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HASA update - Ares-1 test flight completed

Posted 12-11-2010 at 09:21 AM by IronRain

Ares-1 test flight completed
at 7 p.m. UTC on December 7th the Ares-1 launcher launched a Orion test spacecraft into Low Earth Orbit. The spacecraft is in a 150x180 orbit at the moment, but it will be increased during some tests. The Orion capsule will return on Friday December 10th. The de-orbit burn was initiated at December 10th at 6 p.m. UTC. After landing, the capsule was successfully recovered.

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Orbiter Galaxy searches for a colaborator

Posted 12-04-2010 at 10:38 AM by jedidia
Updated 12-04-2010 at 01:58 PM by jedidia

The after-release fuss is dying down, most serious troubles seem to be fixed, only one update to version 0.6 is left to finish, and that not too big either. There will probably be another update on 0.6 once a new Orulex version comes out, which will be on tuesday, for all I know.

I am pleased that Orbiter Galaxy has managed to give birth to its first offspring at such an early stage that I hope will come in handy for other add-on developers, see .

Now that everything...
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STS-211

Posted 12-01-2010 at 02:10 AM by zerofay32
Updated 12-13-2010 at 06:39 PM by zerofay32

April 20 2012

Space Shuttle Discovery is on pad 39A and ready to launch on her seventh trip to the SSF. On board is the Helios Solar Truss Array bound for the Helios High Orbital Station. Mission duration will be about seven days (+2 for weather).

FD1: Launch/reondezous setup
FD2: OBSS surveys
FD3: approach and docking with SSF
FD4: Robotic Ops/EVA for HSTA-OMV mating
FD5: Launch of OMV to HEO
FD6: Undocking
FD7: Landing-KSC
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HASA update - ME-3 back home

Posted 11-28-2010 at 11:25 AM by IronRain

ME-3 back home
ME-3 is back home after a 2 weeks mission to the MSSEU. They've attached 2 trusses for for the solar panels to be added on. The whole mission went smooth, except of a laptop crash occurred 9 days into the mission. After an image back-up, the system was ready for use again.

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FSATGMADOE - Warehouse fire, Soyuz Rockets destroyed!

Posted 11-26-2010 at 10:25 AM by Pyromaniac605

FSATGMADOE lost their two remaining Soyuz FG rockets late last night when a fire abrubptly started inside their main hangar.

Pictures and detailed information are being withheld until FSATGMADOE completes their investigation of the accident.

Nobody was killed but one man was injured when he tripped on a piece of rubble the day later.

FSATGMADOE are looking into alternatives to the Soyuz FG and Soyuz TMA spacecraft.

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