F9 satellite from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on March 25, 2015. Credit: ULA video grab
The 450-kilogram PeruSat-1 will share a Vega rocket (above) launch with four 110-kilogram satellites for Skybox Imaging. Credit: Arianespace
Photo of SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell
NASA Solar Probe Plus

Proton Launches Express AM7 for RSCC


The satellite will be used to provide television, telephony, broadband and other services to RSCC customers in Russia, Europe and India.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket waits in its hangar ahead of its August 2014 launch of the AsiaSat-8 satellite. Credit: SpaceX
SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell. Credit: SpaceX
Sen. John McCain
Evert Dudok. Credit: ESA
SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell
Proton rocket

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