Showing posts with label satellites. Show all posts
Showing posts with label satellites. Show all posts

Saturday, May 26, 2018

China to build high precision PNT system with BeiDou

BeiDou
China is planning to finish building a high precision national comprehensive positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) system on the basis of BeiDou system by 2035.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Remote sensing observation to help sustainable development along Mekong

Mekong River
China will coordinate with countries from Asia and Oceania to conduct satellite remote sensing observation along the Mekong River, according to the website of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

China confirms reception of data from Gaofen-5 satellite

Gaofen-5 satellite
The Chinese Academy of Sciences confirmed that one of its institutes has successfully tracked and received the data from the recently launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite.

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

China launches new Earth observation satellite for environmental monitoring

Gaofen-5
China on Wednesday launched Gaofen-5, a hyperspectral imaging satellite, as part of the country's high-resolution Earth observation project.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Beidou satellites show importance of indigenous core technology

Beidou satellites
A leading Chinese expert has stressed that China's home-grown Beidou Navigation Satellite System demonstrates the necessity for the country to grasp a core technology that is entirely self-developed, after a US ban on a leading Chinese smartphone maker.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Europe Launches Satellite to Start Space Junk Clean-Up Mission

Space Junk Clean-Up Mission
European engineers launched a satellite to the International Space Station (ISS) on Monday to track space junk and take it back to the earth, kicking off the Remove Debris project.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites sent into orbit by single rocket

Twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites sent into orbit
China sent two satellites into orbit on a single carrier rocket for its domestic BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) on Monday.

Saturday, February 10, 2018

Beidou's quick positioning platform serves over 200 countries, regions

Beidou's quick positioning platform
The quick positioning platform of China's Beidou navigation and positioning system is serving more than 200 countries and regions around the globe, China North Industries Group Corporation Limited (NORINCO) announced Thursday.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

EU urged to continue investment to strengthen position in space

gps
The European Union (EU) should continue to invest in space in order to strengthen its position in the area, according to participants at the tenth Conference on European Space Policy that concluded on Wednesday.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

China launches land exploration satellite

land exploration satellite
China launched a land resources exploration satellite into a preset orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the Gobi desert at 3:10 pm Saturday Beijing Time.

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.

Friday, December 08, 2017

Satellite that burnt in atmosphere blamed for ruthenium-106 discharge

Chelyabinsk Region
A satellite that burnt in the atmosphere could have been the source of the radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 whose traces were registered in Russia and some European countries, according to the materials of a probe into the incident released on Friday.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Proton-M carrier rocket with Spanish satellite launched from Baikonur Space Center

Proton-M space rocket
A Proton-M heavy-lift carrier rocket with a Spanish Amazonas-5 satellite has been launched from Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Space Center, a TASS correspondent reported from the space pad on Monday.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Soyuz-2.1a rocket delivers to orbit record number of satellites in Russia’s history

Soyuz rocket
The Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome has sent into a suborbital trajectory a record number of satellites, a source in Russia’s Roscosmos space corporation told TASS on Friday.

Monday, July 03, 2017

SpaceX Postpones Launch of Falcon 9 Carrier Rocket

The Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) postponed the launch of a Falcon 9 carrier rocket with the Intelsat 35e satellite on board, the company said.

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Russian Proton-M rocket takes US satellite into orbit (VIDEO)

A Russian heavy-lift Proton-M rocket has been launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome, taking an American communication satellite into space. This is Roscosmos’ first Proton-M launch this year.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

‘Catastrophic avalanche of collisions’: Space junk can destroy satellites, scientists say

At least 170 million pieces of rapidly-moving space junk are now circulating in Earth’s orbit and this debris may even lead to a “catastrophic avalanche of collisions” and destroy all working satellites and even threaten economies, scientists said.

Monday, April 24, 2017

India Wants to Win Global Credibility With More Satellite Launches

Aiming to lower the cost of access to space, the Indian Space and Research Organization (ISRO) chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar has said the space agency is aiming to increase the number of satellite launches from the existing seven to 12 per year.

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