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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
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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