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Jonathan's Space Report 
No. 760 draft                                                 2019 Jan 14 Somerville, MA
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JSR 759 is now permalinked at http://planet4589.org/space/jsr/back/news.759.txt


Chang'e-4
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At 0214 UTC on Jan 3 Chang'e-4 began its descent burn from lunar orbit,
and it landed in Von Karman crater at 177.59E 45.46S at 0226 UTC Jan 3.
At 1422 UTC the same day, the Yutu-2 rover rolled onto the surface and
began its explorations of the area.



International Space Station
---------------------------

Expedition 58 remains underway.

On Jan 13 at 2010 UTC Dragon CRS-16 was unberthed from the Harmony module;
it was released by Canadarm-2 at 2335 UTC and performed a deorbit burn
at 0419 UTC Jan 14, landing off Baja at about 117.5W 28.1N at roughly 0510 UTC.

Progress MS-10, docked to the Zvezda aft port, carried out ISS reboost burns
at 0307 UTC Dec 2 and 1802 UTC Jan 18.


TJS-3
-----

On or before Dec 31 the TJS-3 satellite ejected what appears to be a
subsatellite; as of early Jan 13 both satellites are on station near 59E
about 100 km apart.

ZX-2D
-----

China carried out the first launch of the year on Jan 10, placing the Zhongxing-2D
military communications satellite in geotransfer orbit.

Iridium Next
------------

Deployment of the Iridium Next constellation was completed on Jan 11 when a Falcon 9 launch
from Vandenberg placed the final 10 satellites in orbit. The Falcon 9 first stage
landed successfully on the JRTI droneship. The second stage was deorbited 
near Antarctica.

SSO-A
-----

On Dec 19, Planet's Skysat C13 lowered its orbit from 575 x 590 to 566 x
577 km. The remainder of the objects from the launch remain in the
original orbit although some appear to be making small km-level
adjustments (Hawk C on Jan 11, KazSTSat on Jan 12, object 43777 on Dec
24) - although in some cases this may just be STRATCOM changing the
assignment of catalog numbers to objects, it's hard to tell. As of Jan
13, 41 days after launch, 40 percent (26 of 65) of the objects from the
SSO-A launch remain unidentified, including the large UFF and LFF
deployment platforms.

Newly identified payloads include DARPA's Orbweaver 1 and 2. The
Orbweaver project, developed for DARPA by Tethers Unlimited subsidiary
Firmamentum according to an article in Space News, will use a robotic
processor to chew up an ESPA adapter ring and turn it into an antenna. I
am guessing that's a long term goal and the two SSO-A satellites are
cubesats testing some early tech for the project.

CSO 1
-----

I inadvertently omitted a discussion of CSO 1 in the
last JSR. CSO 1 is the first in a new generation of French spy
satellites; the name stands for Composant Spatiale Optique (Optical
Space Component). It was launched by a Soyuz ST-A from the Centre
Spatial Guyanais on Dec 19. The 3.5-tonne satellite has a high
resolution imager (probably around 0.3m resolution).

Iranian launch
---------------

On Jan 15 Iran launched a three-stage Simorgh from Khomeini Space
Centre.  The third stage failed to operate correctly and the
100-kg-class satellite payload, "Payam", failed to reach orbit. Planned
orbit was 500 x 500 km x 55 deg. If the third stage did not fire
at all, the payload probably fell in the Indian Ocean, possibly
about 1000 km west of the Cocos Is.

Epsilon
-------

JAXA's fourth Epsilon vehicle flew from Uchinoura on Jan 18 and placed
a number of small satellites in orbit. The third stage reached
a 221 x 734 km transfer orbit, and the PBS stage entered a 480 x 512
km orbit where the satellites were deployed.


NROL-71
--------

ULA launched a Delta 4 Heavy from Vandenberg on Jan 19, putting the
National Reconnaissance Office's USA 290 satellite in low polar orbit.

CZ-11
-----

CALT flew the 6th Chang Zheng 11 from Jiuquan on Jan 21. The main payloads
were two Jilin-1 Spectral (Jilin-1 Guanpu 1,2) satellites with hyperspectral
imagers. The first was given the name Jilin Lincao 1 and its primary mission
is forestry support. The second is Wenchang Chaosuan 1, and is co-sponsored
by the Hainan Modern Technology Group and its Wenchang supercomputer project.
Also aboard were two 6U cubesats, XX-1-03 (also called Qingteng Zhi Xing) and
Lingque 1A. Xiaoxiang-1-03 is a joint mission between Tianyi Research and
the online Qingteng University business school. Lingque 1A (Lingque yi hao A xing)
from Beijing ZeroG Lab Ltd. specializes in onboard detection of moving ground targets.



