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China launches new communication experiment satellite

On January 5, China`s heaviest and most advanced satellite, Shijian-20, reached its fixed position in geosynchronous orbit, marking the first successful flight of DFH-5 satellite platform, according to the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

Jan 07, 2020, 23:52 PM IST

North Korea carries out 'very important' test at satellite launch site: KCNA

North Korea has carried out a "very important" test at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media KCNA reported on Sunday.

Dec 08, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

ISRO gears up for launch of communication satellite GSAT-6A on March 29

The satellite will provide a platform for developing technologies such as demonstration of 6m S-Band Unfurlable Antenna, handheld ground terminals and network management techniques.

Mar 23, 2018, 12:43 PM IST

China launches its first shared education satellite aboard Long March-2D

The rocket also carried Zhangheng 1, an electromagnetic satellite to study earthquake data along with five other miniaturized satellites, Xinhua news agency reported.

Feb 02, 2018, 18:22 PM IST

Russian Roscosmos successfully flags off 11 space satellites 'without glitch'

During its mission the Fregat upper-stage rocket performed a complex sequence, forming several orbits for the delivery of the satellites, the Roscosmos space agency said.

Feb 01, 2018, 16:16 PM IST

New Earth observation satellite successfully launched by Japan

This was the first launch of a JAXA Epsilon rocket ordered by a private company, a successful concept which the Japanese Aerospace agency hopes will boost this type of order.

Jan 18, 2018, 08:56 AM IST

This is what Pak said after ISRO launched its 100th satellite on Friday

ISRO successfully launched the PSLV-C40/Cartosat-2 Series Satellite on Friday, Pakistan raised questions over the usage of the satellite by India.

Jan 12, 2018, 11:55 AM IST

Watch: ISRO launches its 100th satellite, along with 30 others into space

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launches its 100th satellite from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Jan 12, 2018, 10:51 AM IST

India's historical moment: ISRO marks milestone with launch of 100th satellite along with 30 others

The co-passenger satellites comprise one Microsatellite and one Nanosatellite from India as well as 3 Microsatellites and 25 Nanosatellites from six countries, namely, Canada, Finland, France, Republic of Korea, UK and USA. 

Jan 12, 2018, 09:17 AM IST

ISRO begins 28-hour countdown for launch of its 100th satellite

Tomorrow's launch also marks the first launch for ISRO in 2018 following the unsuccessful mission of navigation satellite IRNSS-1H last year.

Jan 11, 2018, 12:22 PM IST

China launches a pair of high-resolution remote sensing satellites

The satellites are developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation.

Jan 09, 2018, 12:03 PM IST

Save the date! ISRO to launch 31 satellites on January 12

The rocket launch would take place from ISRO's spaceport located at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.

Jan 08, 2018, 14:43 PM IST

North Korea preparing to launch satellite: Reports

North Korea is preparing to launch a satellite, a Seoul newspaper said today, as outside observers warn that the nuclear-armed regime's space programme is a fig leaf for weapons tests.

Dec 26, 2017, 10:24 AM IST

China launches land exploration satellite

A Long March-2D rocket carried the satellite into space.

Dec 03, 2017, 12:36 PM IST

Russian meteorological satellite fails to enter destined orbit

Earlier in the day, Roscosmos announced that Russia had successfully launched a spacecraft carrying 19 satellites from the Vostochny cosmodrome in the country's Far East,

Nov 28, 2017, 17:39 PM IST

China launches three commercial remote sensing satellites

The three satellites -- Jilin-1 04, Jilin-1 05 and Jilin-1 06 -- were launched at 12.50 p.m., from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in Shanxi province.

Nov 21, 2017, 19:13 PM IST

Asgardia, world's first ever loaf-sized 'space nation' launched

With its launch, Asgardia fulfills the necessary condition for admission to the UN.

Nov 16, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

Mohammed VI-A – Morocco's Earth observation satellite successfully launched

The Mohammed VI-A satellite is an Earth observation satellite built for the Kingdom of Morocco by Thales Alenia Space as system prime contractor and Airbus as co-prime.

Nov 09, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

Morocco ups space game, set to launch Earth observation satellite

The launch will mark the north African country's major breakthrough in mastering space technology, an official statement said.

Nov 02, 2017, 11:52 AM IST

SpaceX Falcon 9 ends mission on a 'toasty' note, catches fire on landing - Watch

As the fire from the rocket's base began to enter the frame, the feed was momentarily cut-off, but came on again, showing the rocket standing on the ship with its bottom part still on fire.

Nov 01, 2017, 18:31 PM IST