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India's Earth observation satellite among 31 sent into space

The rocket launched from the southern state of Andhra Pradesh carried the Hyper-Spectral Imaging Satellite with digital-imaging equipment.

30 Nov 2018 8:03 PM

South Korea conducts successful rocket engine test

Yonhap News Agency, citing South Korean officials, reported that South Korea successfully tested its locally developed rocket engine.

28 Nov 2018 5:24 PM

Arianespace launches Morocco's second earth observation satellite

Arianespace is majority-owned by a joint venture of Airbus and Safran.

22 Nov 2018 10:18 AM

SpaceX, TeleSat Canada bids get US nod to expand satellite internet

SpaceX previously won approval to deploy 4,425 satellites.

16 Nov 2018 10:23 AM

Portugal to build satellite launch pad, lab with China

The micro satellites to be designed there will connect with land- and ocean-based sensors to collect data.

07 Nov 2018 12:23 PM


NASA satellite launched to measure Earth’s ice changes

The mission is a successor to the original Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite that operated from 2003 to 2009.

16 Sep 2018 11:02 AM

Brazil space station opens for small satellite business

Space cooperation between the United States and Brazil took a big step forward when they signed a SSA agreement.

15 Sep 2018 8:13 AM

UK to start work on own satellite system to rival EU's Galileo

Britain’s finance minister Philip Hammond has approved 100 million pounds to explore a post-Brexit satellite system.

27 Aug 2018 8:56 AM

Wind-tracker satellite to sharpen weather forecasts

The Aeolus mission will provide scientists with data on winds in remote areas, such as over oceans.

23 Aug 2018 10:15 AM

Facebook confirms developing an internet satellite

Facebook is once again pursuing plans to launch satellite early next year, that will help connect billions of people who are still offline.

23 Jul 2018 11:17 AM


European space agency launches space junk collector from ISS

The 100kg spacecraft has been deployed from ISS to conduct several experiments regarding space junk cleanup.

26 Jun 2018 8:39 PM

China-based campaign breached satellite, defence companies: Symantec

Symantec says the effort appeared to be driven by national espionage goals, like the interception of military and civilian communications.

20 Jun 2018 10:11 AM

France doubts the UK would develop own satnav rival to Galileo

Galileo was commissioned in 2003 and is due for completion by 2020.

08 Jun 2018 1:52 PM

China launches satellite to explore dark side of moon: Xinhua

China aims to catch up with Russia and the United States to become a major space power by 2030.

21 May 2018 8:31 AM

NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft set for launch in Florida

A new NASA satellite will detect more Earth-like worlds around stars beyond our solar system.

16 Apr 2018 4:51 PM


'Gold rush' for Wi-Fi on board planes spurs innovation

With satellite technology costs having come down, more airlines are seeking to provide Wi-Fi.

15 Apr 2018 10:57 AM

Broadcasters oppose licence auction proposal

The stakeholders in the discussion criticised the I&B ministry.

13 Apr 2018 6:51 AM

Scientists to begin testing of debris-clearing spacecraft

The RemoveDebris satellite is carrying a number of different devices designed to help clear the huge amount of debris orbiting the earth.

09 Apr 2018 10:22 AM

Twin navigation satellites launched in China

The launch was the 269th mission for the Long March rocket family.

03 Apr 2018 6:59 PM

China says unlikely large pieces of space station will crash to earth

The craft is expected to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere at some time from this week

31 Mar 2018 9:54 AM