Cygnus, Gaofen, and flight tests headline the week

Flight path of Wyoming Space Grant balloon mission from Newcastle, Wyoming to Wanblee, South Dakota, 11 Nov 2019 (StratoStar/Google Maps)

Orbital News

02 Nov 2019 1359 UT – Wallops Antares Cygnus NG-12
03 Nov 2019 0209 UT – Kounotori 8 deorbit
03 Nov 2019 0322 UT – Taiyuan CZ-4B Gaofen 7
04 Nov 2019 1743 UT – Xichang CZ-3B Beidou

Regional News
03-09 Nov 2019 – Saskatchewan Aviation and Aerospace Week
05-07 Nov 2019 – Four Colorado companies gain USAF SBIR funds
(Braxton Technologies, Numerica Corporation, Roccor, Stratagem Group)
05-07 Nov 2019 – USAF may speed commercial access to VAFB, CCAFS
06 Nov 2019 – Deceased recovered after Little Grand Rapids, Manitoba plane crash
06 Nov 2019 – Wyoming Space Grant balloon mission reaches 30.3 km in a flight between Newcastle, WY and a remote site near Wanblee, SD.

Further News
01 Nov 2019 ~ Chang’e 5 lunar sample return scheduled for late 2020
03 Nov 2019 ~ SpaceX announces Crew Dragon parachute test results
04 Nov 2019 – Boeing Starliner abort test passes even with 1 failed chute
07 Nov 2019 – ISS optical fiber manufacturing results announced

Next Week
11 Nov 2019 1235-1804 UT – Transit of Mercury

Author: Fargo Orbit

The Fargo Orbit delivers Space and Science news from a vantage point in the centre of North America.

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