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NASA flies unmanned aircraft Ikhana in public airspace

NASA flies unmanned aircraft Ikhana in public airspace

Remotely-piloted aircrafts like these can be used in rescue operations and services like monitoring and fighting the forest fire.

Jun 13, 2018, 18:58 PM IST
Australia makes official announcement to establish its own national space agency

Australia makes official announcement to establish its own national space agency

The space industry is worth $318 billion annually globally and $3.1 billion in Australia alone.

Sep 25, 2017, 11:11 AM IST
Myanmar plans to set up satellite system

Myanmar plans to set up satellite system

The budget for implementing the system will be set in the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

Apr 29, 2017, 15:33 PM IST

Japan launches latest North Korea spy satellite

Japan launched a new spy satellite on Friday, the country's space agency said, as the region grows increasingly uneasy over North Korea's quickening missile programme.

Mar 17, 2017, 09:58 AM IST
NASA to work with UAE on Mars probe

NASA to work with UAE on Mars probe

The US space agency NASA will work with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Space Agency

Nov 27, 2016, 23:48 PM IST
 Fate of ESA's Mars lander still unknown; India last country to receive signal: Report

Fate of ESA's Mars lander still unknown; India last country to receive signal: Report

The European Space Agency's Schiaparelli Mars lander that was expected to touch down on Red planet's surface on Wednesday is still untraceable.

Oct 20, 2016, 12:09 PM IST

North Korea developing new satellite, defends space program

North Korean space agency officials say the country is developing a more advanced Earth observation satellite and are defending their right to conduct rocket launches whenever they see fit, despite protests by the United States and others that the launches are aimed primarily at honing military-use technologies.

Jun 05, 2015, 04:27 AM IST
NASA 'flying saucer' launch delayed due to bad weather

NASA 'flying saucer' launch delayed due to bad weather

Bad weather led the US space agency to postpone until Friday the first test of the largest parachute ever deployed, with the view of one day using it to land on Mars.

Jun 05, 2015, 02:58 AM IST

UAE launches strategic framework for space agency

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Monday launched a strategic framework for its newly-established space agency that aims to launch satellite missions and the "first Arab unmanned probe" to Mars by 2021.

May 25, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

Ill-starred Russian space ship to burn up in atmosphere

Russia said an unmanned supply ship that missed a rendezvous with the International Space Station will burn up on re-entering the Earth's atmosphere after the spacecraft suffered a communications failure.

May 08, 2015, 03:00 AM IST
NASA, Nissan to develop self-driving cars

NASA, Nissan to develop self-driving cars

The US space agency and the automaker Nissan have announced a five-year partnership to build self-driving, zero-emission autonomous cars for earth - and eventually space.

Jan 10, 2015, 14:19 PM IST

ISRO chosen for Indira Gandhi prize for peace, disarmament

Indian space agency ISRO will be conferred the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2014 in recognition of its contribution in strengthening international cooperation in peaceful use of outer space.

Nov 19, 2014, 13:42 PM IST
ESA sets date for comet landing

ESA sets date for comet landing

European Space Agency (ESA) has set November 12 to land its robot lab on a comet.

Sep 27, 2014, 10:36 AM IST

Sea level rise forces US space agency to retreat

Sea level rise is threatening the majority of NASA`s launch pads and multi-billion dollar complexes famous for training astronauts and launching historic missions to space, scientists said Tuesday.

May 20, 2014, 10:58 AM IST

NASA made right picks for retired shuttles: Report

NASA`s watchdog says the space agency acted properly when it picked new homes for the retired space shuttles.

Aug 25, 2011, 21:56 PM IST

South Africa launches space agency

South Africa has launched its space agency on what has been described as a historic day for the country.

Dec 09, 2010, 22:33 PM IST

Bolivia creates space agency for satellite project

The Bolivian government has approved the creation of a space agency to manage a communications satellite project due to be completed by 2013, a minister said.

Feb 11, 2010, 12:41 PM IST

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