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Third Time's A Charm: South Korea's Satellite Launch A Success

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The rocket blasted off from the Naro Space Center at 5pm local time today, carrying a satellite that will collect climate data. South Korea today launched a weather satellite into space using a three-stage rocket. The mission of KSLV-1* has, so far, been a success, said Science Minister Lee...
Third Time's A Charm: South Korea's Satellite Launch A Success

These Surface-To-Air Missiles Will Be Deployed on London Rooftops

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The U.K. Ministry of Defence decided to install surface-to-air missiles on the roofs of six London housing complexes to defend the Summer Olympics against airborne threats. Neighbors protested, but a judge denied their petition, so the operation will go ahead. Exactly how much firepower are they putting up there? Here's...
These Surface-To-Air Missiles Will Be Deployed on London Rooftops

North Korea's rocket launch could be a massive own goal | Simon Tisdall

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The North's missile launch could prompt South Koreans to elect a president who is most willing to get tough with PyongyangNorth Korea's weekend confirmation that it will use a three-stage rocket to launch a satellite into orbit on or before 22 December is just the sort of Christmas present China's...
North Korea's rocket launch could be a massive own goal | Simon Tisdall
Satellite Of Love: Why Virgin Galactic's New Private Launcher Is So Swoon-Worthy

Here's The Rocket Elon Musk Just Sent To The Space Station (TSLA)

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Elon Musk is making serious progress with his space rocket company and we've got a peek at  the rocket he launched this week. Musk, known in the Valley as a co-founder of eBay, is bringing Valley ingenuity to some pretty hard human problems: sustainable transportation, and space vehicles to turn...
Here's The Rocket Elon Musk Just Sent To The Space Station (TSLA)

Britain joins space race with first satellite: From the archive, 7 June 1963

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The UK-3 was renamed Ariel 3 before its launch in California in 1967. It became the first all-British made satellite to be sent into spaceLe Bourget, ParisThe job of building Britain's first earth satellite has been given to the British Aircraft Corporation, a contract probably worth between £500,000 and £1...
Britain joins space race with first satellite: From the archive, 7 June 1963

Virgin Galactic unveils LauncherOne satellite vehicle

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Building a satellite, that's not really much of a problem anymore. Getting them launched, well, that's what separates the big boys from the wannabes. Virgin's Richard Branson believes he has the answer to that -- LauncherOne. The delivery system for Earth orbiters is based around the WhiteKnightTwo, the same...
Virgin Galactic unveils LauncherOne satellite vehicle

North Korea Fires Rocket, Pyongyang Style, Even China Disappointed

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Bring me the head of Psy on a plate, said Kim Jong-Un. No, no, he didn't. North Korea successfully launched a three-stage rocket this morning, defying international warnings. "The launch of the second version of our Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite from the Sohae Space Centre... on December 12 was successful," said...
North Korea Fires Rocket, Pyongyang Style, Even China Disappointed

Space travel coming to an airport near you? Maybe, if Skylon keeps its cool

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Want to get from New York to Perth in under 4 hours, or maybe just head to outer space on a lark? Reaction Engines' "Skylon" mach 5 spaceplane might be your chariot -- or not. Its scheme of ingesting oxygen from the atmosphere instead of stowing it like a...
Space travel coming to an airport near you? Maybe, if Skylon keeps its cool
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