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Isro begins official countdown to historic Mars Orbiter Mission

Nov 03, 2013

Isro begins official countdown to historic Mars Orbiter Mission

"The 56 hours and 30 minutes countdown started as per schedule at 06.08 AM. It is proceeding smoothly," a spokesman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) told PTI. #ISRO #NewsTracker #Mars #Earth #Port Blair #Sriharikota #European Space Agency #Mars Orbiter Mission #India Space and Research Organisation
India's first military satellite GSAT-7 put into Earth's orbit

Sep 04, 2013

India's first military satellite GSAT-7 put into Earth's orbit

India's first 'military' satellite was on Wednesday put into the geosynchronous orbit, about 36,000 km above the Earth, five days after it was launched on 30 August onboard an European rocket from Kourou in French Guiana off the Pacific coast. #ISRO #India #NewsTracker #European Space Agency #Arianespace #GSAT-7 #Inmarsat
India successfully launches weather satellite INSAT-3D

Jul 26, 2013

India successfully launches weather satellite INSAT-3D

India's advanced meteorological satellite INSAT-3D was successfully launched by an European rocket from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana early today, giving a boost to weather forecasting and disaster warning services. #ISRO #India #NewsTracker #K Radhakrishnan #European Space Agency #Arianespace #INSAT-3D #Ariane 5
Did you know? Meteorites strike Earth every few months

Feb 15, 2013

Did you know? Meteorites strike Earth every few months

A meteor exploded in the sky above Russia on Friday, injuring hundreds of people as its fragments fell to the ground in the Ural Mountains. Here's a look at those objects in the sky. #didyouknow #Russia #European Space Agency #Ural Mountains #Addi Bischoff #meteor
US, Europe team up to send Orion spaceship to moon

Jan 17, 2013

US, Europe team up to send Orion spaceship to moon

NASA is teaming up with the European Space Agency to get astronauts beyond Earth's orbit. Europe will provide the propulsion and power compartment for NASA's new Orion crew capsule, officials said Wednesday. #Nasa #European Space Agency #Orion Space Capsule

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US, Europe team up to send Orion spaceship to moon

Aug 25, 2014

Two Galileo GPS satellites launched in wrong orbit

Two satellites that are intended to form part of the European Galileo satellite navigation system went astray from their intended orbit after launch from French Guiana on Friday, satellite launch company Arianespace said. Galileo is being built by Eu... #Europe #European Commission #European Space Agency
US, Europe team up to send Orion spaceship to moon

Aug 05, 2014

Rosetta Spacecraft Set for Unprecedented Close Study of a Comet

After 10 years and four billion miles, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft is to sync up with a comet on Wednesday, and will place a lander on the comet’s surface in November... #Europe #European Commission #European Space Agency
US, Europe team up to send Orion spaceship to moon

Aug 05, 2014

Rosetta Spacecraft Set for Unprecedented Close Study of a Comet

After 10 years and four billion miles, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft is to sync up with a comet on Wednesday, and will place a lander on the comet’s surface in November... #Europe #European Commission #European Space Agency