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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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    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


    North Korea has announced its intention to launch a satellite into polar orbit in mid-April as a tribute to the...


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  • IN FOCUS: Astrium engineers take a shot at space debris

    News | 23 Apr 2013 13:40 | 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/
  • The Bear's stars shine brighter

    News | 10 Aug 2009 23:00 | Rob Coppinger

    A fresh vision is energising Russia's space programme after years of stagnation that followed the end of the Soviet Unionhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/The-Bears-stars-shine-brighter-330691/
  • BREAKING NEWS 20 July 1969: Man successfully lands on the surface of the Moon

    News | 20 Jul 2009 20:17

    At 2118 BST today a dream that humanity had held for millenia became reality when NASA's Eagle landed in the Sea of Tranquillity after a dramatic and tense descent from command module Columbiahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BREAKING-NEWS-20-July-1969-Man-successfully-lands-on-the-surface-of-the-Moon-329858/