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

Nov 29 0427   HySIS              )    PSLV-CA           Satish Dhawan     Imaging     96A   S43719   647 x   648 x 98.0 1000LT SSO
              Global-1           )                                        Imaging     96B?  S43720?  484 x   500 x 97.5 1000LT SSO
              CICERO-8           )                                        Weather     96             476 x   500 x 97.5
              Hiber 1            )                                        Comms IoT   96AB  S43744   476 x   500 x 97.5
              HSAT-1             )                                        Tech        96             476 x   500 x 97.5
              Centauri 2         )                                        Comms IoT   96D   S43722   476 x   500 x 97.5
              CASE               )                                        Comms IoT   96L   S43729   476 x   500 x 97.5
              FACSAT             )                                        Imaging     96D   S43722   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Reaktor Hello World)                                        Comms       96K   S43728   476 x   500 x 97.5
              InnoSAT-2          )                                        Tech        96V   S43738   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Lemur-2-Orzulak    )                                        Weather/AIS 96N   S43731   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Lemur-2-Vladimir   )                                        Weather/AIS 96AD  S43746   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Lemur-2-Kobyszcze  )                                        Weather/AIS 96P   S43732   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Lemur-2-Duly       )                                        Weather/AIS 96AC  S43745   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-1         )                                        Imaging     96AE  S43747   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-2         )                                        Imaging     96AF  S43748   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-3         )                                        Imaging     96R   S43734   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-4         )                                        Imaging     96Q   S43733   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-5         )                                        Imaging     96H   S43726   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-6         )                                        Imaging     96Y   S43741   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-7         )                                        Imaging     96Z   S43742   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-8         )                                        Imaging     96J   S43727   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-9         )                                        Imaging     96E   S43723   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-10        )                                        Imaging     96X   S43740   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-11        )                                        Imaging     96G   S43725   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-12        )                                        Imaging     96F   S43724   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-13        )                                        Imaging     96AH  S43750   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-14        )                                        Imaging     96AG  S43749   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-15        )                                        Imaging     96T   S43736   476 x   500 x 97.5
              Flock 3r-16        )                                        Imaging     96S   S43735   476 x   500 x 97.5
Nov 30 0227   Kosmos-2530 )         Rokot         Plesetsk LC133/3        Comms       97A   S43751  1485 x  1508 x 82.5
              Kosmos-2531 )                                               Comms       97B   S43752  1485 x  1508 x 82.5
              Kosmos-2532 )                                               Comms       97C   S43753  1485 x  1508 x 82.5
Dec  3 1131   Soyuz MS-11           R-7           Baykonur LC1            Spaceship   98A   S43756   200 x   239 x 51.6
Dec  3 1834   SSO-A UFF     )       Falcon 9      Vandenberg SLC4E        Tech        99C?  S43760?  574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              SSO-A LFF     )                                             Tech        99F?  S43763?  574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Eu:CROPIS     )                                             Rem.Sensing 99BB  S43807   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              SkySat C12    )                                             Imaging     99AR  S43797   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              SkySat C13    )                                             Imaging     99AW  S43802   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              STPSat 5      )                                             Tech        99E   S43762   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              KazSTSat      )                                             Imaging     99AB  S43783   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              NEXTSat-1     )                                             IR Astron   99BF  S43811   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              eXCITe        )                                             Tech        99BP  S43819   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              ICEYE-X2      )                                             Radar       99D   S43761   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Global-2      )                                             Imaging     99BG  S43812   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              FalconSat-6   )                                             Tech        99BK  S43815   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              ESEO          )                                             Tech        99AL  S43792   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Hawk A        )                                             Elint       99H   S43765   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Hawk B        )                                             Elint       99AN  S43794   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Hawk C        )                                             Elint       99AT  S43799   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Flock 3s-1    )                                             