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US spacewalkers install 'new eyes' at space station

The previous camera had aged, and was tinting images pink.

11 Oct 2017 9:23 AM

Moon once had an atmosphere: NASA study

A NASA study has found that the Moon had an atmosphere about three to four billion years ago.

06 Oct 2017 12:51 PM

Australia to create national space agency

Australia has committed to creating a national space agency as it looks to cash in on the lucrative and fast-evolving astronautical sector.

26 Sep 2017 8:56 AM

SpaceX launches Taiwan's first home-built satellite

The satellite is designed to operate for five years, and will orbit the Earth once every 100 minutes.

25 Aug 2017 7:31 AM

Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

The launch was initially scheduled last week but was postponed due to a technical glitch.

19 Aug 2017 3:33 PM


NASA launches satellite to help astronauts communicate with Earth

The satellite will "support critical space communication into the mid-2020s," NASA said in a statement.

19 Aug 2017 8:02 AM

Cosmonauts release 3D-printed satellite into space

The exterior casing of the first one tossed overboard was made with a 3-D printer.

18 Aug 2017 10:02 AM

Russia launches 73 satellites into orbit

According to Russian news agencies, Glavcosmos, charged with putting the satellites into orbit.

15 Jul 2017 8:00 AM

Chinese researchers teleport object to orbit for the first time

The object-in-question is a photon, which travelled from Gobi desert to a satellite called ‘Micius’ orbiting 500 kilometres in total.

12 Jul 2017 10:02 AM

China's new heavy-lift rocket launch fails in flight

China's launch of a new heavy-lift rocket, carrying what the government said was its heaviest ever satellite, failed on Sunday.

03 Jul 2017 7:59 AM


ISRO’s PSLV-C38 launch: India’s sixth 'eye in the sky' blasts off with 30 nano satellites

In it’s 40th flight, the PSLV rocket, will carry the 712kg Cartosat-2 series satellite and co-passenger satellites together weighing 243kg.

23 Jun 2017 10:19 AM

New orbiters for Europe's Galileo satnav system

The European Commission expects Galileo to be fully operational by 2020.

23 Jun 2017 8:02 AM

BSNL satellite phone service will be available for all in two years

Call rates on satellite phones are expected to be in the range of Rs 30-35 in the first phase.

29 May 2017 8:57 AM

India’s largest rocket ever made, to be tested in June

The rocket made by ISRO rocket, is 200 full-grown Asian elephants put together heavy and is going to be tested in the first week of June

28 May 2017 4:55 PM

BSNL launches satellite phone service for areas with no network

The service will cover areas where no networks are present and be provided by INMARSAT which has 14 satellites.

25 May 2017 8:49 AM


After 2-year secret space mission, US military drone returns to Earth

Since its first flight in 2010, it has sparked all kinds of speculation about its real purpose.

10 May 2017 8:49 AM

Satellite launch to cement India's ties with neighbours: Pranab Mukherjee

He also congratulated ISRO on the successful launch of the South Asia satellite-GSAT-09.

05 May 2017 8:41 PM

PM's gift satellite to SAARC buddies to take off today

The new South Asia Satellite will catalyze economic development and governance in six Saarc nations

05 May 2017 9:33 AM

SpaceX makes first US military launch, then lands rocket again

SpaceX also has a pair of launch contracts coming up for the Air Force to send GPS satellites into orbit.

02 May 2017 8:26 AM

SpaceX launches its first recycled rocket in historic leap

If SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket system proves reusable, it could slash space launch costs by 30 per cent

31 Mar 2017 8:09 AM