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Liftoff! Japan's Epsilon Rocket Launches 1st Flight

Credit: JAXA
Japan's brand-new Epsilon rocket launches on its debut mission from Uchinoura Space Center on Sept. 14, 2013 carrying the SPRINT-A (Hisaki) space telescope,…Read More »





a Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency satellite designed to study the planets of the solar system from Earth orbit. [Read the Full Story Here]   Less «
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