NDTV (Aug. 19, 2013) At 4.50 pm today, India will launch a home-made massive rocket and a communications satellite, GSAT-14. This is the second time in three years that an Indian-made cryogenic engine will be used for a ... watch video
NASA (Jan. 24, 2014) "Here's some of the stories trending This Week at NASA!"
NASA's TDRS-L satellite launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas rocket January 23, from Cape Canaveral Air Force ... watch video
AP (July 2, 2014) A rocket carrying a NASA satellite lit up the pre-dawn skies Wednesday on a mission to track atmospheric carbon dioxide, the chief culprit behind global warming. NASA lost a similar satellite in 2009 ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Sep. 19, 2012) China launched two satellites after 3 a.m. Beijing Time on Wednesday.
The satellites were sent into space by a Long March-3B carrier rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan ... watch video
AFP (Jan. 30, 2013) South Korea succeeds in its third attempt to put a satellite into orbit, in a high-stakes test of national pride after arch-rival North Korea got there first with a rocket launch last ... watch video
NDTV (Sep. 11, 2013) The first images of India's small satellite for the red planet, Mars, have finally been released. If all goes well with the launch and the very risky and arduous, millions of kilometers long journey, ... watch video
May 25, 2015 NGC 6240 lies 400 million light-years away in the constellation of Ophiuchus (The Serpent Holder). This galaxy has an elongated shape with branching wisps, loops and tails. ... read more
May 20, 2015 Researchers who have modeled planetary systems far beyond our own solar system have found that massive moons larger than Mars might be the best bet in the search for life beyond ... read more
May 20, 2015 Astronomical research on asteroids, i.e. minor planets, is also benefiting from the large-scale Gaia mission of the European Space Agency (ESA). Even though the astrometry satellite's main purpose is ... read more
May 20, 2015 Astronomers using ESO's Very Large Telescope in Chile have captured the most detailed image ever taken of the Medusa Nebula. As the star at the heart of this nebula made its ... read more
Aug. 19, 2013 GOES-12 has seen it all, from Hurricane Katrina that hit the Gulf Coast in 2005, to the Christmas blizzard that crippled the Central United States in 2009. It even traveled south of the equator to ... read more
Sep. 17, 2012 The second Metop satellite was launched Sept. 17 from the Baikonur cosmodrome, in Kazakhstan, atop a Russian Soyuz launcher. Metop-B will ensure the continuity of the weather and atmospheric ... read more
Sep. 3, 2012 Europe's latest weather satellite got a glimpse of the Moon before our celestial neighbour disappeared from view behind Earth on Friday. Since its launch two months ago, MSG-3 has been working ... read more
Sep. 1, 2010 NASA and NOAA's latest Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-15, has successfully completed five months of on-orbit testing and has been accepted into service. The satellite ... read more