SpaceX to build rocket launch site in Texas

SpaceX is set to build the world`s first private commercial rocket launch facility in the US state of Texas, with launches expected as early as 2015.

Prime Minister Modi lands in Chennai en route to Sriharikota

In his first trip to the south after he assumed office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today on a special aircraft enroute to Sriharikota to witness the launch of ISRO`s PSLV C-23 rocket.

ISRO`s PSLV-C23: PM Narendra Modi to attend launch on Monday

24-hour countdown for PSLV-C23 Mission has begun at Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Sunday. The mission began at 8:52 am yesterday with a delay of 3 minutes from the proposed time due to the high chances of space debris getting in the way of the launch vehicle.

India enters golden jubilee of rocket launch

India Thursday entered the golden jubilee of the launch of its first rocket from the sylvan settings of the coastal hamlet of Thumba near here, marking the decisive step of the country`s space odyssey which has witnessed landmarks like Chandrayaan and Mars mission.

Russia launches Proton-M rocket three months after crash

Russia successfully launched a Proton-M rocket, marking a return of its most important unmanned space vehicle three months after one exploded on takeoff.

June rocket launch delay not to affect ISRO plans

Even though the June 12 rocket launch has been put off to June-end or the first week of July because of the failure of a component, Indian space agency officials do not expect this setback to impact other rocket launch plans.

North Korea says ‘nuke test is people’s demand’

North Korea has renewed its threat to carry out a third nuclear test saying it``s the ‘demand of the people.’

North Korea remains defiant after UN sanctions for rocket launch

North Korea pledged Wednesday to end any efforts on denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula, the official news agency KCNA reported.

UN to sanction North Korea`s space agency

In a resolution condemning North Korea`s ballistic missile launch, the United Nations Security Council will order sanctions against the country`s space agency.

US warns of consequences for North Korea

North Korea ought to cease violation of its international obligations, the White House has said, noting that this would be better for both the country and its people.

North Koreans celebrate rocket success

Two days after putting a satellite into orbit, North Koreans gathered in Pyongyang for a mass rally to celebrate Wednesday`s long-range rocket launch.

North Korea to continue satellite launches

North Korea`s Unha-3 carrier rocket delivered the second version of Kwangmyongsong-3 satellite into orbit on Wednesday.

`North Korea`s satellite orbiting normally`

A satellite North Korea launched aboard a long-range rocket is orbiting normally, South Korean officials said.

`North Korea spent $1.3 bn on rocket programmes in 2012`

North Korea has spent almost USD 1.3 billion on its rocket program this year, a report from South Korea`s government has suggested.

UNSC condemns North Korea rocket launch, US cautious

The United Nations Security Council condemned North Korea for launching a long-range rocket in defiance of UN resolutions.

North Korea rocket launch will impact peace: India

India on Wednesday expressed its concern at the launch of a rocket by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

North Korea missile launch triggers global anger

North Korea`s successful test of a long-range missile triggered global anger with the US and Japan and South Korea terming it as highly provocative and warning that it would destabilise the region.

North Korea delays rocket launch by another week

North Korea postponed the launch of a long-range rocket till December 29 due to technical glitches, adding another week of delay to the earlier scheduled period, reports said Monday.

`Japan still on alert over N Korea rocket launch`

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said on Sunday that Japan is still on alert over a planned rocket launch by North Korea, although Pyongyang has suggested it may postpone it.

North Korea rocket launch `may be delayed`

North Korea’s launch attempt in April failed badly earning Pyongyang international condemnation.