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South Korea launches 1st homegrown space launch vehicle Nuri

Seoul: South Korea on Thursday launched its first homegrown space launch vehicle, Nuri, to put a satellite into the low-Earth orbit (600-800 km). The KSLV-II, also dubbed Nuri, blasted off from the Naro Space Center in the southern coastal village...

Asteroid as big as bus, jumbo jet to flyby earth this weekend

New Delhi: Asteroids of the size of a house, several as big as a bus and one as large as an aeroplane will flyby close to the earth between Saturday and Monday. On Saturday, two asteroids, one identified as 2021...

North Korea-fired projectile falls outside Japan’s Exclusive Economic Zone

Tokyo: The projectile, fired by North Korea, fell outside Japan's exclusive economic zone, Kyodo news agency reported on Monday. Earlier, the Joint Chiefs of Staff of South Korea said North Korea had fired an unidentified projectile towards the Sea of...

Shenzhou-12 astronauts land safely

Beijing: Three Chinese astronauts, the first sent to orbit for space station construction, have completed their three-month mission and returned to Earth safely on Friday. The return capsule of the Shenzhou-12 manned spaceship, carrying astronauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and...

China launches new Earth observation satellite

Taiyuan: China sent a new Earth observation satellite into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China's Shanxi Province at 11:01 am Tuesday (Beijing Time). The satellite, Gaofen-5 02, was launched aboard a Long March-4C rocket and entered...

Falcon 9 launched in Florida with SpaceX Dragon Cargo Spacecraft

Moscow: SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft launched with the Falcon 9 launch vehicle from the NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 3:14 a.m. (ET) (07:14 GMT) on Sunday, carrying 4,800 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station...

Fukushima nuclear plant water to be released into the ocean via undersea tunnel, Indian environmentalist expresses concerns

Tokyo:  The operators of the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant said Wednesday it plans to build an undersea tunnel so that massive amounts of treated but still radioactive water can be released into the ocean less than a mile...

All 34 OneWeb satellites launched using Russian Soyuz rocket now in Orbit – Roscosmos

Moscow: All 34 British OneWeb satellites launched from the Baikonur space center using the Russian Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket are now in orbit, a spokesperson of the Russian space agency, Roscosmos, told Sputnik. "Separation has been confirmed for all 34...

‘Jupiter closest to earth, appears now brightest and biggest’: PSI

Hyderabad: One of the exciting celestial phenomena of the year, “Jupiter coming close to the earth' occurred on Friday. Informing this to UNI on Saturday, Planetary Society of India (PSI) Director N Sri Raghunandan Kumar said as a result of...

International Space Station’s orbit raised ahead of Russian film crew arrival

Moscow: The International Space Station (ISS) has been placed to a higher altitude to prepare for the arrival of Russia’s “Challenge” movie’s filming crew arrival, a spokesperson for the Roscosmos state space corporation told Sputnik on Saturday. Initially, the orbit...

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South Korea launches 1st homegrown space launch vehicle Nuri

Seoul: South Korea on Thursday launched its first homegrown space launch vehicle, Nuri, to put a satellite into the...