- Seoul: N. Korea moves up rocket launch window to Feb. 7-14 Updated: Feb-06-16 8:51 am
SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Saturday. The launch, which the North says is an effort to send a satellite into orbit, would be in defiance of repeated warnings by outside governments that suspect it is a banned test of ballistic missile technology.
- Analysis: AP bureau chiefs in Koreas on planned launch Updated: Feb-05-16 10:43 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - It's another big, splashy step for the North Korean government: a planned rocket launch the world will see as a banned test of long-range missile technology that comes only weeks after testing what it said was a hydrogen bomb.
- Obama, Xi discuss NKorea amid signs of rocket launch preps Updated: Feb-05-16 4:45 pm
WASHINGTON - The presidents of the U.S. and China agreed Friday that a planned rocket launch by North Korea would violate U.N. sanctions, the White House said, amid signs the isolated nation was moving closer to blastoff.
- Experts say launch won't bring N. Korea much closer to ICBM Updated: Feb-05-16 3:48 am
TOKYO - Japan has deployed PAC-3 missile batteries in the heart of Tokyo to shoot down any incoming rocket debris. South Korea is reportedly mobilizing two Aegis-equipped destroyers. The U.S. is already gunning to punish Pyongyang for what it says will be a ballistic missile test in the guise of a space launch.
- Seoul, Tokyo threaten to intercept N. Korean rocket debris Updated: Feb-04-16 4:37 am
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea and Japan vowed to shoot down any debris that falls on their territories from a long-range rocket that North Korea plans to fire this month, with Seoul saying Thursday that it has detected launch preparations by Pyongyang.
- North Korea's rocket plans seen as disrespectful of China Updated: Feb-03-16 11:42 pm
BEIJING - The timing couldn't have appeared worse. North Korea announces it will launch a long-range rocket smack in the middle of a top Chinese envoy's visit to Pyongyang. In diplomatic terms, it was yet another sign of disrespect for North Korea's chief ally.
- US official says activity detected at NKorean launch site Updated: Jan-28-16 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON - North Korea may be preparing to launch a rocket or missile, according to a U.S. defense official and expert analysis of commercial satellite imagery published Thursday.
- Pentagon defends use of Russian engines to launch satellites Updated: Jan-27-16 4:22 pm
WASHINGTON - Senior Pentagon officials on Wednesday sought to defend the use of Russian-made rocket engines to send U.S. military satellites into space, telling exasperated lawmakers they are moving quickly to end the practice and rely on American-made rockets for the launches.
- Blue Origin sends reusable rocket up again, safe landing Updated: Jan-23-16 5:51 pm
VAN HORN, Texas - A private space company completed another successful unmanned rocket launch in West Texas with the same vehicle as November and with a safe landing.
- Latest: SpaceX: ice buildup may have led rocket to tip over Updated: Jan-18-16 2:09 am
LOS ANGELES - The latest on the launch of an ocean-monitoring satellite from California (all times local):
- Support leg breaks as SpaceX rocket lands on ocean barge Updated: Jan-17-16 4:41 pm
LOS ANGELES - After successfully delivering a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, a Space X rocket made a hard landing on a floating barge in the roiling Pacific, breaking a support leg and toppling over Sunday.
- Cancer 'moonshot' aims to speed fight against No. 2 killer Updated: Jan-14-16 7:21 pm
WASHINGTON - Harking back to America's triumphant race into space, the Obama administration is launching what it calls a "moonshot" effort to cure cancer.
- NASA adds 3rd company as space station shipper; shuttle back Updated: Jan-14-16 6:22 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - NASA is adding a third company to its short list of space station suppliers, a Nevada business that will bring back a mini version of the shuttle.