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ISRO conducts special analysis for satellite safety: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:45

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ESA satellite to remove space junk

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 14:51

A new European mission aims to rendezvous a satellite with the hazardous space debris to render it harmless by netting it like fish.

Call for control of space debris

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 15:50

People are working on the real-life problem of orbiting space debris that was dramatised in the Oscar-winning film `Gravity`, and are trying to extend the public attention created by the movie.

Space debris can make future space missions impossible

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 15:35

There may soon be so much debris in orbit around the Earth that future space missions could become impossible, scientists have warned.

Scientists set to laser-blast orbiting space debris

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 21:39

Scientists have reportedly come up with a plan that would use lasers to remove orbiting space debris.

Mini `space cop` satellites to control traffic in space

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 12:47

A team of scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are using mini-satellites that work as " space cops" to help control traffic in space.

Japan scientists test tether to clear up space junk

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 20:09

Japanese space scientists are set to trial a tether they hope will help pull junk out of orbit around Earth, clearing up tonnes of planetary clutter, they said Thursday.

US, Canada sign agreement to share data on space debris

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 06:58

The United States and Canada have signed an agreement to share data on orbiting space debris, asteroids and other hazards to space flight, the US military said on Friday.

ESA`s out-of-fuel GOCE satellite disintegrates after entering Earth`s atmosphere

Last Updated: Monday, November 11, 2013, 10:26

ESA`s GOCE satellite that re-entered Earth disintegrated in the high atmosphere.

European Space Agency satellite to break up late Sunday

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 12:09

Fragments from a science satellite are likely to crash to Earth late Sunday or early Monday after the one-tonne probe breaks up at the end of its mission, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Friday.

European Satellite to fall to Earth but no one is sure where it will land

Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 11:04

A hi-tech satellite is set to fall to Earth after a successful mission but the exact crash site of the debris is yet to be determined.

Out-of-fuel European satellite to come crashing down

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 09:02

A satellite monitoring Earth`s gravity field since 2009 will run out of fuel "in the coming days" and eventually crash, with little risk to humans, the European Space Agency said today.