Xinhua News Agency (Sep. 19, 2012) China launched two satellites after 3 a.m. Beijing Time on Wednesday.
The satellites were sent into space by a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan ... watch video
AFP (Oct. 12, 2012) A third Soyuz rocket is set to launch from the Guyanese Space center, carrying two new Galileo satellites which are to join their two namesakes in orbit as part of validating Europe's version of the ... watch video
NASA (Feb. 15, 2013) It may have been small, appearing so even in the best optical telescopes on Earth, but the flyby of asteroid 2012 DA14 was anything but a minor event to astronomers. Never feared as a threat to ... watch video
Newsy (July 14, 2014) After three delays, the spaceflight company finally launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying six satellites into orbit, the latest good news for SpaceX.
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