Daily Archives: 14.07.2021

China launches satellite to link mission control with space station

A Long March 3C rocket lifts off July 6 with China’s new Tianlian 1-05 data relay satellite. Credit: CASC China launched a fresh satellite for the country’s Tianlian data relay network July 6, reinforcing a fleet of spacecraft designed to connect ground controllers with the country’s space station. The Tianlian 1-05 data relay satellite launched at 11:53 a.m. EDT (1553 ...

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Atlas Rocket Stacked, Awaits Starliner’s Arrival for 2nd Orbital Flight Test July 30

The uniquely configured ULA AtlasV rocket is assembled following initial stacking operations for the launch of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft for the OFT-2 mission for NASA’s Commercial Crew program to the International Space Station. Launch is targeted for no sooner than July 30. Photos: ULA United Launch Alliance (ULA) is full steam ahead at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in ...

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AIB to close eight of 15 branches in Northern Ireland

The move follows a strategic review AIB is to close more than half of its 15 branches in Northern Ireland and their adjoining ATMs following a strategic review. The bank said the decision to shut eight branches later this year comes as customer demand for branch banking diminishes, a trend accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. The branches set to close ...

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