Showing posts with label costs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label costs. Show all posts

Friday, January 12, 2018

India launches 31 satellites on single mission

India launches 31 satellites
India on Friday successfully launched 31 satellites on a single mission from the southern spaceport of Sriharikota, officials said.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

India to Launch 31 Satellites in Single Mission

ISRO
India's Space Research Organization, ISRO has announced to launch 31 satellites, including Cartosat-2 series earth observation spacecraft, in a single mission next month, state-run broadcaster - All India Radio (AIR) said Saturday.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

All Eyes on ISRO’s Record Attempt to Send 104 Satellites in One Mission

ISRO has becomes a major competitor to US space launching companies due to its cost effectiveness. February 15 record mission will make ISRO Launchpad further attractive as costs will come down to approximately a third of what a SpaceX launch costs.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Japan’s TEPCO finds possible nuclear fuel debris

The operator of Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant may have finally found a portion of nuclear fuel debris responsible for a lot of the lingering contamination from six years ago. If confirmed, it will dramatically improve clean-up efforts.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Fukushima cleanup cost double previous estimate, report says

Japan's electricity customers may have to pay more in order to cover the cost of decommissioning the Fukushima nuclear power plant.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Flooding after Hurricane Matthew sweeps North Carolina

North Carolina is still reeling from the effects of Hurricane Matthew. At least 14 people have reportedly been killed in the worst flooding to have hit the southeastern state in the US.

Thursday, October 06, 2016

Fukushima plant cleanup costs, compensation may rise by 8 tril. yen

An industry group has estimated costs for decontamination work at the disaster-struck Fukushima nuclear plant and compensation for nuclear damage to be around 8 trillion yen ($77.10 billion) more than the current official projection, a source close to the matter said Thursday.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Indian Space Organization Gears Up for First Multi-Orbit Mission

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will achieve another milestone next week when the PSLV-C35, in its thirty-seventh flight, will launch 8 payloads in two different orbits. This will be ISRO’s first multi-orbit mission.

Friday, September 02, 2016

SpaceX rocket explosion setbacks for commercial space

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket exploded Thursday on its launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, dealing a blow to the California-based company's ambitious space exploration project, and even America's commercial space industry.

Thursday, September 01, 2016

SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch

A rocket operated by the aerospace company SpaceX has exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral where it was being test-fired ahead of a launch.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

SpaceX to conduct first launch with used rocket this year

 U.S. space firm SpaceX has reached an agreement with Luxembourg-based SES to launch a commercial communications satellite on a used Falcon 9 rocket for the first time, the two companies said Tuesday.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

India tests new space rocket engine

India on Sunday successfully tested a new rocket engine of the Super Sonic Combustion Ram Jet (SCRAMJET) from the southern spaceport of Sriharikota.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Natural disasters since 1900 ‘have cost $7 trillion’

Natural disasters have caused more than $7 trillion (6.2 trillion euros) in economic damage worldwide since 1900, with floods and storms accounting for nearly 60 percent of the total, researchers said April 18.

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Climate change 'could wipe $2.5tn off' global assets

Trillions of dollars of non-bank financial assets around the world are vulnerable to the effects of global warming, according to a study that says tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions makes sense for investors.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Les catastrophes et désastres en 2015 ont causé 81 milliards de dommages

Les dégâts causés par les catastrophes survenues en 2015 dans le monde se sont élevés finalement à 92 milliards de dollars (environ 81 milliards d'euros). C'est plus que les 85 milliards (75 milliards d'euros) estimés en décembre dernier, selon la dernière étude Sigma du réassureur suisse Swiss Re publiée mercredi.

TEPCO gains approval to begin freezing ice wall around Fukushima's battered reactors

Japan's nuclear regulator on Wednesday green-lit a plan for the embattled operator of the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear power plant in the northeast to start freezing soil around its battered reactor buildings, in a bid to reduce the massive amounts of radioactive water accumulating in the buildings.

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Paying the price for a warmer world

Last year is likely to be the warmest since records began in 1880, beating 2014.

Yet, 2016 is expected to be even warmer.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

US bee crisis 'could destabilise crop production'

The first US national study to map wild bees has found that the insect, which is essential for the production of about one-third of the world's crops, is facing major declines in the country's most important agricultural regions.

Monday, September 07, 2015

Paris climate talks our last chance, say Pacific leaders

Pacific leaders said Monday that upcoming climate talks in Paris are the last chance for the world to reach an agreement that can save their vulnerable island nations.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Obama says climate change 'immediate risk' to US security

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday highlighted climate change as an "immediate risk" to the US national security and warned that a one-foot (0.3-meter) sea level rise could cost the country as much as 200 billion US dollars by 2100.

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