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    North Korea has announced its intention to launch a satellite into polar orbit in mid-April as a tribute to the country's founder, Kim Il-sung.


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  • Russia establishes military UAV unit


    ​Russia has reportedly established a dedicated unmanned air vehicle unit in the Eastern region of Chukotka, believed to...


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    How many satellite engineers spend their day shooting at things? Answer - two. And, it must be said, Simon Barraclough...


  • North Korea's space plans disguise missile ambitions


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  • Russia establishes military UAV unit

    News | 02 Dec 2014 15:29 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Russia has reportedly established a dedicated unmanned air vehicle unit in the Eastern region of Chukotka, believed to stem from a $9.2 billion investment in the technology that was pledged by the defence ministry in May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russia-establishes-military-UAV-unit-406651/
  • ANALYSIS: Meteor shower-tracking ISS camera to focus on threats in orbit

    News | 15 Aug 2014 08:58 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The International Space Station is set to be fitted with a camera dedicated to tracking meteor showers, in a bid to better understand these spectacular events – and hopefully improve our data on orbiting debris, man-made and natural, so as to help position spacecraft to avoid collisions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Meteor-shower-tracking-ISS-camera-to-focus-on-threats-in-orbit-402704/
  • IN FOCUS: Astrium engineers take a shot at space debris

    News | 23 Apr 2013 14:40 | Dan Thisdell

    How many satellite engineers spend their day shooting at things? Answer - two. And, it must be said, Simon Barraclough and Jaime Reed are having a good time doing it.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Astrium-engineers-take-a-shot-at-space-debris-385004/
  • North Korea's space plans disguise missile ambitions

    News | 21 Mar 2012 16:30 | Zach Rosenberg

    North Korea has announced its intention to launch a satellite into polar orbit in mid-April as a tribute to the country's founder, Kim Il-sung.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/North-Koreas-space-plans-disguise-missile-ambitions-369724/
  • Retrospective: No rallying cry as Space Shuttle programme launched

    News | 22 Nov 2010 15:00 | Stephen Trimble

    The Space Shuttle was launched to service a space station, but it had to wait 30 years to fulfil its original missionhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Retrospective-No-rallying-cry-as-Space-Shuttle-programme-launched-349982/
  • France's 2020 Euro vision

    News | 08 Jan 2010 09:00 | Rob Coppinger

    Despite its neighbours' interest in France's military satellite projects, a more pan-European approach is yet to emergehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frances-2020-Euro-vision-336826/