Three cubesats orbit Earth after being deployed from the ISS. Credit: NASA
A United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office lifted off from Space Launch Complex-6  on Feb. 10 at 3:40 a.m. PST.  Credit: ULA.
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A metal object believed to be a part of North Korean long range rocket launched Feb. 7 is seen in this undated handout picture provided by South Korean Defense Ministry and released by Yonhap  Feb. 9.  Credit: REUTERS/Defense Ministry/Yonhap
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a long range rocket launch into the air in North Korea, in this photo released Feb. 7 by Kyodo.   Credit: REUTERS/Kyodo
A SpaceX Falcon 9, shown above rolling out to the pad for its Jan. 17 launch of the Jason-3 satellite, will launch SES-9 on Feb. 24, according to SES. Credit: SpaceX
United Launch Alliance successfully launched Feb. 5  an Atlas 5 rocket carrying the GPS 2F-12 satellite for the U.S. Air Force. Credit: ULA.
A ULA Atlas 5 rocket with the GPS 2F-12 satellite, is rolled to the pad at Space Launch Complex 41. Credit: United Launch Alliance.
The Falcon 9 first stage at Cape Canaveral's LZ1 following its successful  Dec. 22  return to the launch site. Credit: SpaceX
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un organizes and guides a combined joint drill of the units under KPA Combined Units 572 and 630 in this undated file photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang November 23, 2014. Credit: REUTERS/KCNA/Files
Arianespace Chief Executive Stephane Israel, left, shakes hands with Airbus space division chief Francois Auque during an Ariane 5 bulk-order purchase witnessed by French President Francois Hollande, center, in December 2013. Credit: CNES
SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk, speaking  Jan. 30 at a hyperloop design competition at Texas A&M, said he expected the first Falcon Heavy flight "toward the end of the year... maybe late summer."
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Eutelsat 9B, with a combined television and data-relay mission, in the Airbus cleanroom in Toulouse, France. CREDIT: Airbus
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U.S. Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee Jan. 27. Testifying with James was Frank Kendall, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics. Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash

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