Imaging     99N   S43770   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Flock 3s-2    )                                             Imaging     99BR  S43821   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Flock 3s-3    )                                             Imaging     99AG  S43788   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              AISTechSat-2  )                                             Imaging/Com 99L   S43768   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Hiber-2       )                                             Comms       99S   S43774   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Landmapper-BC4)                                             Imaging     99K   S43767   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              VESTA         )                                             Comms       99Z   S43781   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Yukon         )                                             Comms       99BC  S43808   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Kodiak        )                                             Comms       99G   S43764   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              SIRION PF 2   )                                             Comms       99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              ITASAT-1      )                                             Tech        99AE  S43786   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Audacy Zero   )                                             Comms       99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              BRIO          )                                             Tech        99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Astrocast-0.1 )                                             Comms       99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Centauri 1    )                                             Comms       99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Eaglet 1      )                                             Imaging     99AJ  S43790   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Al Farabi 2   )                                             Comms       99AZ  S43805   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Denali        )                                             Radar       99AK  S43791   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              ICE-Cap       )                                             Comms       99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              K2SAT         )                                             Imaging/Com 99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              KazSciSat     )                                             Tech        99AB  S43783   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              MinXSS 2      )                                             Solar X     99A   S43758   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Orbital Reflector)                                          Art         99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              RAAF M1       )                                             Comms       99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              SeaHawk       )                                             Imaging     99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              SNUSAT 2      )                                             Imaging     99AA  S43782   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              THEA          )                                             Sigint      99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Blackhawk     )                                             Comms       99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              ENOCH         )                                             Art         99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              SNUGLITE      )                                             Tech/Comms  99AC  S43784   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              PW-Sat 2      )                                             Tech        99BJ  S43814   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              VisionCube    )                                             Atmos Sci   99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              RANGE A       )                                             Tech        99Q   S43772   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              RANGE B       )                                             Tech        99R   S43773   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              CSIM-FD       )                                             Tech        99AM  S43793   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              MOVE 2        )                                             Tech        99Y   S43780   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Suomi-100     )                                             Tech        99AY  S43804   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Elysium Star 2)                                             Burial      99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Exseedsat-1 (VO-96))                                        Comms       99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Fox-1C (AO-95))                                             Comms       99N   S43770   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              JY1SAT (JO-97))                                             Comms       99AX  S43803   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              KNACKSAT      )                                             Tech        99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              SpaceBEE 5    )                                             Comms       99BM  S43817   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              SpaceBEE 6    )                                             Comms       99BN  S43818   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              SpaceBEE 7    )                                             Comms       99BL  S43816   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Orbweaver 1   )                                             Tech        99AP  S43795   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              Orbweaver 2   )                                             Tech        99AD  S43785   574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              DoD Cube 2A   )                                             Comms?      99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              DoD Cube 2B   )                                             Comms?      99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              DoD Cube 2C   )                                             Comms?      99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              WeissSat 1    )                                             Tech        99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              IRVINE02      )                                             Tech        99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
