Tag: Rocket

Soyuz Launched With First Two Geopositioning Galileo Satellites

Soyuz Launched With First Two Geopositioning Galileo Satellites

A Soyuz rocket has lifted off on its maiden flight from Europe’s space base in South America, carrying the first two satellites in the Galileo geopositioning system. The launch — the first by the veteran rocket beyond Russia’s historic bases

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NASA Earth Observation Satellite Glory Failed to Reach Orbit

NASA Earth Study Satellite Fails to Reach Orbit WASHINGTON — NASA’s Glory mission launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Friday at 5:09:45 a.m. EST failed to reach orbit. Telemetry indicated the fairing, the protective shell atop the Taurus

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Newest NOAA Geostationary Satellite Reaches Orbit

Here’s a news article from earlier this month that I missed, but thought was interesting. Besides, the picture of the rocket taking off is pretty cool, too! Newest NOAA Geostationary Satellite Reaches Orbit GOES-P has improved severe weather, solar storm

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