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Stories with subject: Space launches
  • SpaceX making Easter delivery of station supplies 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 9:53 pm
  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - A SpaceX supply ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Friday, setting the stage for an Easter morning delivery and urgent spacewalking repairs later in the week.

  • Station supply ship carrying Taylor satellite 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 5:37 pm
  • UPLAND, Indiana - A supply ship headed to the International Space Station is carrying a tiny satellite designed and built by Taylor University engineering students.

  • Purdue experiment to test how plants grow in space 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 3:50 am
  • WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana - An experiment by Purdue University scientists will test how plants grow in response to various levels of gravity.

  • Air Force launches spy satellite from Florida 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 1:57 pm
  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - The Air Force has launched a new spy satellite.

  • Israel launches new spy satellite 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 4:07 am
  • JERUSALEM - Israel's Defense Ministry said on Thursday that it has successfully launched a new observation satellite into orbit, one which is expected to be used to observe Iran and hostile militant groups in the Middle East.

  • US defense weather satellite launched 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 4:40 pm
  • VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, California - A U.S. military weather satellite was successfully launched into orbit early Thursday, the Air Force said.

  • ESA launching satellite for new monitoring system 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 9:19 am
  • BERLIN - The European Space Agency is launching the first of six satellites for a new system designed to better monitor climate change, environmental disasters and catastrophes like floods, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

  • Sea Launch postpones Eutelsat 3B mission 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 3:25 pm
  • LONG BEACH, California - Sea Launch AG has postponed the planned April 15 launch of a communications satellite for France-based Eutelsat because of damage that occurred during movement of the integrated launch vehicle at the company's homeport in Long Beach, California

  • Space station arrival delayed for US-Russian crew 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 7:10 pm
  • MOSCOW - A software glitch on a Russian spacecraft heading to the International Space Station has delayed the arrival of three astronauts, including an American.

  • French plane diverted after Russia closes airspace 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 9:45 am
  • BERLIN - Air France said Wednesday that a plane carrying 495 passengers and 22 crew was diverted on its way from Shanghai to Paris after Russia closed part of its airspace because of the launch of a Russian spacecraft to the International Space Station.