              SeeMe         )                                             Imaging     99             574 x   590 x 97.8 1017LT SSO
Dec  4 2037   GSAT-11        )      Ariane 5ECA   Kourou ELA3             Comms      100A?  S43823   245 x 35741 x  3.5
              Geo-Kompsat 2A )                                            Comms      100B?  S43824   250 x 35742 x  3.5
Dec  5 1816   Dragon CRS-16         Falcon 9      Canaveral SLC40         Cargo      101A   S43827   204 x   358 x 51.6
Dec  7 0412   SaudiSat-5A  )        Chang Zheng 2D Jiuquan                Tech       102A   S43831   535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
              SaudiSat-5B  )                                              Tech       102B   S43832   535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
              TY/DF-1      )                                              Tech       102C?  S43833?  535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
              TFSTAR       )                                              Comms      102D?  S43834?  535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
              Xinjiang Jiaotong--01)                                      Comms      102E?  S43835?  535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
              Piao chong 1 )                                              Comms      102F?  S43836?  535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
              Piao chong 2 )                                              Comms      102G?  S43837?  535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
              Piao chong 3 )                                              Comms      102H?  S43838?  535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
              Piao chong 4 )                                              Comms      102J?  S43839?  535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
              Piao chong 5 )                                              Comms      102K?  S43840?  535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
              Piao chong 6 )                                              Comms      102L?  S43841?  535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
              Piao chong 7 )                                              Imaging    102M?  S43842?  535 x   551 x 97.6 1030LT SSO
Dec  7 1823   Chang'e 4   )         Chang Zheng 3B  Xichang              Lunar probe 103A   S43845   200 x 420000x 29.4
              Lunar rover )                                              Lunar rover 103    A09236   200 x 420000x 29.4
Dec 16 0633   Albus            )                                          Tech       104             489 x   511 x 85.0
              CeReS            )                                          Science    104             489 x   511 x 85.0
              CHOMPTT          )    Electron        Mahia                 Tech       104G   S43855   489 x   511 x 85.0
              Cubesail         )                                          Tech       104             489 x   511 x 85.0
              DaVinci          )                                          Education  104             489 x   511 x 85.0
              ISX-CP11         )                                          Science    104H   S43856   489 x   511 x 85.0
              NMTSat           )                                          Science    104             489 x   511 x 85.0
              RSat-P           )                                          Tech       104             489 x   511 x 85.0
              Shields          )                                          Tech       104B   S43850   489 x   511 x 85.0
              STF-1            )                                          Science    104D   S43852   489 x   511 x 85.0
              Goergen (SHFT-1) )                                          Rad Astron 104M   S43860   496 x   511 x 85.0
              AC11-Eagle Scout )                                          Imaging    104N   S43861   489 x   511 x 85.0
              AC11-R3          )                                          Imaging    104A   S43849   489 x   511 x 85.0
Dec 19 1040   GSAT-7A               GSLV Mk II      Sriharikota           Comms      105A   S43864   145 x 38932 x 19.4
Dec 19 1637   CSO-1                 Soyuz ST-A      CSG ELS               Imaging    106A   S43866?  800?x   800?x 98?
Dec 21 0020   Kosmos-2533           Proton-M        Baykonur              Comms      107A   S43867 35421 x 35802 x  0.2 
Dec 21        SEDA-AP                               ISS, LEO              Science   98067PU S43870   401 x   408 x 51.6
Dec 21 2351   Honygun GJYW          Chang Zheng 11  Jiuquan               Comms      108A   S43871  1065 x  1072 x 99.9 0600LT SSO
Dec 23 1351   GPS III SV01          Falcon 9        Canaveral SLC40       Navigation 109A   S43873  1192 x 20199 x 55.0 
Dec 24 1653   TJS 3        )        Chang Zheng 3C  Xichang               Tech?      110A   S43874 35777 x 35796 x  0.1 GEO 59E
              TJS 3 subsat )                                              Tech       110C   S43917 35782 x 35793 x  0.1 GEO 59E
Dec 27 0207   Kanopus-V No. 5   )   Soyuz-2-1A/Fregat Vostochniy          Imaging    111A   S43876   504 x   511 x 97.5 2322LT SSO
              Kanopus-V No. 6   )                                         Imaging    111B   S43877   499 x   511 x 97.5 2322LT SSO
              GRUS 1            )                                         Imaging    111    S43878   486 x   562 x 97.6 2322LT SSO
              UWE-4             )                                         Tech       111E   S43880   571 x   587 x 97.3
              D-Star ONE Sparrow   )                                      Tech/Comms 111F   S43881   571 x   583 x 97.3
              iSat                 )                                      Comms      111D   S43879   571 x   583 x 97.3
              Lemur-2-RemyColton   )                                      Met/Comms  111J   S43884   571 x   583 x 97.3
              Lemur-2-Gustavo      )                                      Met/Comms  111K   S43885   571 x   583 x 97.3
              Lemur-2-ChristinaHolt)                                      Met/Comms  111G   S43882   571 x   583 x 97.3
              Lemur-2-Zo           )                                      Met/Comms  111L   S43886   571 x   583 x 97.3
