US military weather satellite explodes in space

A 20-year-old US military weather satellite exploded in orbit last month following a sudden temperature spike in its power system, producing at least 43 pieces of space debris, US media reported Tuesday.

Japan launches weather satellite
Japan launches weather satellite

Japan on Tuesday launched a weather satellite in a bid to improve the accuracy of weather forecasts related to natural disasters.

India`s advanced metsat closer to final orbital slot

India`s advanced weather satellite Insat-3D is inching towards its final orbit slot at 36,000 km above earth from the geosynchronous transfer orbit, where it was placed by a European Ariane-5 rocket early July 26.

Advanced weather satellite INSAT-3D successfully launched

India`s advanced meteorological satellite INSAT-3D was successfully launched by an European rocket from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana early today, giving a boost to weather forecasting and disaster warning services.

NASA`s high-tech GOES-P weather satellite lifts off

NASA has launched the latest in its family of high-tech meteorological satellites, adding to a constellation of spacecraft that watch storm development and
weather conditions on Earth.