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launch

The release of a new drug or medical device into broad clinical use, that is, into the marketplace.
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The first launch from Xichang took place on January 29, 1984, when the Chang Zheng-3 (Y-1) was launched.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 3 ( ANI ): The launching of Bangladesh's first satellite, 'Bangabandhu-1' has been deferred yet again due to technical issues and will not be launched on May 7, according to Telecommunications, Post and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Wednesday.
1971 First email is sent by computer engineer Ray Tomlinson 1989 March - Tim Berners-Lee coins the term World Wide Web 1993 May - the first online newspaper is created by students at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), called The Tech 1993 Carl Malamud launched Internet Talk Radio which was the first computer-radio talk show, each week interviewing a computer expert.
The 19th SOPS has supported 27 GPS satellite launches during the past 15 years, culminating with the GPS IIF-12 satellite launched Feb.
In the past, OEMs launched a couple of major vehicles each year.
"The performance benefits of the Zenit-3SL rocket is that each spacecraft is launched into an optimized orbit into its desired inclination so that it does not need to execute a plane change maneuver when transferring to its final orbital location," explains Riedman.
Most recently it launched the EchoStar XI satellite.
This is the Indian Space Research Organisation's ( ISRO) 100th mission, which began with an experimental satellite called Aryabhata launched by a Russian rocket in April 1975.
Four more Ariane 5 rockets should be launched by the end of the summer, Jean-Yves Le Gall, the CEO of Arianespace, said following the successful launch from Kourou, French Guiana, on 23 March, of the third space station cargo ship, the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV-3), carrying supplies for the International Space Station (ISS).
He did not clarify how many satellites and rockets have been launched in the first 10 months of 2011.
South Korea has launched its first space rocket, staking its bid to become only the tenth nation in the world capable of launching satellites independently from its own territory.
Simultaneously launched by the same launch vehicle will be JAXA's GCOM-W (Global Change Observation Mission - Water), which is to undertake water-related observation from the sun-synchronous orbit.