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Jonathan's Space Report 
No. 767 draft                                                 2019 Jul 7   Somerville, MA
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International Space Station
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Expedition 60 continues.

Soyuz-2-1v
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On Jul 10 Russia launched a Soyuz-2-1v (light Soyuz with no strapon boosters) from Plesetsk.
The Volga third stage placed 4 Russian Defense Ministry satellites in a 620 km sun-sync orbit and then
maneuvered to a lower 475 x 510 km disposal orbit. At least one of the satellites
is thought to be similar to the Kosmos-2519 (possible Nivelir-L) payload launched two years ago
and used for rendezvous experiments.

SRG
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On Jul 13 Russia's Spectrum-Rontgen-Gamma X-ray observatory was launched by Proton/DM-03 from Baykonur,
after a 30 year development process. In its current form, SRG carries the Russian ART X-ray telescope
and the European eROSITA X-ray telescope. eROSITA will carry out a sky survey in the relatively
unexplored 2-10 keV energy band. The spacecraft is on its way to the Sun-Earth Lagrange 2 point.




Table of Recent Orbital Launches 
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Date UT       Name            Launch Vehicle        Site            Mission       INTL.   Catalog  Perigee Apogee  Incl   Notes

Jun  5 0406   Jilin-1 GaoFen 03A   )     Chang Zheng 11H  Barge, Yellow Sea Imaging   32    S44310   558 x  576 x  45.0 
              Tianqi-3             )                                        Comms     32    S44311   556 x  576 x  45.0
              Xiaoxiang-1 04 xing  )                                        Imaging   32    S44312   557 x  575 x  45.0
              Bufeng-1A            )                                        Meteo     32    S44313   555 x  576 x  45.0
              Bufeng-1B            )                                        Meteo     32    S44314   555 x  576 x  45.0
              Tianxiang 1          )                                        Tech      32    S44315   552 x  576 x  45.0
              Tianxiang 2          )                                        Tech      32    S44316   556 x  576 x  45.0
Jun 12 1417   RCM-1 )                    Falcon 9          Vandenberg SLC4E Radar     33A   S44322   584 x  604 x  97.8 0600LT SSO
              RCM-2 )                                                       Radar     33B   S44323   584 x  604 x  97.8 0600LT SSO
              RCM-3 )                                                       Radar     33C   S44324   584 x  604 x  97.8 0600LT SSO
Jun 17 1015   Uguisu      )                                ISS, LEO         Tech    9867QG  S44331   405 x  417 x  51.6
              Raavana-1   )                                                 Tech    9867QF  S44330   405 x  417 x  51.6
              NepaliSat-1 )                                                 Tech    9867QE  S44329   405 x  417 x  51.6
Jun 17 1020   SpooQy-1                                     ISS, LEO         Tech    9867QH  S44332   405 x  417 x  51.6
Jun 20 2143   T-16        )              Ariane 5          Kourou ELA3      Comms     34A   S44333   255 x35737 x   6.0
              Eutelsat 7C )                                                 Comms     34B   S44334   251 x35714 x   6.0
Jun 24 1809   Beidou DW46                Chang Zheng 3B    Xichang LC3      Nav       35A   S44337   200 x35822 x  28.6 
Jun 25 0630   OCULUS-ASR           )                                        Tech      36T   S44356   305 x  858 x  28.5
              TEPCE 1              )     Falcon Heavy      Kennedy LC39A    Tech      36             305 x  858 x  28.5
              TEPCE 2              )                                        Tech      36             305 x  858 x  28.5
              DOTSI/Falconsat-7    )                                        Tech      36             305 x  858 x  28.5
              ARMADILLO            )                                        Tech      36             305 x  858 x  28.5
              PSAT-2               )                                        Comms     36U   S44357   305 x  858 x  28.5
              BRICSAT-2            )                                        Tech      36             305 x  858 x  28.5
              Prometheus-2.6       )                                        Comms     36AB  S44386   305 x  858 x  28.5
              Prometheus Mass Sim  )                                        Inert     36             305 x  858 x  28.5
              E-TBEx A             )                                        Science   36             305 x  858 x  28.5
              E-TBEx B             )                                        Science   36             305 x  858 x  28.5
              LEO-CP9              )                                        Tech      36             305 x  858 x  28.5
              StangSat             )                                        Tech      36             305 x  858 x  28.5
              PROX-1               )                                        Tech      36A   S44339   710 x  724 x  24.0
              NPSAT-1              )                                        Science   36B   S44340   710 x  724 x  24.0
              OTB                  )                                      Tech/Burial 36C   S44341   710 x  724 x  24.0
              GPIM                 )                                        Tech      36D   S44342   710 x  724 x  24.0
              COSMIC 2-1           )                                        Meteo     36L   S44349   710 x  724 x  24.0
              COSMIC 2-2           )                                        Meteo     36N   S44351   710 x  724 x  24.0
              COSMIC 2-3           )                                        Meteo     36E   S44343   710 x  724 x  24.0
              COSMIC 2-4           )                                        Meteo     36M   S44350   710 x  724 x  24.0
              COSMIC 2-5           )                                        Meteo     36V   S44358   710 x  724 x  24.0
              COSMIC 2-6           )                                        Meteo     36Q   S44353   710 x  724 x  24.0
              DSX                  )                                        Science   36F           5994 x12012 x  42.2
Jun 27 2005   RED-EYE                                      ISS, LEO        Tech     9867QJ  S44364   408 x  418 x  51.6
Jun 29 0430   BlackSky Global 3 )        Electron          Mahia LC1       Imaging    37C   S44367   452 x  460 x  45.0
              SpaceBEE 8        )                                          Comms      37             452 x  460 x  45.0
              SpaceBEE 9        )                                          Comms      37             452 x  460 x  45.0
