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Next Launch ORB-3 on a Antares rocket from Wallops Island, VA
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27 Oct 14 22:44:00 GMT
27 Oct 14 18:44:00 EDT

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Worldwide Concern Over North Korea’s Satellite Launch

Captured from televised views of the launch, the 105-foot-tall Unha-3 vehicle delivers North Korea’s first internationally-confirmed satellite into orbit. Photo Credit: Reuters

Yesterday’s launch of the Kwangmyŏngsŏng (or “Brilliant Star”) satellite by North Korea has generated tremendous international reaction, with most world powers issuing statements of concern or outright condemnation against an event which [...]

China, Russia Express Concern Over North Korea’s Launch Plans

The 105-foot-tall Unha-3 rocket stands ready at the Sohae launch site on the north-west coast of North Korea, ahead of its unsuccessful April 2012 flight. Last weekend’s announcement of another imminent attempt is suggestive that engineers may have resolved whatever problems arose with the vehicle. Photo Credit: Voice of America

In what has been [...]

North Korea and Iran Poised For High Stakes Rocket Launch

North Korean Unha-3/TD-2 rocket sits in massive service tower at the new West Sea Coast Launch Site. Note how service structure can handle a much taller and wider rocket vehicle. Photo Credit: AP

North Korea’s planned April 12 space launch of a Unha-3/Taep’o-dong-2 (TD-2) ballistic missile is as important to Iran as it is [...]