First rocket launch from Russia's new cosmodrome postponed

A maiden space launch from a newly-built Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia's Far East was postponed due to the failure of the automatic control system, space agency Roscosmos said on Wednesday.

'Rocket fired from Gaza hits Israel'

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip by Palestinian militants hit neighbouring Israel last night without apparent casualties, the Israeli army said.

Russia-Europe rocket blasts off on mission seeking life on Mars

Russia-Europe rocket blasts off on mission seeking life on Mars

Russia`s Proton rocket carrying the spacecraft launched into an overcast sky at the Russian-operated Baikonur cosmodrome in the Kazakh steppe at 0931 GMT according to plan.

US space firm successfully relaunches rocket

 The US space firm Blue Origin said it has again successfully launched its suborbital rocket New Shepard, the very same space vehicle that flew outside the special boundary of 100-km altitude and safely landed back on Earth last November.

Ariane 5 gears up to blast off with ISRO's GSAT-15 satellite

Ariane 5 gears up to blast off with ISRO's GSAT-15 satellite

The Indian satellite GSAT-15 is designed to deliver telecommunications services, along with dedicated navigation-aid and emergency services.

New Zealand to test first private rocket launch pad

 The first private rocket launch pad will be launching next year from a paddock in New Zealand's remote South Island.

NASA completes key milestone for most powerful rocket

NASA completes key milestone for most powerful rocket

The agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) is the first vehicle designed to meet the challenges of the journey to Mars and the first exploration class rocket since the Saturn V.

Rocket with secret payload launches from California coast

A rocket carrying a secret payload for the US government has successfully launched from the central California coast.

Congressmen tie pigeon inside rocket to welcome their leader – A must watch for Rahul Gandhi

Congressmen tie pigeon inside rocket to welcome their leader – A must watch for Rahul Gandhi

It seems that Congress workers have found a bizarre or rather painful way to welcome their leaders.

Countdown for ISRO rocket launch to begin today

Countdown for ISRO rocket launch to begin today

The 50-hour countdown for the launch of an Indian rocket carrying seven satellites including India's ASTROSAT on Sep 28 would start at 8 a.m. on Saturday, said a senior space agency official.

China launches new rocket with four micro-satellites

 China on Friday put four micro-satellites into orbit, launched atop a new version of its long established Long March-11 carrier rocket.

China launches 20 micro satellites using new carrier rocket

 China on Sunday successfully placed 20 micro satellites into space using its latest carrier rocket powered by pollution-free fuels, boosting the Communist giant's competitiveness in the global satellite launch sector, state media reported.

India prepares for launch of communication satellite

India prepares for launch of communication satellite

The 29-hour countdown for the launch of India`s heavy rocket geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle-D6 (GSLV-D6) carrying communication satellite GSAT-6 with strategic use began at 11.52 a.m. on Wednesday at Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh, officials said.

NASA to test Space Launch System rocket engine today

NASA to test Space Launch System rocket engine today

The US space agency NASA is all set to test Space Launch System (SLS) rocket engine today.

Militants fire rocket from Sinai into Israel: Military source

Militants in Egypt`s Sinai peninsula fired a rocket into southern Israel on Friday in an incident that appeared linked to fighting between Islamist insurgents and Egyptian security forces, an Israeli military source said.

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes minutes after Florida launch

A mission by an unmanned SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket exploded within minutes after launch Sunday over the skies of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Israel revokes entry permits for 500 Gazans after rocket

 Israel said Wednesday it was revoking permits for 500 Palestinians from the Gaza Strip to enter Jerusalem for Ramadan prayers because of rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave.

Palestinians fire rocket at southern Israel: Army

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket at southern Israel this night, the army said, the third such attack in 10 days.

Methane may power future manned mission spacecraft to Mars

Methane may power future manned mission spacecraft to Mars

Scientists are planning to develop new next-generation rocket engines that will help getting mass to Mars and Moon.

Rocket grenades kill 7 as Boko Haram attacks Nigerian city

Rocket-propelled grenades exploded into several home, killing at least seven peoples in the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri before dawn today as Boko Haram unleashed a new kind of violence in the birthplace of the extremist group, said residents.