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Design your own satellite with this free program!

NASA – If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to build a satellite to peer into a black hole and uncover its secrets, now you can find out…

North Korea Launches Long Range Rocket, U.S. reports it failed

 Korean Unha-3 rocket broke apart one minute after launch South Korea has confirmed that North Korea defiantly fired off a long-range rocket Friday, an official said, in a move sure…

Phobos Grunt Mars Probe killed by a software glitch…maybe

The ambitious Russian Mars probe which was supposed to place a lander on Phobos was doomed by a software glitch say Russian officials. “a programming error which led to a…

Russian Maridian satellite fails, rocket explodes

A Russian military launch of communications network Satellite failed On the heals of the loss of the Phobos Grunt mission Russia has yet another failure. A Soyuz-2.1b rocket¬† lifted off…

Bad Day to be a Russian Satellite Engineer

Reuters quotes Russian President Dmitry Medvedev as saying that he believes those responsible for recent space program failures, like Phobos-Grunt, should be punished.¬† Phobos Grunt is a mission to Mars…