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SpaceX lands Falcon 9 rocket after launching Japanese satellite

SpaceX lands Falcon 9 rocket after launching Japanese satellite

SpaceX successfully landed a reusable Falcon 9 rocket on a floating drone ship at sea early Sunday after the vehicle had sent a Japanese communications satellite into orbit.

SpaceX successfully lands rocket’s first stage after space launch

SpaceX successfully lands rocket’s first stage after space launch

SpaceX successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean early Friday after launching a Japanese communications satellite into orbit.

Turkey to use US rocket system in fight against IS

Turkey to use US rocket system in fight against IS

Turkey has struck a deal with the United States to deploy American light multiple rocket launchers on its border with Syria to combat the Islamic State group, according to the foreign ministry.

Rocket fire from Syria hits south Turkey

Rocket fire from Syria hits south Turkey

At least three rockets fired from Syria hit the Turkish border town of Kilis on Saturday but no-one was injured, the local governor's office said.

N Korean launches rocket in defiance of global warnings

N Korean launches rocket in defiance of global warnings

North Korea launched a long-range rocket yesterday carrying what it called a satellite, but its neighbours and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of UN sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test.

N Korea rocket launch a 'direct violation' of five UN resolutions

N Korea rocket launch a 'direct violation' of five UN resolutions

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Sunday blasted North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket as a blatant breach of five UN resolutions and demanded Pyongyang comply with international law.

North Korea triggers fresh fury with space rocket launch

North Korea triggers fresh fury with space rocket launch

North Korea said it had successfully put a satellite into orbit, with a rocket launch widely condemned as a disguised ballistic missile test for a weapons delivery system to strike the US mainland.

US, allies aim to track North Korean rocket

US, allies aim to track North Korean rocket

The US has deployed missile defence systems that will work with the Japanese and South Korean militaries to track a rocket that North Korea says it will launch sometime over an 18-day period beginning on Monday.