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NASA considering proposal for commercial Mars data relay

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 21:13

To avoid a potential communications gap that is set to happen in 2020, NASA is currently looking for proposals for commercial satellites to be put in the orbit around Mars for telecommunication purposes on future missions.

US Air Force to launch new surveillance satellites

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:11

The US Air Force will launch new satellites today to track those of other countries and counter possible threats to American spacecraft, officials said.

US Air Force to launch new surveillance satellites

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:12

The US Air Force will launch new satellites Wednesday to track those of other countries and counter possible threats to American spacecraft, officials said.

Antrix has earned Rs 4,408 crore since 1992: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 19:31

Antrix, the commercial arm of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), has generated Rs 4,408 crore since 1992 by rendering different services, government told the Rajya Sabha today.

Brazilian earth station to get data from Indian satellites

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 23:37

India and Brazil Wednesday signed an agreement in Brasilia on cooperation in augmentation of a Brazilian earth station for receiving and processing data from Indian Remote Sensing satellites (IRS), the Prime Minister`s Office said.

India earned 40 million euro for launching 15 foreign satellites

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 19:46

India`s Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh said that the country has earned around 40 million euros launching 15 foreign satellites from 2011 till date.

Satellite data may predict floods almost a year in advance

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 09:45

Based on satellite monitoring of the gravitational field of a river basin, researchers have found a new way to predict which rivers are prone to dangerous flooding 11 months in advance.

PM Narendra Modi to witness PSLV-C23 rocket launch on June 30

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 20:55

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will witness the launch of PSLV-C23 rocket on June 30, Monday, as it carries five foreign satellites into space.

SpaceX postpones Falcon 9 launch to early July

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 23:47

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation, or SpaceX has postponed its next launch again to early July following technical problems.

SPOT-7 to be launched June 30 onboard PSLV-C23

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 21:45

European aerospace major and world`s second largest space company, Airbus Defence and Space, is in the final stages of preparation for the launch of SPOT-7, its new high-resolution earth observation satellite, onboard an Indian rocket (PSLV-C23) June 30.

ESA considering harpooning space debris

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 11:47

Faced with the challenge of capturing tumbling satellites to clear key orbits, ESA is considering harpooning them.

Two low-cost, car-battery-size nanosatellites launched from Canada

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 23:23

Two nanosatellites have been launched from Yasny, Russia, at by Anthony Moffat, of the University of Montreal and the Center for Research in Astrophysics of Quebec, and the Canadian research and technology team he leads.