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India orbited 31 satellites by one rocket.

On June 23, 2017 at 03:59 UTC, the PSLV-XL rocket-carrier was launched from Satish Dhawan (Sriharikota) spaceport, 80 km from Chennai, India. The rocket (PSLV - Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle) orbited 31 satellites. The main payload was the Indian “Cartosat-2E” mapping satellite.

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Tianzhou-1 undocked from Tiangong-2.

On June 21, 2017 at 01:47 UTC the Chinese “Tianzhou-1” unmanned supply spacecraft was undocked from the “Tiangong-2” space station. China’s first cargo spacecraft “Tianzhou-1” is orbiting independently in space after successfully separating from the “Tiangong-2” space lab. The China Manned Space Engineering Office said the cargo spacecraft will soon begin conducting further experiments. “Tianzhou-1” is also expected to launch a new satellite and start a third-round refueling tests.

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Tianzhou-1 redocking test.

On June 19, 2017 at 01:37 UTC the Chinese “Tianzhou-1” unmanned supply spacecraft was undocked from the “Tiangong-2” space station. Then the spacecraft flew around the space lab. At 06:55 UTC the “Tianzhou-1” spacecraft completed its second docking with the “Tiangong-2” space lab.

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Chinese satellite in wrong orbit after launcher failure.

On June 18, 2017 at 16:11 UTC (on June 19, 2017 at 00:11 Beijing time) the Chang Zheng-3B/G2 (Long March-3B/G2) rocket-carrier was launched from Xichang Cosmodrome, Sichuan province, southwestern China. The rocket was to orbit the “Zhongxing-9A” (ChinaSat-9A) television broadcasting satellite. The satellite was placed in a lower-than-planned orbit a rocket-carrier. A brief statement from the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. confirmed an anomaly in the 3rd stage of the “Chang Zheng-3B/G2” rocket left the “Zhongxing-9A” satellite in the wrong orbit.

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Russian “Progress MS-06” spacecraft docked to Space Station.

On June 16, 2017 at 11:37 UTC the Russian “Progress MS-06” unmanned supply spacecraft docked to the International Space Station. The spacecraft was docked to the Russian “Zvezda (Star)” module. The spacecraft delivered about 2500 kilograms of cargo for the ISS crew.

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China launched X-ray astronomy satellite.

On June 15, 2017, at 03:00 the “Long March –4B” (“Changzheng-4B”) rocket-carrier was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Jiuquan, Gansu Province, the northwest of China. The rocket orbited the HXMT (Hard X-ray Modulation Telescope) “Huiyan” China’s first X-ray astronomy satellite.

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Russia launched “Progress MS-06” spacecraft to Space Station.

On June 14, 2017 at 09:20 UTC the “Progress MS-06” unmanned supply spacecraft was launched from Baykonur Cosmodrome to the International Space Station. The spacecraft was orbited by the “Soyuz-2.1A” rocket-carrier.

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The CRS OA-7 flight of Cygnus completed.

On June 11, 2017 at 13:38 UTC the US "Cygnus” (CRS OA-7 “John Glenn”) unmanned supply spacecraft was deorbited. The spacecraft re-entered the atmosphere and burned up over the South Pacific Ocean. Packed with trash and other equipment tagged for disposal, an Orbital Sciences Corp. “Cygnus” spacecraft plunged back into the atmosphere over the uninhabited Pacific Ocean. It was the 7th flight of "Cygnus” to the ISS.

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Four small satellites launched from Cygnus OA-7 spacecraft.

In 4 days since it departed the International Space Station to wrap up a successful cargo delivery mission, the US "Cygnus” (CRS OA-7 “John Glenn”) unmanned supply spacecraft deployed four small satellites. On June 8 at 17:53 UTC the Lemur-2-30 “JennyBarna” CubeSat and the Lemur-2-31 “Angela” CubeSat were deployed and at 21:31 UTC the Lemur-2-32 ‘Spirovision’ and Lemur-2-33 ‘RobMoore’ CubeSats were deployed.

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Russian “Proton” orbited heavy communications satellite.

On June 8, 2017 at 03:45 UTC the Russian "Proton-M” rocket-carrier was launched from Baykonur Cosmodrome. The rocket equipped with the "Briz-M” booster orbited the “Echostar-21” telecommunication satellite. Built by Space Systems/Loral in Palo Alto, California, the “Echostar-21” satellite weighed around 6,9 tons, making it one of the most massive commercial communications spacecraft ever launched, and the heaviest commercial payload ever flown on a Proton rocket.

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