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International Community Condemns North Korean Rocket Launch

Posted April 13th, 2012 at 2:35 am (UTC-5)
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The international community is reacting strongly to North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket, which failed shortly after liftoff Friday and has been widely seen as a provocation. The White House quickly released a statement, criticizing the failed rocket launch. Press Secretary Jay Carney said the move threatens regional security and shows that Pyongyang prefers […]

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International Community Reacts to North Korean Rocket Launch

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 10:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The international community is reacting strongly to North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket, which failed shortly after liftoff and has been widely seen as a provocation. British Foreign Secretary William Hague issued a statement late Thursday expressing deep concern about the North’s action. He said North Korea can expect a strong response from the […]

Images Show North Korea Readying Rocket Launch

Posted April 2nd, 2012 at 2:00 am (UTC-5)
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New satellite images of a North Korean rocket site show evidence of increased preparation for a space launch that Washington sees as cover for a long-range missile test. The U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies said Sunday that satellite photos taken last Wednesday show a mobile radar trailer, not previously present […]

US Space Agency Launches Rockets to Study High-Altitude Jet Stream

Posted March 27th, 2012 at 11:40 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space agency NASA has launched five rockets from the eastern state of Virginia as part of a study of the upper level jet stream. The rockets blasted off early Tuesday morning more than a minute apart. NASA says the mission, known as the Anomalous Transport Rocket Experiment (ATREX), will help scientists understand the […]

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South Korea Threatens to Shoot Down North Korean Rocket

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 12:30 am (UTC-5)
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South Korea’s defense ministry said Monday it is preparing to shoot down a North Korean rocket if it strays into the South’s airspace during a launch planned for next month. The North has announced it will fire the rocket between April 12 and 16 to mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of founding president […]

NASA Launches Satellite to Study Oceans

Posted June 10th, 2011 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. space agency has launched a satellite that will measure the saltiness of the oceans, in a mission to help scientists gain a better understanding of the world’s changing climate. A Delta 2 rocket carrying the Aquarius satellite observatory blasted off Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. NASA says data from Aquarius […]

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