              ACRUX 1           )                                          Tech       37             452 x  460 x  45.0
              Prometheus 2.7    )                                          Comms      37K   S44374   452 x  460 x  45.0
              Prometheus 2.9    )                                          Comms      37B   S44366   452 x  460 x  45.0
              UNIDENTIFIED PAYLOAD)                                        UNK        37             452 x  460 x  45.0
Jul  1?       Oculus-ASR Sphere 1                          Oculus-ASR,LEO  Cal        36AA  S44376   306 x  796 x  28.5
Jul  2 0749   LightSail-2                                  PROX-1, LEO     Tech       36AC  S44420   710 x  724 x  24.0
Jul  3 1015   IOD-1 GEMS                                   ISS, LEO        Tech     9867QK  S44385   408 x 418 x  51.6
Jul  3 1150   KrakSat   )                                  ISS, LEO        Tech     9867QL?          408 x 418 x  51.6
              Swiatowid )                                                  Tech     9867QM?          408 x 418 x  51.6
Jul  3 1450   VCC-A Aeternitas)                            ISS, LEO        Tech     9867QN?          408 x 418 x  51.6
              VCC-B Libertas  )                                            Tech     9867QP?          408 x 418 x  51.6
              VCC-C Ceres     )                                            Tech     9867QR?          408 x 418 x  51.6
Jul  3 1625   EntrySat                                     ISS, LEO        Tech     9867QS?          408 x 418 x  51.6
Jul  5 0541   Meteor-M No. 2-2 )       Soyuz-2-1B/Fregat   Vostochniy      Weather    38A   S44387   812 x 816 x  98.7
              ICEYE-X4         )                                           Radar      38D   S44390   574 x 595 x  97.7
              ICEYE-X5         )                                           Radar      38C   S44389   574 x 595 x  97.7
              CarboNIX         )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              DoT-1            )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              El Camino Real   )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              NSLSat-1         )                                           Tech/Comm  38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              SEAM 2.0         )                                           Science    38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              SONATE           )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              JAISAT 1         )                                           Comm       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              EXOCONNECT       )                                           Comm       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              LightSat         )                                           Comm       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              Ecuador-UTE      )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              Lucky-7          )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              MOVE-IIb         )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              MTCube           )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              Koit TTU101      )                                           Imaging    38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              BEESAT 9         )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              BEESAT 10        )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              BEESAT 11        )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              BEESAT 12        )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              BEESAT 13        )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              Lemur-2-Morag    )                                           Met/AIS    38T  S44403    574 x 595 x  97.7
              Lemur-2-Wanli    )                                           Met/AIS    38S  S44402    574 x 595 x  97.7
              Lemur-2-Yndrd    )                                           Met/AIS    38U  S44404    574 x 595 x  97.7
              Lemur-2-EJatta   )                                           Met/AIS    38V  S44405    574 x 595 x  97.7
              Lemur-2-LillyJo  )                                           Met/AIS    38L  S44396    574 x 595 x  97.7
              Lemur-2-DustInTheWind )                                      Met/AIS    38W  S44406    574 x 595 x  97.7
              Lemur-2-Alex-Maddy    )                                      Met/AIS    38X  S44407    574 x 595 x  97.7
              Lemur-2-GregRobinson  )                                      Met/AIS    38AB S44411    574 x 595 x  97.7
              AmGU 1           )                                           Tech       38J  S44394    574 x 595 x  97.7
              Sokrat           )                                           Tech       38             574 x 595 x  97.7
              VDNKh-80         )                                           Tech       38G  S44392    574 x 595 x  97.7
Jul 10 1714   Kosmos-2535  )             Soyuz 2-1V        Plesetsk LC43/4  Tech      39A  S44421    611 x 622 x  97.9
              Kosmos-2536  )                                                Tech      39B  S44422    611 x 622 x  97.9
              Kosmos-2537  )                                                Tech      39C  S44423    611 x 622 x  97.9
              Kosmos-2538  )                                                Tech      39D  S44424    611 x 622 x  97.9
Jul 11 0153   FalconEye 1                Vega              CSG ZLV          Imaging   F05         -6175? x  75?x  98.5?       
Jul 12 1230   Spektr-RG                  Proton-M/DM-03    Baykonur LC81/24 Astronomy 40A            500 x1240000 x 51.6                            

Table of Recent Suborbital Launches
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Date UT       Payload/Flt Name Launch Vehicle      Site                  Mission    Apogee/km    Target

Jun  1 2015?  RV                JL-3?             Submarine,Bohai Sea    Test         1000?      Taklamakan Desert
Jun 13 0221   ATEK/MAPHEUS 8    IM/VS-30           ESRANGE               Microgravity  240       ESRANGE
Jun 19 1128   TooWINDY 1        Black Brant IX     Kwajalein             Ionosphere    373       Pacific
Jun 19 1133   TooWINDY 2        Black Brant IX     Kwajalein             Ionosphere    412       Pacific
Jun 20 0938   NASA 41.126UO     Terrier Imp.Orion  Wallops Island        Education     117       Atlantic
Jun 24 0652   MASER 14          VSB-30             ESRANGE               Microgravity  260       ESRANGE

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