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.

Major construction at North Korea rocket site, says US institute

Satellite imagery shows significant new construction at North Korea's main rocket launch site in a sign of leader Kim Jong Un's determination to pursue a space program despite international censure, a US research institute said on Thursday.

Failed launches cast shadow over Russian space programme

Back-to-back rocket launch failures have dealt Russia one of the heaviest blows to its space industry since the Soviet collapse -- with national pride and billions of dollars at stake.

Manned mission to International Space Station to be delayed: Roscosmos
Manned mission to International Space Station to be delayed: Roscosmos

Russian federal space agency Roscosmos has said that the upcoming manned mission to the International Space Station (ISS) would be re-scheduled due to the recent failure of the Progress M-27M cargo craft.

11 killed, 6 injured in grenade attack in Egypt's North Sinai

At least 11 people of a family, including women and children, were killed and six others injured when a rocket-propelled grenade struck two houses in Egypt's restive North Sinai, security officials said on Thursday.

Pak scrap dealer killed as rocket shell goes off

 A scrap dealer was killed on Friday when a live rocket shell exploded while he was arranging articles in his shop here in this northwestern Pakistani city.

Land speed record: British hybrid supersonic car seeks to be fastest vehicle on earth

An ultramodern Bristol-built rocket car will try to break the land speed record this October with a confident RAF wing commander at the wheel, a report said.

ISRO plans to launch navigation satellite on March 28
ISRO plans to launch navigation satellite on March 28

India is likely to put into orbit its fourth regional navigation satellite on March 28, with the country's space agency now in the process of loading the rocket with the satellite, an official said on Thursday.

Fireball seen in night sky in US West was likely Chinese rocket

 A fireball spotted streaking across the night sky late on Monday in the western United States was almost certainly the body of a rocket used by China in December to launch a satellite, an astronomer said Tuesday.

SpaceX to land rocket on Earth after launch
SpaceX to land rocket on Earth after launch

SpaceX will attempt to land a rocket on Earth on Tuesday.

Rocket hits tank at Libya's biggest oil port

A rocket hit a storage tank at the eastern Libyan oil port of Es Sider as armed factions allied to competing governments fought for control of the country`s biggest export terminal, officials said on Thursday.

Israeli military says Gaza rocket hits Israel

In the first such attack since September, a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Friday, the Israeli military said.

Rocket fired from Gaza hits southern Israel: Police

A rocket fired from Gaza hit southern Israel on Friday, the Israeli police said, adding that it fell on open ground without causing casualties or damage.

ISRO successfully launches its largest rocket GSLV Mark-III

ISRO successfully launched the rocket GSLV Mark-III its largest rocket from Sriharikota.

Bomb rocks cash point in northeast Nigeria, several dead: Witnesses

A bomb concealed in a black plastic bag killed several people at a cash point in north Nigeria's Bauchi state on Friday near the scene of a recent bus station attack blamed on Boko Haram, witnesses said.

Branson shocked as Virgin spaceship crash kills pilot
Branson shocked as Virgin spaceship crash kills pilot

Virgin`s pioneering tourist-carrying spacecraft crashed on a test flight in California on Friday, killing a pilot and scattering debris across the desert -- and raising questions about the program`s future.

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China launches test return orbiter for lunar mission

China launched an unmanned spacecraft early Friday to test technologies to be used in the Chang'e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country's first moon mission and return to the Earth.

NASA rocket to study solar heating in six minutes!
NASA rocket to study solar heating in six minutes!

On September 30, a rocket will fly up into the sky - past the Earth's atmosphere that obscures certain wavelengths of light from the Sun - for a 15 minute journey to study what heats up the Sun's atmosphere.