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Ocean satellite dies after 11-year mission

PASADENA, Calif. — Jason-1, a satellite that for more than a decade precisely tracked rising sea levels across a vast sweep of ocean and helped forecasters make better weather and climate predictions, has ended its useful life after circling the globe more than 53,500 times, NASA announced W…

July 03, 2013 4:02 pmLoading…

Raytheon missile intercepts its target

A missile made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems destroyed a ballistic missile in a flight test primarily using targeting data from space satellites, the company said Wednesday.

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