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A regularly updated listing of planned missions from spaceports around the globe. The Geostationary Defense and Strategic Communications, or SGDC, satellite will provide X-band and Ka-band military and civil communications services for the Brazilian government and Visiona Tecnologia Espacial, a joint venture between Embraer and Telebras.
In 2007, it got discovered by a popular fantasy football forum, and suddenly I had 3 million visitors in 3 months. Until then I was using a lot of screenshots from video games as backgrounds, which I decided was a bit tacky (not that the whole game wasn't already a bit tacky).
The popularity surprised me, and my web server, forcing me to release it for offline play. Creating a city wide environment, means I had room to play and expand.
The Soyuz 2-1a (Soyuz ST-A) rocket will use a Fregat-MT upper stage. The rocket will fly in the 541 vehicle configuration with a five-meter fairing, four solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. 18]An air-launched Orbital ATK Pegasus XL rocket will deploy NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) satellite into orbit. [March 8]A Space X Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Formosat 5 for Taiwan’s National Space Organization (NSPO) and the Sherpa deployer from Spaceflight Industries carrying approximately 90 small payloads and Cube Sats for a variety of scientific and commercial customers.
[March 3]India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, flying on the PSLV-C38 mission, will launch India’s Cartosat 2E high-resolution Earth observation satellite and a collection of smaller secondary payloads from international customers. [March 8]A Space X Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Inmarsat 5 F4 communications satellite for Inmarsat of London. 19]A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket, designated AV-072, will launch a classified spacecraft payload for the U. ICON will study the ionosphere, a region of Earth’s upper atmosphere where terrestrial weather meets space weather. Delayed from May, June, July, September and October. 13]A Space X Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Koreasat 5A communications satellite for KTsat based in South Korea.
Built by Boeing with an all-electric propulsion system, SES 15 will provide in-flight Internet connectivity for airline passengers, and support government, networking and maritime customers across North America.
SES 15 also hosts a payload for the FAA’s Wide-Area Augmentation System to enhance airline navigation and safety.The capsule will remain at the station for about six months, providing an escape pod for the residents. Shijian 13 will demonstrate electric propulsion systems and test a high-throughput communications payload to provide Internet connectivity on airliners and high-speed trains. 23]Arianespace will use an Ariane 5 ECA rocket, designated VA237, to launch the Via Sat 2 and Eutelsat 172B communications satellites. [India’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mk. 3 (GSLV Mk.3) will launch on its first orbital test flight with the GSAT 19E experimental communications satellite. Delayed from late 2015, mid-2016, October 2016 and early 2017. 12]A Space X Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 13th Dragon spacecraft on the 11th operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. GSAT 17 will support national communications services over India for the Indian Space Research Organization. military spacecraft will provide highly-secure communications. The rocket will fly in the 531 vehicle configuration with a five-meter fairing, three solid rocket boosters and a single-engine Centaur upper stage. Sentinel 3B carries instruments to measure sea surface topography, sea and land surface temperature, and ocean and land color. 18]An Orbital ATK Minotaur 4 rocket will launch the ORS 5 mission for the U. The Minotaur 4 rocket will fly with an Orion 38 fifth stage motor to give the launcher extra capability to place the ORS 5 payload into an equatorial orbit. 13]An Arianespace Vega rocket, designated VV10, will launch with the Optsat 3000 high-resolution reconnaissance satellite for the Italian military and the French-Israeli Venus environmental satellite to monitor the health of vegetation and test an experimental plasma thruster system in orbit.The Via Sat 2 satellite will provide Ka-band services supporting high-speed Internet connectivity across North America, Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America on airplanes, ships and on land. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. [March 14]A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch the fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite. As a secondary payload, the launch will carry three SAMSON nanosatellites for the Israeli company Technion to conduct autonomous cluster operations in orbit.Eutelsat 172B will provide multi-band communications services, including video broadcasts and data network support from the West Coast of North America to Southeast Asia, and in-flight Internet and television for travelers crossing the Pacific Ocean. 13]An International Launch Services Proton rocket with a Breeze M upper stage will deploy the Echo Star 21 communications satellite, formerly known as Terre Star 2. [March 8]A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the crewed Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station with members of the next Expedition crew.Echo Star 21 will provide mobile broadband services over Europe with an S-band payload for Echo Star Mobile Ltd. The capsule will remain at the station for about six months, providing an escape pod for the residents. [March 8]A Space X Falcon Heavy rocket will launch on its first demonstration flight. 10]An Orbital ATK Antares rocket will launch of the 10th Cygnus cargo freighter on the ninth operational cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station. The rocket will fly in the Antares 230 configuration, with two RD-181 first stage engines and a Castor 30XL second stage. 18]A Space X Falcon 9 rocket will launch a Crew Dragon spacecraft on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station under the auspices of NASA’s commercial crew program.I called it a "date simulator" because I heard the term used in reference to games in Japan, but having never played any, I just took the term literally.