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Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense

Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense

Graphic explaining Israel's Iron Dome anti-missile system, which is being used to defend the country against rocket attacks by Gaza. MCT 2014

July 25, 2014 10:01 pm

Rocket misfire in Arizona desert puts record pursuit on hold

California man's rocket mis-fires in Arizona desert in attempt to set record.

June 29, 2014 11:33 amLoading…

Business news in brief

A missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems intercepted and destroyed a low-flying rocket in a key step in development of a weapon to counter rockets, artillery and mortar rounds, the company said Monday.

August 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Raytheon missile hits rocket in key test

A missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems intercepted and destroyed a low-flying rocket in a key step in development of a weapon to counter rockets, artillery and mortar rounds, the company said Monday.

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In memory of brave explorers

In memory of brave explorers

The Space Shuttle Challenger is seen as it lifts off the pad on its aborted mission in Kennedy Space Center, Florida, Jan. 28, 1986. Seen at the bottom section of the solid rocket booster, just to the right of the right wing of Challenger, a black plume of smoke can be seen. Investigators be…

February 01, 2013 8:36 pmLoading…

North Korea declares rocket launch a success

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea defied international warnings and fired a long-range rocket Wednesday, the second launch under its new leader and a clear sign Pyongyang is pushing forward with its quest to develop the technology needed to deliver a nuclear warhead.

December 11, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…
History of American Spaceflight

History of American Spaceflight

The Space Shuttle orbiter Discovery lifts off from Launch Pad 398 in Kennedy Space Center at morning on Tuesday, April 24, 1990, carrying a crew of five and the Hubble Space Telescope. The mission, STS-31, had been originally scheduled for launch on April 10th but was scrubbed because of a f…

July 28, 2012 3:45 pmLoading…
History of American Spaceflight

History of American Spaceflight

U.S. astronauts laugh while standing around models of the Atlas and nose capsule designed to carry them into space in San Diego, California September 25, 1959. From left are Walter Schirra, J.R. Dempsey, executive of convair, maker of Atlas, John H. Glenn, Jr., Virgil I. Grissom, Alan Shepar…

July 28, 2012 3:42 pmLoading…

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