Chinese Beidou Navigation Satellite takes Flight aboard Long March 3C Rocket

A Long March 3C rocket blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center on Sunday in support of China’s existing Navigation Satellite Program, replenishing the Beidou-2 constellation to continue services until the follow-on system comes on line before the end of the decade.

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Soyuz Rocket blasts off with Glonass Navigation Satellite to replenish aging Constellation

Russia’s Soyuz workhorse rocket lifted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome at 8:44 UTC on Sunday, embarking on a three-and-a-half-hour mission to a 19,100-Kilometer orbit around Earth to deliver a Glonass-M navigation satellite, replenishing the aging constellation as part of standard upkeep and maintenance.

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Pre-Dawn Soyuz Launch successfully places Galileo Satellite Pair into Orbit

A Soyuz rocket raced into the early morning skies over French Guiana on Tuesday carrying a pair of Galileo satellites into orbit in the continuing deployment of Europe’s Galileo Satellite Navigation System that is set to begin initial services by the end of the year.

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Glonass Navigation Constellation Replenishment Mission reaches target Orbit

Russia became the third country to send a navigation satellite into orbit this week when a Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome at 0:21 UTC on Sunday on a critical mission to replenish Russia’s Glonass Satellite Navigation Constellation.

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Glonass Satellite blasts off atop Soyuz Rocket to replenish Russian Navigation Constellation

Russia’s Soyuz rocket thundered into the night skies over the country’s prime military launch site Saturday night, lifting off with a Glonass-M navigation satellite to replenish the Glonass satellite constellation in orbit 19,000 Kilometers above Earth.

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Final GPS IIF Satellite to ride into Orbit in Year-Opening Atlas V Launch

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket is at the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for a Friday morning liftoff with the GPS IIF12 satellite to complete the deployment of a dozen of GPS Block IIF satellites in the continued replenishment and modernization of the GPS satellite constellation that currently hosts 30 active spacecraft.

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