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EU space strategy seeks to break dependence on Russian rockets

With limited options to launch orbiters and Russia controlling a large share of the market, businesses currently wait years for a window to put satellites in space.

Rocket attack in Turkey`s Antalya region, no casualties

Up to three rockets fired by unknown assailants hit a roadside fishmonger in Turkey`s popular tourist region of Antalya on Friday, causing no casualties, reports said.

One killed after rockets from Syria hit Turkish town

One Turkish policeman was killed and two soldiers wounded today after three rockets fired from an area in Syria controlled by Islamic State (IS) jihadists hit the border town of Kilis, the provincial governor's office said.

Yemen rebels claim attack on UAE military vessel

Yemeni rebels claimed they hit a vessel Saturday operated by the Emirati military, which is part of a Saudi-led coalition fighting in support of Yemen's government.

Suspected Kurdish militants fire rockets at Turkey's Diyarbakir airport: Media

Suspected Kurdish militants fired rockets at the airport in Turkey`s main southeastern city of Diyarbakir on Saturday, sending passengers and staff scrambling for shelter, Dogan news agency said, but there were no immediate reports of casualties.

Naxals attack ITBP troops with guns and rockets in Chhattisgarh

Naxals attack ITBP troops with guns and rockets in Chhattisgarh

More than 600 rounds of ammunition were fired from both sides, ANI reported citing ITBP.

ISIS launches chemical warfare in Iraq, Kurds are target: Report

ISIS launches chemical warfare in Iraq, Kurds are target: Report

Chlorine, a choking agent, was first used as a chemical weapon during the First World War. 

Two new NASA rockets to study Earth's magnetic field

The US space agency is planning to launch two sounding rockets over Norway this winter to study how particles move in a region near the North Pole where Earth's magnetic field is directly connected to the solar wind.

40 dead as Syria govt rockets hit Damascus suburb: Monitor

Forty people were killed on Friday when rockets fired by Syrian government forces crashed into a market in a rebel-held area outside Damascus, a monitor said.

China launches new rocket with four micro-satellites

 China on Friday put four micro-satellites into orbit, launched atop a new version of its long established Long March-11 carrier rocket.

Rebels fire hundreds of rockets at Syrian Shi'ite villages: Monitor

 Insurgents fired nearly 400 rockets at two Shi`ite villages in northwestern Syria on Friday and detonated at least nine car bombs, a monitor said, in a new assault on besieged government-held areas.

Rebel rockets kill 14 civilians in Yemen city: Medics

 Iran-backed rebels in Yemen fired rockets into a residential district of Taez, killing 14 civilians, mostly women and children, officials said Monday, as battles raged for control of the key city.

Islamic State's Egypt affiliate says it fired rockets at Israel

Islamic State`s Egypt affiliate, Sinai Province, said on Friday in a statement posted on Twitter by supporters that it had launched three Grad rockets towards "occupied Palestine".

Rockets from Yemen kill Saudi border guard

Rockets from Yemen kill Saudi border guard

A Saudi soldier was killed in a rocket attack on the kingdom's border with Yemen, where Riyadh is leading an air war against Iran-backed rebels, the interior ministry said.

After firing of rockets, Israeli war jets strike Gaza

 Israeli war jets early Thursday struck with air-to-ground missiles at military facilities in the Gaza Strip in response to earlier rockets fired from the enclave into Israel, witnesses and security officials said.

US delivers 2,000 rockets for Iraq but holds half for now: Source

The United States has delivered 2,000 AT-4 anti-tank weapons destined for Iraq, sending 1,000 directly to the government in Baghdad, with the U.S.-led coalition holding the other half in the region for training Iraqis and for future contingencies, a U.S. defence official told Reuters on Monday.

Saudi defends Yemen air raids as UN official says strikes violate int'l law

Saudi artillery pounded positions inside Yemen on Sunday after renewed rocket fire wounded four women, the Saudi-led coalition said while also countering suggestions that its aerial bombing has been "indiscriminate".

These are some 'bizarre' rituals astronauts follow before going to space

These are some 'bizarre' rituals astronauts follow before going to space

 Astronauts follow some "bizarre" rituals like getting slapped in the face with a cross before going to space .

New violence in Ukraine diminishes hopes before 4-way summit

Rockets killed more than 10 civilians and soldiers deep in Ukrainian government-held territory on Tuesday and rebels pushed on with an assault on an army-held rail junction, setbacks that showed Kiev`s position worsening on the eve of peace talks.

Rocket attack on east Ukraine military HQ kills six

Rocket attack on east Ukraine military HQ kills six

A rocket attack on Ukraine`s military headquarters in the war-torn east killed at least six civilians Tuesday, officials said, as violence escalated ahead of a planned peace summit.