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Iran plans 3 satellite launches despite US pressure

The United States fears long-range ballistic technology used to put satellites into orbit could also be used to launch nuclear warheads.

10 Apr 2019 12:22 PM

ISRO launches electronic intelligence satellite with 28 others

PSLVC-45 successfully injected EMISAT into sun-synchronous polar orbit on Monday after its launch from Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

01 Apr 2019 4:50 PM

ISRO to launch PSLVC-46 followed by PSLVC-47, Chandrayaan 2 in May: K Sivan

ISRO’s PSLVC-45 successfully injected electronic intelligence satellite EMISAT along with 28 international customer satellites.

01 Apr 2019 2:12 PM

High-altitude balloon makes space more accessible to micro-satellites

The test launch of the “rockoon” in December was a success.

23 Feb 2019 11:40 AM

Florida rocket project: Firefly Aerospace is involved

Beginning around 2020, around 800 small satellites are expected to launch annually.

17 Jan 2019 10:07 AM


SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base and arced over the Pacific west of Los Angeles.

14 Jan 2019 5:54 PM

US OneWeb satellite service has not offered stake to Russia

Russia’s Federal Security Service said it was against the OneWeb’s project to bring internet access to remote parts of the country.

30 Dec 2018 11:32 AM

PSLV-C42 launches two foreign satellites

The PSLV-C42 lifted off from the First Launch Pad of SHAR at 10.08 pm.

17 Sep 2018 10:15 AM

‘States failed to check stubble burning’

Committee noted that subsidy schemes have not helped much to address the issue.

08 Aug 2018 5:34 AM

NASA's mini-satellites successfully steer towards Mars

Over the last week, two CubeSats called MarCO-A and MarCO-B have been firing their propulsion systems to guide themselves toward Mars.

04 Jun 2018 6:28 PM


Ailing weather satellite produces sharp snapshot of Earth

GOES-17's critical infrared sensors in the main instrument were not staying cold enough.

02 Jun 2018 9:55 AM

NASA's planet-hunting probe completes lunar flyby

As part of camera commissioning, the science team snapped a two-second test exposure using one of the four TESS cameras.

20 May 2018 2:57 PM

Soon, Pak to launch mega space programme to keep eye on India

Several projects will be initiated to develop self-reliance capacity and reduce dependence on foreign satellites.

29 Apr 2018 3:47 PM

Europe launches seventh Sentinel Earth observation satellite

It will join its twin Sentinel-3A, which has been in orbit since 2016, to collect data on sea surface temperature.

26 Apr 2018 2:28 PM

Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 deploys 10 satellites, but loses its nose

The nose was said to “impact water at high speed,” with Elon Musk not confirming successful recovery.

31 Mar 2018 2:06 PM


Maiden century: ISRO to launch its 100th satellite on Jan 12

On August 31, India's mission to launch its backup navigation satellite IRNSS-1H on board PSLV-C39 failed after a technical fault.

09 Jan 2018 5:41 PM

SpaceX launches 10 more satellites for Iridium

Some of the satellites are designed to help track ships and aircraft in real time.

23 Dec 2017 11:54 AM

10 commercial satellites launched from California

The satellites are designed to gather medium- and high-resolution multispectral images of Earth.

01 Nov 2017 11:33 AM

North Korea has plans for more satellites

North Korea accused the United States of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully develop outer space.

18 Oct 2017 10:09 AM

SpaceX completes another successful mission with Falcor rocket

The Falcon rocket blasted off with a communications satellite.

12 Oct 2017 10:00 AM