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  • SPACEX Jul 20

    SpaceX Beats Own Record in South Korean Satellite Launch

    Hawthorne-based SpaceX successfully launched a South Korean military communications satellite into orbit Monday from Cape Canaveral in Florida, in the process beating its own record for turnaround time in the reuse of a rocket. The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off at about 2:30 p.m. California time, following a roughly half-hour delay due to weather over Florida. The launch was originally…

  • SPACEX Jul 8

    SpaceX Again Delays Launch of Internet Satellites

    For the second time in two weeks, Hawthorne-based SpaceX scrubbed a planned launch today of 57 internet satellites from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Wednesday morning’s launch, scheduled for just before 9 a.m. California time, was canceled due to weather. SpaceX officials did not immediately announce a new date for the launch. It was the second time the mission has been…

  • SpaceX Launch Jun 30

    SpaceX Launches US Space Force Satellite

    Hawthorne-based SpaceX launched another rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida Tuesday, this time carrying a U.S. Space Force global positioning satellite into orbit. The launch window for the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the GPS III SV03 satellite was at 12:55 p.m. California time. The satellite launch was originally scheduled for April 29, but it was delayed for two months due…

  • SPACEX Jun 26

    SpaceX Scrubs Launch Of Internet Satellites; New Date Pending

    Hawthorne-based SpaceX today scrubbed a planned launch of 57 internet satellites to allow more time for “pre-launch checkouts,” but a new date for the mission was not immediately set. The Falcon 9 rocket had been scheduled to take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 1:18 p.m. California time. SpaceX officials announced at about 11 a.m. the mission was being…

  • Iran Apr 22

    Iran Guard Reveals Secret Space Program in Satellite Launch

    Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has launched its first satellite into space

  • Iran Feb 9

    Iran Again Fails to Put Satellite in Orbit Amid US Concern

    An Iranian rocket failed to put a satellite into orbit on Sunday, state television reported, the latest setback for a program the U.S. claims helps Tehran advance its ballistic missile program. The launch happened at 7:15 p.m. local time at Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Iran’s Semnan province, some 230 kilometers (145 miles) southeast of Iran’s capital, Tehran. A Simorgh,...

  • Netflix Oct 30, 2019

    AT&T Says HBO Max Streaming Service to Launch in May for $15

    AT&T said Tuesday that its HBO Max streaming service will launch in May for $15 a month, joining a crowded field. The company has said HBO Max will become the “workhorse” for its video business as cord-cutting of traditional TV expands. It hopes to migrate people who pay for HBO in different ways today to the new platform. The service...

  • Southern California Aug 20, 2019

    50 Wildlife Cameras Annihilated, But You Can Help Restore What Woolsey Fire Destroyed

    Fifty wildlife tracking-cameras were destroyed during the Woolsey Fire. National Parks Service wildlife biologists are in a race to replace them, the cameras will be a crucial part of monitoring which animals return to the burn areas, and when.

  • Donald Trump Aug 14, 2019

    Satellite Photos Appear to Show Chinese Paramilitary Near Hong Kong

    Satellite photos show what appear to be armored personnel carriers and other vehicles belonging to the China’s paramilitary People’s Armed Police parked in a sports complex in the city of Shenzhen, in what some have interpreted as a threat from Beijing to use increased force against pro-democracy protesters across the border in Hong Kong. The pictures collected on Monday by...

  • Iran Jan 15, 2019

    Iran Says It's Launched a Satellite That Didn't Reach Orbit

    Iran on Tuesday conducted one of at least two satellite launches it plans despite criticism from the United States, but the satellite failed to reach orbit, an official said. The rocket carrying the Payam satellite failed to reach the “necessary speed” in the third stage of its launch, Telecommunications Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said. Jahromi said the rocket had...

  • Los Angeles Dec 19, 2018

    What to Expect From Wednesday's Rocket Launch

    A look at what we can expect to see when a rocket is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base. David Biggar reports for the NBC4 News at 11 a.m. on Wednesday Dec. 19, 2018.

  • Los Angeles Nov 15, 2018

    SpaceX Launches Communications Satellite, Radio Antenna

    Hawthorne-based SpaceX sent another satellite into orbit Thursday, launching a Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and successfully recovering the rocket’s first stage on a floating barge for reuse in future missions. The Falcon 9 rocket — which was previously used in a July 22 satellite-launch mission — launched at 12:46 p.m. California time.

  • China Jul 28, 2017

    Iran Claims Launch of Satellite-Carrying Rocket Into Space

    Iran successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket into space, the country’s state media reported Thursday, in what is likely the most significant step yet for the launch vehicle. A confirmed launch of the “Simorgh” rocket would mark another step forward for the Islamic Republic’s young space program, but is likely to raise alarm among its adversaries, who fear the...

  • Google Jul 27, 2017

    Irvine Students to Launch Satellite They Built Into Space

    A group of 150 students from Irvine public schools could become the first teenagers on the West Coast to successfully launch a satellite into orbit.

  • Captain Feb 18, 2017

    How to Watch Oscar-Nominated Flicks From Your Couch

    Movie fans, rejoice! You can watch about two-thirds of the Oscar-nominated flicks from your couch.

  • tv Sep 22, 2016

    DirecTV to Release Streaming App — No Satellite Needed

    DirecTV is making a bold move by becoming the first cable and satellite company to start offering stand-alone streaming services through an app.

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