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After a fun summer break, we are raring to BLAST OFF with our learning.
Our first exciting topic is waiting to LAUNCH....
SPACE: The Final Frontier
A topic that is OUT OF THIS WORLD!!
Upcoming Space Launches
Take a peek at what is going up, up and away...
Date: September 22, 2017
Space Agency: Roscosmos
Description: Glonass-M launch
Date: October 13, 2017
Space Agency: ESA
Description: Sentinel-5 Precursor – also known as Sentinel-5P – is the first Copernicus mission dedicated to monitoring our atmosphere. The satellite carries the state-of-the-art Tropomi instrument to map a multitude of trace gases such as nitrogen dioxide, ozone, formaldehyde, sulphur dioxide, methane, carbon monoxide and aerosols – all of which affect the air we breathe and therefore our health, and our climate. (ESA blog)
Find out more: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Observing_the_Earth/Copernicus
Date: November 10, 2017
Space Agency: NASA
Description: Orbital ATK's eighth contracted commercial resupply services mission, launching aboard an Antares rocket from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, will deliver several tons of cargo including crew supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station.
Date: November 10, 2017 - 4:47 a.m. Eastern
Description: NOAA's JPSS-1 satellite will launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. NOAA partnered with NASA to implement the JPSS series of U.S. civilian polar-orbiting environmental remote sensing satellites and sensors.