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.

Journalist among 5 killed as Gaza experts dismantle missile

A foreign journalist was among at least five people killed in northern Gaza on Wednesday as Palestinian experts were dismantling an Israeli missile, medics and officials said.

Rockets fired at Tel Aviv intercepted: Military

At least two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at Tel Aviv on Wednesday were shot down mid-air by Israel`s Iron Dome defense system, the Israeli military said.

`All Israelis` will be targeted, says Hamas as Israel ratchet up offensive in Gaza

As Israel has ratcheted up offensive against Gaza, barreling Hamas targets with more air strikes, Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas on Tuesday demanded Israel to immediately suspend the air strikes.

Israel launches air raids on Gaza after Hamas rocket attacks

The Israeli air force launched dozens of raids on the Gaza Strip overnight after massive rocket fire from the enclave pounded southern Israel, leaving 17 people injured, sources said Tuesday.

An Israeli army spokesman confirmed an air operation code-named Protective Edge had been launched, but did not give details.

Russia to make fresh attempt to launch new rocket

Russia will on Wednesday attempt to launch its newest rocket after an embarrassing last-minute glitch forced authorities to abort the initial test last week.

NASA, Boeing to develop most powerful rocket for Mars

NASA and Boeing have inked a USD 2.8 billion deal to develop a giant rocket which is set to be the largest and most powerful ever built, paving the way for manned missions to Mars.

ISRO`s PSLV-C23 to be launched Monday; committed to give impetus to space programme, says PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Sriharikota for the launch of PSLC-C23 rocket, said on Sunday that his government was committed to giving further impetus to space programme.

Israel bombs multiple targets in Gaza after rocket attacks

Israeli aircraft attacked at least six militant targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, hours after rockets fired from the Palestinian territory set a factory in Israel on fire, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.

Israel hits Gaza with 12 air strikes after rocket fire

Israeli air raids hit the Gaza Strip 12 times overnight, wounding two people after rockets fired from the Palestinian territory caused a fire in southern Israel, sources from both sides said.

Gaza rocket hits building in southern Israel: Police

A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip on Saturday hit an industrial zone in Sderot in southern Israel, setting a building on fire but without causing casualties, police said.

Russia abruptly aborts launch of new-generation rocket

The test launch of Russia`s newest rocket ended in embarrassment on Friday as authorities were forced to abort the flight overseen by President Vladimir Putin due to a last-minute glitch.

India test-fires Pinaka rockets for second day

India Friday successfully test-fired the indigenously-built Pinaka rockets for second day from a defence base in Odisha, an official said.

Preparations on for commercial rocket launch

Preparations are on at the rocket port in Sriharikota for the launch of a commercial rocket that would carry five satellites -- two from Canada, and one each from France, Germany and Singapore, an official said Thursday.

O`Sullivan troubled as Robertson advances

Reigning champion Ronnie O`Sullivan endured a difficult opening session in his World Championship second round match against Joe Perry, while Australia`s Neil Robertson eased to a first round win on Thursday.

Turkey fires artillery into Syria in border incident

Turkey has fired artillery into Syria to retaliate after a cross-border rocket from the war-torn country had slammed into a mosque, Turkish media said today amid heightened tensions.

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.

All systems go for India`s Mars Orbiter Mission rocket

It`s all systems go for the rocket that would carry India`s Mars Orbiter, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said Thursday.

Capacity of rockets could increase if PSLN comes in TN

Capacity of rockets could increase if a Polar Satellite Launch Station (PSLN) was established in Kanyakumari or Tirunelveli districts of Tamil Nadu, which were close to the Equator, a former ISRO scientist said.

Rocket fired by Afghan police to catch fish kills 6 children

Afghan security forces have arrested eight policemen for accidentally killing six children when firing a rocket into a river to catch fish.