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a rocket fired for test purposes

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Yesterday's report did not specify the altitude reached by the research rocket, but state TV showed live images of the launch from the space centre, with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad issuing the launch order.
Projects: White Knight (an airborne launch aircraft) and SpaceShipOne (a three-person, high-altitude research rocket); Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer (aiming to set a world record for the first solo, non-stop, non-refueled circumnavigation of the world): Proteus (high altitude long endurance aircraft) for different scientific missions; Voyager aircraft (designed by Rutan Aircraft Factory Inc., Mojave, Calif.).
These are signs that wax fuel could soon become suitable for full-scale use in a suborbital research rocket, where the material's compactness may reduce drag, says Zilliac.
In 1995, Russia almost authorized a missile strike after Norway launched a research rocket to study the northern lights.
In 1995 Russia's early-warning system mistook a Norwegian research rocket for an American missile, and again a nuclear attack on the United States was narrowly averted.
The United States had issued only a routine warning of a joint U.S.-Norwegian research rocket launch, even though it was aware that the rocket resembled a Trident missile.
Because of Russia's deteriorating early warning system, a serious false alarm on January 25, 1995, left Boris Yeltsin with just minutes to decide whether a research rocket launched from Norway was a nuclear missile.
The Washington Post carried a long story in March that documented something those of us in the peace movement have known for months through exchanges on the Internet - two years ago a joint Norwegian-US research rocket accidentally triggered what may have been the tensest moments of the nuclear age, as Yeltsin actually asked for his nuclear-command suitcase.
In January 1995, Norwegian scientists sent up a research rocket. As is standard practice, the scientists told the Russian embassy in Oslo about their planned launch.
The 27ft Skybolt 2 research rocket blasted off in Otterburn yesterday, carrying vital electronic equipment as well as a bespoke parachute recovery system.
The 27ft Skybolt 2 research rocket blasted off in Otterburn carrying vital electronic equipment, as well as a bespoke parachute recovery system.
In a relevant development on Tuesday, Deputy Defense Minister and Head of Iran's Aerospace Organization General Mehdi Farahi announced Iran will launch its 7th research rocket called Kavoshgar (Explorer) into space by the end of the next week.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran will launch its 7th research rocket called Kavoshgar (Explorer) into space by the end of the next week, Deputy Defense Minister and Head of Iran's Aerospace Organization General Mehdi Farahi announced on Tuesday.
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