Posts Tagged: Space

India's maiden Mars mission a success as Mangalyaan enters orbit

India’s maiden Mars mission a success as Mangalyaan enters orbit

India’s first mission to Mars, which blasted off in November, today successfully entered orbit around the red planet.

  • September 24, 2014
  • at 11:22 am
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Vietnam plans to launch a nano satellite into orbit in 2016

Recently, Vietnam announced plans to send a 10 kilogram nano-satellite into orbit in 2016, according to Vietnamplus. This project is designe...

  • September 18, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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Are there J-pop lovers on the moon? Astroscale is going to find out

Astroscale and Pocari Sweat's Lunar Dream Capsule will also be carrying an exclusive J-pop song to the moon.

  • July 4, 2014
  • at 7:57 pm
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China’s Jade Rabbit lunar rover declared unfixable, dead

Just 10 weeks after blasting into space and about two months after landing on the moon, China’s ‘Jade Rabbit’ lunar rover ...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 12:48 am
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China preps blast-off tomorrow for first ever moon rover mission

This weekend, China’s space agency is putting the finishing touches to the launch of its first ever moon rover mission. The aim is to ...

  • December 1, 2013
  • at 12:05 am
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China Prepares Longest Ever Manned Space Mission, Blasting Off Tomorrow

China is preparing its fifth and largest ever manned spacecraft launch tomorrow. Coming a full year after the 13-day Shenzhou 9 mission, tom...

  • June 10, 2013
  • at 4:20 pm
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China’s Satellite Navigation System to Serve Asia-Pacific, Launch More Satellites

Without GPS technology, we would all be lost — increasingly, that’s a literal truth. China’s “Big Dipper” GPS ...

  • May 17, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Spire wants to fight sea pirates from space – using nanosatellites

Using tiny satellites, Spire can do things that large, lone satellites can't achieve.

  • September 23, 2014
  • at 4:44 pm
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This Singapore misfit is now kickstarting Australia’s space industry

Brian Lim was destined by the system as a bottom feeder in Singapore. But now, he is kickstarting Australia's space industry.

  • August 7, 2014
  • at 6:57 pm
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Astroscale’s debris sweeping satellite takes a page out of science fiction

This startup wants to fill space with garbage collector satellites. Its goal is to make space travel safe for all.

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 5:23 pm
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A computer-generated image of China's probe on the moon.

The Jade Rabbit has landed: China touches down robotic rover on moon

Two weeks ago, China blasted off on its third ever moon mission. But the objective this time was all new – to land on the lunar surfac...

  • December 14, 2013
  • at 11:09 pm
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India's first mission to Mars blasts off this afternoon

India’s first mission to Mars blasts off this afternoon

India’s first mission to Mars blasts off in a couple of hours time. The Mars orbiter mission will explore the surface and mineralogy o...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 3:36 pm
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Indonesian Telkom-3 Satellite Disappears, Found Days Later Way Off-Target

Telkom-3, a telecommunications satellite of Indonesian telecom giant Telkomsel was launched four days ago alongside a Russian satellite call...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 12:10 am
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NASA Astronaut Tweets From Space

Twitterverse just got a whole lot bigger. NASA astronauts are now equipped with the technology to tweet from space. Flight Engineer T.J. Cre...

  • January 22, 2010
  • at 11:47 pm
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