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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: October 28th

Posted October 28, 2014 by NYCA Admin

The Cuban Missile Crisis comes to an end, the Airbus A300 flies for the first time, an Air China pilot hijacks his own plane, a Continental 757 lands on a taxiway, and more…

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Military News

North Korea Fires Long-Range Missile, Claims Successful Satellite Launch

Posted December 12, 2012 by BNO News

The world doubted North Korea’s claims on Wednesday that it successfully launched a weather satellite into orbit.

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Kim Jong-un watches something in the sky. (Photo by Korean Central News Agency)
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Military News

North Korea Ready To Try Another Rocket Launch Carrying ‘Satellite’

Posted December 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

North Korea will this month attempt for a second time to launch a long-range rocket carrying a satellite, the government announced Saturday.

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 14th

Posted February 14, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The crashes of Belvia Flight 1834 and Indian Airlines Flight 605, China’s Long March 3 rocket kills villagers in a launch accident, India receives its first Soviet-built fighters, the first GPS satellite launched and more.

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Diagram illustrating the routes of the Cosmos and Iridium satellites when they collided in 2009.
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 10th

Posted February 10, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

McDonnell Douglas delivers its 10,000th plane, Gary Powers is released by the Soviets, two communications satellites collide in orbit and more…

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Space News

Video: NASA Launches New Weather Satellite Aboard Delta II Rocket

Posted October 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Early Friday morning, a Delta II rocket carrying a climate research and weather forecasting satellite took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

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Space News

DARPA Space Robots Could Revive Dead Satellites

Posted October 25, 2011 by Tammy Plotner

About 22,000 miles above the Earth, $300 million worth of retired satellites are simply taking up space in geosynchronous orbit. The DARPA Phoenix program might bring them back to life.

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Airline News

Live Video: Watch ViaSat-1 Communications Satellite Launch from Kazkahstan

Posted October 19, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The world’s most powerful communications satellite ViaSat-1 is scheduled to launch atop a Proton-M rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2:48 pm ET.

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Aviation News

Live Video: Watch US Air Force Atlas 5 Rocket Launch from Cape Canaveral Carrying Missile Warning Satellite

Posted May 7, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A US Air Force Atlas 5 rocket carrying the SBIRS GEO-1 missile warning satellite is now scheduled to blast off from Cape Canaveral Air Station on Saturday at 2:10pm ET.

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Lockheed Martin SBIRS GEO-1 satellite is loaded onto a US Air Force C-5 Galaxy at Moffett Air Force Bas
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Photo: US Air Force C-5 Galaxy Eats State-of-the-Art Missile Defense Satellite

Posted March 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The US Air Force has taken delivery of a first-of-its-kind SBIRS GEO-1 missile detection spacecraft, to be launched atop an Atlas V rocket in early May.

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