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
- Nathan Barnes
- Ian Clark
NARRATOR: Technology Demonstration Missions; taking the next step in deep space ... watch video
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
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