China has 3 new spy satellites in orbit after Long March 4C launch | Space

The China National Space Administration launched another trio of satellites into orbit late Friday (March 12), adding to its network of spy satellites observing regions nearby CCinderella nese territory. The fresh set of Yaogan 31-series satellites launched at 9:19 p.m. EST Friday (0219 GMT Saturday or 10:39 a.m. local time) from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch […]

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Watch SpaceX launch a U.S. spy satellite live and bring its booster back for a landing on terra firma – TechCrunch

SpaceX is launching a Falcon 9 today from Kennedy Space Center, with a launch window that spans three hours and opens at 9 AM EST (6 AM PST). The mission will carry a spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and will include a recovery attempt for the first-stage booster used on the […]

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Scientists suggest US embassies were hit with high-power microwaves – here’s how the weapons work

The mystery ailment that has afflicted U.S. embassy staff and CIA officers off and on over the last four years in Cuba, China, Russia and other countries appears to have been caused by high-power microwaves, according to a report released by the National Academies. A committee of 19 experts in medicine and other fields concluded […]

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SpaceX will launch a new NASA satellite — and land with a boom this weekend – CNET

The next SpaceX Falcon 9 launch is slated to carry a new NASA and European Space Agency satellite to orbit as soon as Saturday. The payload will be the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite, which is the latest in a series of satellites that have provided critical data about sea level rise and climate change for […]

Read More SpaceX will launch a new NASA satellite — and land with a boom this weekend – CNET