The first test flight of the X-43A on June 2, 2001, failed when fins sheered off the booster rocket
Kazakstan abruptly banned all launches from Baikonur on Tuesday after a Proton booster rocket
carrying a Russian defence ministry satellite exploded shortly after take-off on Monday.
ALMATI (CyHAN)- At the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Soyuz TMA-06M spacecraft was mated to its booster rocket
With the assist of the moon's gravity, LCROSS and its attached Centaur booster rocket
successfully entered into polar Earth orbit at 6:20 a.m.
The glider will carry a booster rocket
capable of launching payloads into low Earth orbit.
"The flight around the world of a reusable vehicle placed in space by an Energiya booster rocket
opened a new stage in the space research program....
But that would require Russia's agreement to postpone its own launch of a Soyuz booster rocket
carrying US multi-millionaire Dennis Tito and two cosmonauts.
Japan's space agency plans to launch the unmanned craft from a booster rocket
travelling at twice the speed of sound 12 miles above the Australian outback in a few weeks.
The booster rocket
powers it to maximum altitude (460ft) before taking a picture on the way back down to earth.
An estimated one million people gathered to see the giant Saturn 5 booster rocket
Officials believe a problem with one of the tanks may have triggered an automatic abort system and said fuel had been removed from the booster rocket
, indicating at least several days are needed to prepare it again for launch.Aa
Under the Central Asian sun, a train carrying their Soyuz booster rocket
trundled Sunday through tinder-dry steppe on its way to the launch pad known as Gagarin's Pad.
It fell after the third stage of its booster rocket