Iran claims success in launch of satellite-carrying rocket into space

Jul 28, 2017

Iran claims success in launch of satellite-carrying rocket into space

Iran successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket into space, the country's state media reported on Thursday, in what is likely the most significant step yet for the launch vehicle. A confirmed launch of the Simorgh rocket would also mark another step forward for the ...

Japan launches new spy satellite to keep eye on North Korea

Mar 17, 2017

Japan launches new spy satellite to keep eye on North Korea

Japan launched a new spy satellite Friday, the country's space agency said, as the region grows increasingly uneasy over North Korea's quickening missile and nuclear programs. The Radar 5 unit was carried into space on Japan's mainstay H-IIA rocket from a launch site in the ...