Solar Orbiter launch tops the fortnight

Orbital news
31 Jan 2020 1436 – Cygnus NG-12 undocks
31 Jan 2020 0256 – Māhia Electron US-MilSat
06 Feb 2020 0550 – Soyuz MS-13 deorbits;
Michigan, Montana hail Christina Koch’s return
06 Feb 2020 2142 – Baikonur Soyuz OneWeb x34
09 Feb 2020 0134 – Tanegashima H2A Optical-7
09 Feb 2020 1515 – Semnan Simorgh Zafir-1 (mission failure)
10 Feb 2020 0403 – Canaveral Atlas V 411 Solar Orbiter

Regional news
01 Feb 2020 – Apollo 11 exhibit opens in St Paul
01 Feb 2020 – Rough landing for Northwest Ontario air ambulance
05 Feb 2020 – Dr. Thelma Burquo (Concordia C) featured by Minnesota Space Grant
06 Feb 2020 – U Wisconsin-Madison medical study will fly on Cygnus NG-13
03 Feb 2020 – Alex Helgeson (Western Technical C) featured by Wisconsin Space Grant
07 Feb 2020 – Western Michigan U announces training deal with United Airlines
08 Feb 2020 – U North Dakota opens doors for Aerospace Day
10 Feb 2020 – Meghan Krueger (U Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Fox Cities) featured by Wisconsin Space Grant
10 Feb 2020 – South Dakota Mines releases update on spacesuit project
10 Feb 2020 – The Globe and Mail [paywall] feature on Manitoban Sara Spangelo, of Swarm Technologies
11 Feb 2020 – Austin Eiler (U of Minnesota – Twin Cities) featured by Minnesota Space Grant
11 Feb 2020 – U Minnesota-Twin Cities’ SOCRATES to deploy from ISS later this month
12 Feb 2020 – Michigan team searches for lost DC-4 on the Discovery Channel
12 Feb 2020 – Saskatoon pilots preserve WWII Tiger Moth
13 Feb 2020 – Documentary “Octave Chanute: Patron Saint of Flight” premieres 16 Feb

Further news
03 Feb 2020 – Canada building satellites at record pace
03 Feb 2020 – Upper stage engines arrive at Stennis for SLS tests
03 Feb 2020 – Europa Clipper running out of time and money
03 Feb 2020 – Astra Space breaks its silence
05 Feb 2020 – ESA director Jan Woerner will step down at end of term
06 Feb 2020 – FCC decrees 15 G$ transition plan for C-Band
06 Feb 2020 – Boeing admits Starliner flaws could have killed astronauts
07 Feb 2020 – Swiss teams running CHEOPS probe release first images
10 Feb 2020 – 25.2 G$ NASA budget request defunds STEM Engagement
11 Feb 2020 – Debra Werner on the space industry’s relationship with facts
11 Feb 2020 – Gerstenmaier now works at SpaceX
13 Feb 2020 – FAA 2021 budget plans only modest boost to space efforts
13 Feb 2020 – MHI fires H3 rocket on test stand

Late news
28 Jan 2020 – Wisconsinites safe in January SR22 crash

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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