23 Sep '11, 9am

Japan launches new spy satellite to beef up surveillance

Japan launches new spy satellite to beef up surveillance

Japan launched a new spy satellite into orbit on Friday, officials said, in its latest effort to beef up surveillance against the threat of North Korean missiles. -- PHOTO: AFP TOKYO (AFP) - Japan launched a new spy satellite into orbit on Friday, officials said, in its latest effort to beef up surveillance against the threat of North Korean missiles. The Japanese H-2A rocket carrying a new information-gathering optical satellite lifted off at 1.36pm (12.36pm) from the Tanegashima Space Center in south-western Japan. 'The rocket was launched successfully and the satellite was separated into an orbit around the earth later,' Naoki Takarada, an official of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), said by telephone from Tanegashima. It was Japan's latest effort to build an intelligence-gathering system following North Korea's missile launch in 1998 over the Japanese arc...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STISt...

Tweets

Beef Rendang recipe for Wedding

Singapore food recipes, Singapore food blog, singapore food recipes with pictures, singapore dishes recipes, malay wedding...

Phở from Beef Noodle #1 in San Jose

Phở from Beef Noodle #1 in San Jose

eatbma.blogspot.com 24 Sep '11, 7pm

It would almost be a crime to be in San Jose and not get a piping hot bowl of phở while we were here. Comments on Yelp sug...

Japan and Singapore agree on creative industries co-operation: via @AddThis

Japan and Singapore agree on creative industrie...

channelnewsasia.com 23 Sep '11, 1pm

SINGAPORE: Singapore and Japan discussed opportunities for stronger bilateral cooperation in the creative industries. Info...

dadigirl: MORE NEW ARRIVIAL~! http://dadigirl.l

dadigirl.livejournal.com 27 Sep '11, 1pm

About Contact Advertise Jobs Site News More... Help Support / FAQs Safety Tips Get Involved Volunteer Developers Legal Ter...

Nasa officials scramble to find pieces from bus-sized satellite which burned up on re-entry into Earth's atmosphere

Nasa officials scramble to find pieces from bus...

straitstimes.com 24 Sep '11, 9am

The Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) is deployed by the Space Shuttle Discovery (STS-48) in this Nasa handout ph...

Toyota launches Pixis Space minivehicle in Japan

Toyota launches Pixis Space minivehicle in Japan

green.autoblog.com 26 Sep '11, 6pm

TMC Launches 'Pixis Space' Minivehicle in Japan -Vehicle First of Minivehicles to be Supplied by Daihatsu on OEM Basis- To...

Daihatsu Mira e:S launched in Japan

Daihatsu Mira e:S launched in Japan

paultan.org 22 Sep '11, 5am

Daihatsu has thrown its latest Kei car contender into the fray, with the introduction of the Mira e:S in Japan. The minica...

My new Dell Laptop!

My new Dell Laptop!

zoeraymond.com 26 Sep '11, 3pm

The one i was using was also a dell, about 5 years old already! ): Thank you for those who helped me win this! The likes a...

If that satellite falls in your yard overnight, NASA has a warning for you -- no selling on eBay

If that satellite falls in your yard overnight,...

mnn.com 23 Sep '11, 9pm

Should the satellite drop debris over the United States, which as of Friday NASA could not entirely discount given UARS's ...

Japan to share nuke lesson

Japan to share nuke lesson

channelnewsasia.com 23 Sep '11, 10pm

UNITED NATIONS: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda stressed Friday that Tokyo would share with the international commu...

NASA Aquarius satellite maps ocean salinity

NASA Aquarius satellite maps ocean salinity

earthtimes.org 25 Sep '11, 3am

You might have it poured on your meal, it could be concentrated in your bloodstream. But your salt IQ. can now be calculat...