The world doubted North Korea’s claims on Wednesday that it successfully launched a weather satellite into orbit.
North Korea will this month attempt for a second time to launch a long-range rocket carrying a satellite, the government announced Saturday.
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.
Early Friday morning, a Delta II rocket carrying a climate research and weather forecasting satellite took off from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.
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.
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.
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.