17 Jan 2020
ISRO launches GSAT-30 satellite: What it can do?
ISRO's first satellite of 2020, the GSAT-30, has been successfully launched by Arianespace, the world's first commercial launch service provider.
13 Jan 2020
ISRO to launch a new communication satellite this week
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is gearing up to launch a new communication satellite on January 17.
21 Dec 2019
Apple has a secret team working on satellites: Details here
Along with iPhones, insanely expensive Macs, and a range of services, Apple is working on satellites too.
21 Nov 2019
Here's how you can launch your own satellite
If you're a space enthusiast or a person on a specific mission, say like Earth observation, launching your own miniature satellite or picosatellite would be on your to-do list.
06 Aug 2019
SpaceX launches UberPool-like servce for launching satellites
Elon Musk's SpaceX has launched an UberPool-like ride-sharing program to make space more accessible.
30 Jul 2019
Soon, France will weaponize its satellites with guns and lasers
Humanity's future in space revolves around manned missions to Mars and beyond.
17 Jul 2019
Six famous women ISRO scientists you should know about
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the world's largest and most successful space agencies.
05 Apr 2019
Soon, Amazon will launch over 3,000 satellites for 'global' internet
Amazon wants to launch more than 3,000 satellites into the low-Earth orbit.
27 Mar 2019
#MissionShakti successful; India now an elite space power: PM Modi
In a surprise address on Wednesday, PM Narendra Modi has made an announcement about the country's successful "Mission Shakti" space operation.
22 Jan 2019
Soon, ISRO could start launch-on-demand service with new rocket
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is working on a small rocket, one that would be used for a launch-on-demand service.
19 Dec 2018
ISRO launches "Angry Bird" satellite to boost defense communication capabilities
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched the GSAT-7A military communications satellite to boost the defense forces' communication capabilities, particularly the Indian Air Force.
05 Dec 2018
ISRO's heaviest, 'most powerful' satellite launched, will increase internet speed
Less than a week after ISRO launched the HysIS satellite, ISRO's heaviest satellite, the GSAT-11, has been put into orbit.
19 Nov 2018
China: Two more satellites added to BDS, the GPS rival
China has added two more satellites to its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), which rivals the US Global Positioning System (GPS).
14 Nov 2018
ISRO to provide connectivity to J&K, using heaviest rocket, 'Baahubali'
If weather conditions allow, ISRO's heaviest rocket, the GSLV Mk-III, dubbed 'Baahubali', will lift off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Wednesday.
21 Oct 2018
Massive piece of space junk falls in California: Details here
We all know space junk or tiny flecks of discarded rockets and satellites pose a major threat to manned/unmanned missions.
19 Oct 2018
Soon, an artificial moon could light up streets in China
After seeing a Tesla Roadster launch into space (thanks to Elon Musk), it is time to witness an artificial moon.
18 Sep 2018
ISRO plans to launch 18 missions in next six months
With the continuing success of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) missions, ISRO has decided to take it up a notch and plans to launch 18 missions in the next six months, virtually one every two weeks.
04 Sep 2018
ISRO to set up satellite station in North Pole
Following on the footsteps of China, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is now planning to set up a satellite ground control station in the bleak desolation of the North Pole.
21 Jul 2018
Facebook confirms that it is building an internet satellite
A couple of months after rumors surfaced indicating that Facebook was building its own satellite, the social media giant has confirmed its satellite project.
09 Jul 2018
China launches two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan
China today successfully launched two remote sensing satellites for Pakistan, marking the first international commercial launch for the Long March-2C rocket in about 19 years.
07 Jul 2018
NASA's planet-hunting telescope Kepler running out of fuel
NASA's Kepler telescope, which helps hunt for new planets in outer space, has almost run out of fuel, the space agency received an indication recently.
01 Apr 2018
Days after launch, ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A
Three days after launching the GSAT-6A, the ISRO has confirmed that communication from the satellite has been lost after the second firing of the on-board engine yesterday.
30 Mar 2018
ISRO releases footage from camera onboard GSAT-6A
In another exemplary achievement, ISRO successfully put the communication satellite GSAT-6A into the orbit on Thursday.
06 Mar 2018
SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket for the 50th time
In yet another high-profile liftoff, SpaceX has launched its reusable Falcon 9 rocket for the 50th time from its launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
24 Feb 2018
Armed forces need over 400 drones to step up defense
To step up its defense, Indian armed forces require more than 400 drones, including directed energy weapons (DEWs) and submarine-launched remotely piloted aircraft, over the next 10 years.
16 Feb 2018
SpaceX to launch its first internet satellites this week
Ahead of its proposed plans, SpaceX is set to launch its first internet satellites on February 17th that will put two test satellites, Microsat 2a and 2b, into the orbit.
04 Feb 2018
Japanese space agency sets record, launches world's smallest rocket
The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has successfully launched the world's smallest rocket, called SS-520-5, to carry an equally small satellite.
02 Feb 2018
SpaceX meant to expend its rocket, ends up landing it
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, which was supposed to be dispensed into the ocean after its launch, has "amazingly" survived its fall and is currently floating intact in the Atlantic Ocean.
17 Jan 2018
ISRO releases image from India's 100th satellite
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has released the first ever image captured by the recently launched Cartosat-2 satellite.
12 Jan 2018
ISRO successfully launches 100th satellite, first mission after IRNSS-1H failure
At 9:29am today, ISRO successfully launched the PSLV from Sriharikota, its first mission after the failure of IRNSS-1H in August.
10 Jan 2018
After US reportedly loses satellite, SpaceX defends its role
Responding to reports that it has lost a satellite on a classified mission, SpaceX claimed the Falcon 9 "did everything correctly" and contrary claims are "categorically false."
03 Dec 2017
New European satellite detects alarming pollution levels in North India
Satellite images captured by the European Space Agency (ESA) have revealed alarming levels of pollution in northern India on November 10, when Delhi was struggling with a crisis.
23 Oct 2017
After IRNSS-1H failure, ISRO to resume satellite launches with Cartosat
ISRO is gearing up for its next project: the launch of Cartosat along with 30 nano satellites of foreign countries in December.
17 Sep 2017
ISRO to resume satellite launches in December
Despite suffering a setback due to its unsuccessful satellite launch on 31st August, ISRO announced that it would resume satellite launches from December.
03 Sep 2017
Launch failure not due to overloading, says ISRO chairman
Following the failure of ISRO's PSLVC39 rocket to launch India's eighth navigation satellite IRNSS-1H, the space agency has been investigating the failure.
02 Sep 2017
Why did ISRO's recent PSLV mission fail?
ISRO's PSLV-C39 mission to propel the IRNSS-1H satellite into the orbit was unsuccessful as the heat shield didn't separate in the last few minutes of the mission.
01 Sep 2017
PSLV: Powering through failures with its many successes
The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), through its reliable cost-effective launches, has played a key role in ISRO's successes over the past two decades.
31 Aug 2017
ISRO first private navigation satellite launch fails
ISRO launched its navigation satellite, IRNSS-1H at 7 pm today from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, but the mission was not successful.
08 Aug 2017
Ghana's first satellite, GhanaSat-1 is now orbiting Earth
Ghana's first satellite GhanaSat-1, built by a Ghanaian engineering team at All Nations University, is now operational. It was made possible with a little help from others but it's still a significant achievement.
04 Aug 2017
Fighting slavery in India with the help of satellites!
The origin of slavery, the practice of owning human beings, often as forced laborers, dates back to as early as 3500 BC.