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NASA delays carbon-hunting satellite launch by a day

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:17

The launch of NASA`s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket was postponed Tuesday less than a minute before lift-off when the launch pad`s water system failed, NASA said in a statement.

NASA to launch satellite to track carbon pollution

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:55

The US space agency is to launch on Tuesday a satellite that tracks atmospheric carbon dioxide, a leading greenhouse gas that contributes to global warming.

Russia building super-heavy space rockets

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:36

Russia is designing a carrier rocket of the super-heavy class, capable to deliver spacecraft for missions to the Moon and Mars, Russian space agency Roscosmos said Monday.

PLSV-C23 launch: From "Yeh dil maange more" to "Gravity", all in Modi`s speech

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 23:40

From the famous catch phrase `Yeh dil maange more` to epic science fiction thriller "Gravity" were some of the ingredients in Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s speech today saluting Indian space scientists.

NASA successfully tests `saucer shaped` vehicle for future Mars missions

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:49

NASA has recently tested an effective saucer shaped vehicle technology that could be used for future Mars missions.

PSLV-C23 launch: SPOT-7 can cover areas 10 times the size of France

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 18:35

French Earth Observation Satellite SPOT-7, which has been successfully launched into orbit today, June 30, by the Indian rocket, PSLV-C23, along with four other co-passenger foreign satellites, can cover an area of 10 times the size of France.

President Pranab congratulates ISRO on successful rocket launch

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 14:11

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday congratulated ISRO on the successful launch of an Indian rocket that carried five foreign satellites. The achievement was a "significant milestone" in the progress of India`s space capabilities, he said.

Indian rocket costs less than movie `Gravity`: PM Modi

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 13:52

The cost of sending an Indian rocket to space is less than the money invested to make the Hollywood film "Gravity", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here Monday.

PSLV-C23 successfully launched; PM Narendra Modi calls for developing a SAARC satellite

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 15:04

India`s national space agency ISRO on Monday launched five satellites from four countries from the spaceport of Sriharikota in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

ISRO`s PSLV-C23 to be launched Monday; committed to give impetus to space programme, says PM Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 22:03

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Sriharikota for the launch of PSLC-C23 rocket, said on Sunday that his government was committed to giving further impetus to space programme.