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15 October, 2018 1:34 PM China launches two more satellites to strengthen GPS-style system

The satellites join a system which has been in place for five years and in these years, has helped rescue more than 10,000 fishermen. Beijing: China successfully launched twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space on Monday to strengthen its satellite navigation network being built to rival the US' Global Positioning System (GPS). The satellites 57

15 October, 2018 2:01 AM International Space Station Has Enough Supplies Till Next Summer: Russia

ISS Russian segment Vladimir Solovyov, also a cosmonaut, made the remarks at a lecture at the Moscow State University, The International Space Station (ISS) has enough supplies of food, water and life-supporting materials until the next summer, mission control head of the ISS Russian segment Vladimir Solovyov said on Sunday. Mr Solovyov, also a cosmonaut 325

11 October, 2018 11:15 AM Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctions, makes emergency landing: NASA

A Russian Soyuz rocket, carrying two-man Russian-American crew, malfunctioned and made an emergency landing in Kazhakstan. Search and rescue teams are in contact with the Soyuz crew who are now safe, said NASA. “Astronaut Nick Hague of NASA and cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos launched at 4:40 a.m. Eastern time aboard the Russian 57

8 October, 2018 8:54 PM SpaceX lands Falcon 9 rocket on land after delivering satellite

San Francisco: Elon Musk-founded private spaceflight company SpaceX on Sunday successfully landed the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on land after delivering an Argentinian earth-observation satellite from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The "SAOCOM 1A" satellite was deployed about 12 minutes after lift-off, SpaceX said. Following stage 92

30 September, 2018 2:09 PM The highs and lows in Elon Musk's life: Telsa CEO to cough up $40 million in fines

From building spacecrafts and Flamethrowers to tweeting sensitive info, Elon Musk has been there and done that. Here's how the business magnate/investor's made headlines for the better part of the millennium, albeit not always for the right reasons. The advent of SpaceX | When Musk was a little boy, he dreamt of going to Mars. But, after going through 61

26 September, 2018 9:13 AM Japan lunar exploration firm to head for moon on SpaceX rockets

Japanese lunar exploration startup Ispace said it has signed up for launches on Elon Musk's SpaceX rockets in 2020 and 2021, its first step towards offering services such as searching for water on the moon. On reaching space in SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, Ispace plans to orbit its lunar lander around the moon and, in its second mission, land two rovers 65

24 September, 2018 3:01 PM Donald Trump says second North Korea summit 'quite soon'

He said Monday: "It was a different world. That was a dangerous time. This is one year later, a much different time." US President Donald Trump says the second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is likely to take place "quite soon." Speaking at the United Nations, Trump says the relationship with the country whose leader he branded last year as "Little 80

16 September, 2018 5:18 PM Indian rocket lifts off with two British satellites

Two satellites aboard the PSLV belong to Surrey Satellite Technologies Ltd (SSTL), UK, and is carried under a commercial arrangement with Antrix Corp Ltd - the commercial arm of ISRO. SRIHARIKOTA, ANDHRA PRADESH: Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) lifted off successfully with two British satellites, NovaSAR and S1-4, from the rocket 72

14 September, 2018 12:36 PM ISRO Not To Fly Living Being Before Actual Manned Space Mission: Official

The Indian space agency will not test fly any living being on its two experimental flights before its actual human space mission planned in 2022, said a top official. "We have no plans to test fly any living being like live animals in our two test flights before sending human beings into the space in our rocket," K. Sivan, Chairman of the Indian Space 51

15 August, 2018 2:58 PM Every Indian can be proud of manned space mission: ISRO chief

Technologies that will help in sending an Indian astronaut to space by 2022, as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day address today, have already been completed, ISRO Chairman K Sivan said. "We have already done development of crew module, crew escape, environment control, life-support system and space suite, as also GSLV-Mark 43