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SATELLITE NEWS

Virgin Orbit successfully launches 7 satellites into orbit

January 14, 2022 3:00 pm

The company plans six launches this year, including two for the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force that will originate from Cornwall in southwestern England.

China urges US to protect its space station from satellites

December 30, 2021 12:10 pm

The Tiangong performed “evasive maneuvers” to “prevent a potential collision” with Starlink satellites, the government said in a December 6 complaint to the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

One year on this exoplanet is just 16 hours long

December 02, 2021 4:54 pm

As the exoplanet is extremely close to its star, the day side temperature could reach up to 3,500 Kelvin, or close to 3300 degrees Celsius.

Elon Musk's Starlink registers India unit, targets rural districts

November 02, 2021 1:35 pm

The company aims to have 200,000 Starlink devices in India by December 2022. Starlink has already received over 5,000 pre-orders for its devices in India.

Amazon to launch first two internet satellites in 2022

November 02, 2021 11:33 am

Amazon first announced its goal of deploying a constellation of 3,236 satellites in low Earth orbit in 2019.

EOS-3 launch today; set to be first of several major launches this year

August 11, 2021 11:20 pm

EOS-03, which is capable of imaging the entire country four to five times every day, is riding on a GSLV rocket (GSLV-F10), which has a new payload carrier designed to significantly reduce aerodynamic drag and thus carry larger payloads.

Bharti Global-backed OneWeb launches 36 LEO satellites

May 29, 2021 7:31 pm

OneWeb has launched its next batch of 36 satellites. Here is what it means.

Countdown begins for launch of earth observation satellite EOS-01: ISRO

November 06, 2020 4:32 pm

EOS-01 is an earth observation satellite intended for applications in agriculture, forestry and disaster management support, ISRO has said.

NASA's retired satellite from 1960s to return in debris this weekend

August 30, 2020 10:14 am

Valuable data was gathered by the satellite until 1969 and two years later it was decommissioned. Since then the OGO-1 has been revolving around on a highly elliptical orbit. It takes two days for the satellite to complete its trajectory around our planet. 

NASA tracks 'splitting dent' in Earth's magnetic field which can damage satellites

August 19, 2020 6:46 pm

The recent data shows that it is expanding westward and splitting into two lobes which can result in the weakening of the magnetic field and thus creating problems for current and future satellite missions.

SATELLITE VIDEOS

India, US to launch satellite on climate change in 2021

February 26, 2016 5:27 am

New Delhi, Feb 26 (ANI): India and the United States are collaborating to build a satellite on climate change which will be launched in 2021, said US ambassador to India Richard Verma.Divulging details, Verma said space agencies are developing NASA –ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar project or NISAR and plan to launch it from India’s impressive geo-synchronised satellite launch vehicle in 2021. Verma added that the satellite will use advance radar imaging to provide an unprecedented detail view of earth.

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