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Japanese Rocket Launch A Success
2013-09-14 05:03:03

Following a two-week delay, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency successfully launched their new, reportedly less expensive Epsilon Launch Vehicle early Saturday morning.

Japan Epsilon Rocket Launch Halted Due To 'Attitude Abnormality'
2013-08-27 08:08:03

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency was dealt another setback in its attempts to launch its first new rocket in 12 years, after the Epsilon Launch Vehicle encountered an abnormality during countdown.

Japan Launches Spy Satellites To Keep Tabs On North Korea
2013-01-28 13:35:13

Japan launched two satellites into orbit on Sunday, capable of spying and offering sharp images for its government defense and intelligence agencies.

2006-02-21 20:05:00

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan launched a research satellite into space on Wednesday, its second successful launch in less than a week and an additional boost to a space program plagued by a string of mishaps in recent years.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.