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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Nov. 22, 2013 In a dense fog, a Russian Rockot rocket on 22 November 2013 cleared the launchpad of the Baikonur Cosmodrome on schedule at 13:02:15 CET. In the tip of the rocket: three identical satellites to ... read more
Oct. 8, 2012 Technicians and engineers are completing final system checks and spacecraft inspections on the first of NASA's third-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites (TDRS). Boeing Space Systems ... read more
Oct. 2, 2012 The twin Galileo satellites are now fully fuelled and mated together atop the upper stage that will haul them most of the way up to their final orbit. The launch is now planned for the evening of ... read more