Xinhua News Agency (Sep. 19, 2012) China launched two satellites after 3 a.m. Beijing Time on Wednesday.
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AFP (June 22, 2016) India successfully launches a rocket carrying a record 20 satellites as its famously frugal space agency looks to grab a larger slice of the lucrative commercial space market.
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Deutsche Welle (Jan. 7, 2013) Despite funding being scarce, Europe still has grand plans to make it to the Moon and Mars. The first goal is to build an outpost on the Moon to facilitate further trips into space. But such a ... watch video
NASA (Jan. 27, 2014) Transcript
Technology Demonstration Missions (TDM)
- Todd Ely
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Reuters - News Video Online (June 15, 2016) SpaceX successfully launches its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida to deliver a dual payload of communications satellites into orbit. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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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
Aug. 25, 2016 Astronomers using ALMA surveyed dozens of young stars -- some Sun-like and others approximately double that size -- and discovered that the larger variety have surprisingly ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Astrophysicists have proposed a clever new way to shed light on the mystery of dark matter, believed to make up most of the universe. The irony is they want to try to pin down the nature of this ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Saturn, with its alluring rings and numerous moons, has long fascinated stargazers and scientists. After an initial flyby of Pioneer 11 in 1979, humanity got a second, much ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Astronomers using observations from NASA's WISE and Fermi missions have confirmed a connection between the infrared and gamma-ray light emitted by blazars, a class of distant ... read more
Aug. 23, 2016 Extensive systems of fossilized riverbeds have been discovered on an ancient region of the Martian surface, supporting the idea that the now cold and dry Red Planet had a warm and wet climate about 4 ... read more
Mar. 11, 2016 NASA successfully tested the first deep space RS-25 rocket engine for 500 seconds March 10, clearing a major milestone toward the next great era of space exploration. The next time rocket engine No. ... read more
Dec. 3, 2015 ESA's LISA Pathfinder lifted off earlier Dec. 3, 2015 on a Vega rocket from Europe's spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on its way to demonstrate technology for observing gravitational ... read more
Feb. 11, 2015 An experimental vehicle to develop an autonomous European reentry capability for future reusable space transportation has completed its mission. ESA's Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle flew a ... read more
June 25, 2014 On June 23, 2014, the ship and crew aiming to recover Europe's unmanned IXV spacecraft in November had a practice run off the coast of Tuscany, Italy. They retrieved a prototype of the ... read more