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Canada Has Sent a Satellite Into Space to Take on a Critical Mission

February 25, 2013
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Canada's military took a giant leap into the space game today with the launch of its first satellite from a pad in India.

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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Flies Higher and Faster

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Buzz60 (Sep. 6, 2013) — Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo is taking space tourism to the next level. The space machine is designed to take suborbital flights, zooming passengers on short space adventures. On its most recent flight, the spaceship flew under rocket power for 4 seconds longer than ever before reaching an altitude of 69,000 feet. Over 600 people have signed up to be the first to take a ride, but the company still needs approval from the FAA to take passengers into space. Krysitn Goodwin has the story.
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Raw: NASA Launches Satellite After 2009 Failure

Raw: NASA Launches Satellite After 2009 Failure

AP (July 2, 2014) — A rocket carrying a NASA satellite lit up the pre-dawn skies Wednesday on a mission to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, the chief culprit behind global warming. NASA lost a similar satellite in 2009 after a rocket hardware failure. (July 2) Video provided by AP
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Students Send Hamburger Up to Space

Students Send Hamburger Up to Space

Buzz60 (Nov. 8, 2012) — Space is all the rage right now and some unusual items are being sent on intergalactic journeys. Five friends from Harvard recently sent a hamburger to space and have video of the adventure. Gillian Pensavalle takes you on that trip, and looks at a Lego man and a teenager's early acceptance letter to MIT, which also took long voyages.
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China Launches Two Satellites

China Launches Two Satellites

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 Province.
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