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2011-07-20 07:35:00

A Russian radio telescope intended to be the largest of its kind in space, has started its stellar orbit around planet Earth for the first time since being launched.

2011-02-21 03:26:00

KYIV, Ukraine, February 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ukraine will build its own up-to-date missile complex called Sapsan. The new multi-functional missile complex is expected to combine the features of a tactical missile complex and a multiple rocket launcher.

2010-10-28 12:35:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sea Launch Company has successfully completed its Chapter 11 reorganization process, effective October 27, 2010.

2008-10-31 18:00:10

Russian space technicians are preparing to launch a Ukrainian-built rocket containing a U.S. Telstar telecom satellite, Russia's space agency said Friday.

2008-09-08 21:00:21

MOSCOW. Sept 8 (Interfax-AVN) - The U.S. telecom satellite Galaxy- 19 will be put into orbit on September 23 under the Sea Launch program. "The high-power satellite will service clients in North America, Central America and the Caribbean," the Sea Launch Company website said.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.