SpaceX blasts off with Luxembourg military satellite

Feb 1, 2018

SpaceX blasts off with Luxembourg military satellite

SpaceX on Wednesday blasted off a 4-ton secure military communications satellite called GovSat-1, a partnership between the government of Luxembourg and the satellite operator SES. The prime minister and deputy prime minister of Luxembourg were in Florida for the launch, along with the prince and ...

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 ...