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  • Tropical storm stalls US satellite launch August 25, 2012

    Cape Canaveral: A tropical storm forced the delay of the US space agency's launch of a pair of satellites to Earth's harsh radiation belts, just four minutes before the rockets fired. The countdown was halted early on Saturday for the second time in as many days. NASA initially said it would try...
  • US satellite spots activity at N Korean missile site May 30, 2009

    Seoul (South Korea): US satellite imagery has spotted "vehicle activity" at a North Korean ballistic missile site, two Defense Department officials said on Friday. This activity is similar to that before a longrange missile launch by North Korea earlier this year. It comes amid growing world concern over North Korea's latest...
  • Russia launches 4 US satellites May 31, 2007

    Moscow: Russia has successfully launched four US Globalstar satellites into orbit on board a SoyuzFG carrier rocket from a space center in Kazakhstan, the Russian space agency said Wednesday. The rocket lifted off from the Baikonur space center at 00.31 am (Moscow time) and put the satellites into transitional orbit....