Brazil launches rocket into space!

Reply Sun 24 Oct, 2004 03:52 am
BBC reports:

(Full story here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/3948531.stm )

"Brazil launches rocket into space

By Tom Gibb
BBC News, Sao Paolo

Brazil has successfully launched its first rocket into space.
Sunday's launch came 14 months after an attempt to put satellites in orbit ended in a deadly explosion.

That rocket blew up before take-off from the Alcantara launch site in northern Brazil, killing 21 people, including key technicians.

Brazil hopes the successful launch will push forward its plans to sell 15 of its VSV-30 rockets to the European Space Agency........"

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Reply Sun 24 Oct, 2004 04:04 am

The IAEA watch also to Brazil, because they have possible intentions to enrichment Uran and blocked the inspectors.
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