              Lemur-2-TinyKev      )                                      Met/Comms  111H   S43883   571 x   583 x 97.3
              Lemur-2-SarahBettyBoo)                                      Met/Comms  111N   S43888   571 x   583 x 97.3
              Lemur-2-NatalieMurray)                                      Met/Comms  111M   S43887   571 x   583 x 97.3
              Lemur-2-DaisyHarper  )                                      Met/Comms  111P   S43889   571 x   583 x 97.3
              ZACube-2          )                                         Comms      111    S43891?  495 x   515 x 97.30
              Lume-1            )                                         Comms      111AJ  S43908   480 x   512 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-1/Dove 1062 )                                      Imaging    111U   S43894   480 x   512 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-2/Dove 106c )                                      Imaging    111V   S43895   480 x   512 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-3/Dove 1068 )                                      Imaging    111S   S43892   480 x   512 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-4/Dove 1063 )                                      Imaging    111T   S43893   480 x   512 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-5/Dove 1067 )                                      Imaging    111Z   S43899   480 x   512 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-6/Dove 1069 )                                      Imaging    111W   S43896   480 x   512 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-7/Dove 106a )                                      Imaging    111AC  S43902   480 x   510 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-8/Dove 106b )                                      Imaging    111AB  S43901   480 x   510 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-9/Dove 1065 )                                      Imaging    111AG  S43906   480 x   510 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-10/Dove 106d)                                      Imaging    111AF  S43905   480 x   510 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-11/Dove 106e)                                      Imaging    111AE  S43904   480 x   510 x 97.30
              Flock 3k-12/Dove 106f)                                      Imaging    111AD  S43903   480 x   509 x 97.30
Dec 29 0800   Chongqing   )          Chang Zheng 2D/YZ3  Jiuquan          Comms      112F   S43914   515 x   525 x 50.0
              Yunhai-2 01 )                                               Meteo      112A   S43909   515 x   525 x 50.0
              Yunhai-2 02 )                                               Meteo      112B   S43910   515 x   525 x 50.0
              Yunhai-2 03 )                                               Meteo      112C   S43911  1088 x  1098 x 50.0
              Yunhai-2 04 )                                               Meteo      112D   S43912  1090 x  1099 x 50.0
              Yunhai-2 05 )                                               Meteo      112E   S43913  1091 x  1100 x 50.0
              Yunhai-2 06 )                                               Meteo      112G   S43915  1092 x  1100 x 50.0
Jan 10 1711   Zhongxing-2D           Chang Zheng 3B      Xichang          Comms      01A    S43920   181 x 35818 x 27.1 
Jan 11 1531   Iridium SV167  )       Falcon 9            Vandenberg SLC4E Comms      02K    S43931   611 x   623 x 86.7
              Iridium SV168  )                                            Comms      02C    S43924   611 x   623 x 86.7
              Iridium SV169  )                                            Comms      02E    S43926   611 x   623 x 86.7
              Iridium SV170  )                                            Comms      02J    S43930   611 x   623 x 86.7
              Iridium SV171  )                                            Comms      02H    S43929   611 x   623 x 86.7
              Iridium SV172  )                                            Comms      02F    S43927   611 x   623 x 86.7
              Iridium SV173  )                                            Comms      02D    S43925   611 x   623 x 86.7
              Iridium SV175  )                                            Comms      02G    S43928   611 x   623 x 86.7
              Iridium SV176  )                                            Comms      02B    S43923   611 x   623 x 86.7
              Iridium SV180  )                                            Comms      02A    S43922   611 x   623 x 86.7
Jan 15 0030   Payam                  Simorgh             Khomeini SC      Comms/Imag F01           -2600?x   500?x 55.0
Jan 18 0050   RAPIS         )        Epsilon             Uchinoura        Tech       03     S43932   498 x   510 x 97.3 0932LT SSO
              RiseSat       )                                             Tech       03     S43933   490 x   513 x 97.3 0932LT SSO
              MicroDragon   )                                             Tech       03     S43934   491 x   511 x 97.3 0932LT SSO
              OrigamiSat-1  )                                             Tech       03     S43935   489 x   513 x 97.3 0932LT SSO
              Aoba-VELOX IV )                                             Tech       03     S43936   481 x   512 x 97.3 0932LT SSO
              Nexus         )                                             Tech       03     S43937   480 x   512 x 97.3 0932LT SSO
              ALE-1         )                                             Tech       03     S43938   480 x   513 x 97.3 0932LT SSO
Jan 19 1910   USA 290                Delta 4 Heavy       Vandenberg SLC6  Imaging?   04A    S43941   
Jan 21 0542   Jilin Lincao 1     )   Chang Zheng 11      Jiuquan          Imaging
              Wenchang Chaosuan 1)                                        Imaging
              Qingteng Zhi Xing  )                                        Imaging
              Lingque 1 A xing   )                                        Imaging

Table of Recent Suborbital Launches
-----------------------------------

Date UT       Payload/Flt Name Launch Vehicle      Site                  Mission    Apogee/km    Target

Dec 13 1600   VSS Unity VP03    Spaceship Two      Lake Isabella         Test           82.7     Mojave
Dec 18 0746   DEUCE 2           Black Brant IX     White Sands           UV Astron     282       White Sands
Dec 23        Nudol' KV         Nudol'             Plesetsk              Test          500?      Laptev Sea
Dec 26 0959   Avangard          UR-100NU           Yasniy                Test         1000?      Kura
Jan  4 0927   CAPER-2           Black Brant XIIA   Andoya                Magnetosphere 774       Norwegian Sea
Jan 13 0913   G-CHASER          Terrier Imp.Malemute Andoya              Atmosphere    174       Norwegian Sea

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