Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | Last Update : 01:20 AM IST

satellite Page-3

China’s defunct space lab hurtling toward Earth for re-entry

China’s defunct and believed out-of-control space station is expected to re-enter Earth’s atmosphere sometime in the coming days.

29 Mar 2018 4:51 PM

China to offer commercial recoverable satellites in next two years

The satellites allow scientists to send experiments into space on unmanned missions and recover the results.

19 Mar 2018 8:38 AM

NASA launches advanced weather satellite for western US

GOES-S is the second satellite in a $11 billion effort that's revolutionising forecasting with fast, crisp images of natural calamities.

05 Mar 2018 8:56 AM

NASA launches advanced weather satellite for western US

The first spacecraft in the series has been monitoring the Atlantic and East Coast for the past year.

02 Mar 2018 9:04 AM

SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

The rocket’s primary payload was a satellite named PAZ for Spanish satellite operator Hisdesat.

23 Feb 2018 8:22 AM


SpaceX gets US regulator to back satellite internet plan

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai proposed the approval of an application by SpaceX to provide broadband services using satellites worldwide.

15 Feb 2018 8:35 AM

Satellites show warming is accelerating sea level rise

The research, based on 25 years of satellite data, shows that pace has quickened, mainly from the melting of massive ice sheets.

13 Feb 2018 9:23 AM

An amateur astronomer finds 12-year old satellite

The identity of the satellite re-discovered on January 20, 2018, has been confirmed as NASA’s IMAGE satellite.

01 Feb 2018 7:50 PM

NASA sees first direct proof of Ozone hole recovery

Measurements show that the decline in chlorine has resulted in about 20 per cent less ozone depletion during the Antarctic winter.

09 Jan 2018 4:20 PM

Russia says satellite launch failure due to programming error

Russian space agency Roscosmos said that it had lost contact with the newly-launched weather satellite.

01 Jan 2018 8:36 PM


Russian space experts regain control of 1st Angola satellite

The Russian-built satellite successfully entered a designated orbit after launch from the Baikonur pad in Kazakhstan.

30 Dec 2017 9:43 AM

Rocket lights sky as it carries satellites from California

The launch in the setting sun created a shining, billowing streak that was widely seen throughout Southern California.

25 Dec 2017 1:25 PM

Satellite images show extent of air pollution worldwide

Nitrogen dioxide is mainly caused by vehicle emissions and in industrial processes.

02 Dec 2017 12:09 PM

Russian weather satellite fails to enter orbit after launch

A Russian weather satellite failed to establish communications with the Meteor M 2-1 satellite.

29 Nov 2017 6:34 PM

Wireless-in-Space: NASA testing device for returning small spacecraft to Earth

NASA seeking to develop building blocks for large-scale systems that might enable future small spacecraft missions.

25 Nov 2017 1:51 PM


Good night, night: Light pollution increasing around globe

Light pollution is threatening darkness almost everywhere and researchers say this is actually worse.

23 Nov 2017 2:20 PM

NASA to test Miniaturized Weather Satellite technology

Government agencies depend on observations from weather satellites to inform forecast models that helps prepare for approaching storms.

12 Nov 2017 3:59 PM

First joint France-China satellite to study oceans

Understanding the interaction between the oceans and the atmosphere will help tackle climate change.

21 Oct 2017 9:38 AM

Japan launches fourth satellite for high-precision GPS

Japanese GPS can locate devices to within several centimeters compared with the common US system, which has an accuracy of about 10m.

11 Oct 2017 11:35 AM

Spacewalking astronauts grease robot arm's new hand

Astronaut Mark Vande Hei made fast work of greasing the big robot arm's new hand.

11 Oct 2017 9:26 AM