Satellite gets another chance

JERUSALEM, March 26 (JTA) — Haifa’s Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is planning a second launch of a satellite, after a first attempt failed two years ago. In that launch, the rocket crashed 14 seconds after it was sent up. The new satellite, TechSat 2, is set to to be launched by a civilian Russian company. The first satellite was sent up on a ballistic missile modified for civilian use. The Technion will pay $400,000 for the launch.

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