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On This Day in Space! Dec. 19, 1961: France creates a space agency

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On Dec. 19, 1961, France’s space agency was born! See how it happened in our “On This Day In Space” series!

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SpaceX launches classified US spy satellite, sticks rocket landing to cap record year

December 19th, 2020 by

SpaceX launched a clandestine U.S. spy satellite into space for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) Thursday (Dec. 17), marking its 26th rocket of the year.

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Launch Replay: SpaceX lofts NROL-108 spy satellite

December 19th, 2020 by

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the NROL-108 spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office Saturday, Dec. 19. Watch it live here!

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Watch live today: SpaceX launching NROL-108 spy satellite

December 19th, 2020 by

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the NROL-108 spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office Saturday, Dec. 19. Watch it live here!

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‘Christmas star’ 2020: Here’s some fun facts about the ‘great conjunction’ of Jupiter and Saturn

December 19th, 2020 by

We are now closing in on the long-awaited night of Dec. 21, when Jupiter and Saturn will engage in their “great conjunction.”

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Astra will launch its 1st satellite mission in early 2021

December 19th, 2020 by

Astra is moving full-speed ahead after its first successful launch.

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