'An important milestone in a budding space economy': Kenya launches its first-ever operational satellite
Designed and developed by indigenous researchers, Kenyan Taifa-1 has been created to help the African nation to gauge the extent of an ongoing drought by monitoring and collating data on the agriculture and the environment of Kenya
Kenya to launch its first operational satellite next week
The Kenya Space Agency (KSA) will launch the satellite on 11 April aboard the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California
Satellite constellations multiply on profit hopes, geopolitics
When firms floated the idea of expanding access to high-speed internet through satellite constellations in low Earth orbit (LEO), analysts expected only two or three companies would succeed
Explained: How the Hubble Space Telescope, famous for its stunning images, is under threat
Private companies are launching thousands of satellites that are photobombing the iconic telescope — producing long bright streaks and curves of light that can be impossible to remove. And the problem is only getting worse
Turkey, Syria earthquake: How satellites can aid in rescue operations
Satellite data enables humanitarian aid to better deliver water and food by mapping the condition of roads, bridges, buildings, and — most crucially — identifying populations trying to escape potential aftershocks
ISRO achieves another breakthrough, launches Oceansat-3, 8 other satellites into orbit
ISRO launched the PSLV C54/EOS06, also known as Oceansat-3, with a PSLV-XL rocket. Along with the OceanSat-3, 8 nano satellites were also launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh
Russia scheduled to launch Iranian satellite amid Ukraine war concerns
Iran's 'Khayyam' satellite is scheduled to take off from the Moscow-operated Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, three weeks after Russian President Vladimir Putin met Iran's Ebrahim Raisi and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran
Indian Army conducts five-day exercise to test satellites
The exercise named "Skylight" was conducted from 25 to 29 July. The Army is utilising the services of a number of satellites belonging to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
South Korea launches its first spacecraft to the moon
The $180 million mission features a boxy, solar-powered satellite designed to skim just 62 miles above the lunar surface. Scientists expect to collect geologic and other data for at least a year from this low polar orbit
Starlink could soon provide satellite internet connectivity to 10 rural Lok Sabha constituencies
Starlink's services will compete with that of Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea in broadband and it will be a direct competitor to Bharti Group-backed OneWeb.
ISRO is thinking of developing next-gen astronomy satellite to follow up on its AstroSat mission
According to ISRO officials, data from AstroSat is widely utilised for the study of various fields of astronomy, from galactic to extra-galactic and from users from all over the world.
ISRO and Bhutan's Dept of telecom signs contract to jointly develop a small satellite
Kamboj said the joint development was envisioned during the state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Thimphu in 2019.
India is fast emerging as a world space hub for cost-effective satellites launches: Union Minister Jitendra Singh
World today is enamoured of Chandrayaan, Mars mission and upcoming Gaganyan," the Minister added.
Using satellite images, scientists create comprehensive global coral reef atlas online
About three quarters of the world’s reefs had not previously been mapped in this kind of in-depth way, and many not at all.
Russian Soyuz rocket carries 34 Oneweb satellites to complete broadband internet constellation
OneWeb is working to complete the construction of a constellation of low earth orbit satellites providing enhanced broadband and other services to countries worldwide.
ISRO will launch its earth observation satellite: Here's all you need to know
The advanced imaging satellite will allow for constant, real-time monitoring of the Indian landmass and the oceans.
With billionaires launching, is it time to implement a new international space treaty?
More than half a century after humans first set foot on the moon, there remains no clearly established, agreed-upon rules governing space activity.
OneWeb successfully launches 36 satellites from Russian cosmodrome
This will be OneWeb's eighth launch and they will have a total fleet of 254 satellites in LEO.
Virgin Orbit launches seven satellites from three different customers on 747 plane
The company plans three more test flights of its rocket ship this summer and fall before taking paying passengers next year.
Five satellite images that show how fast and drastically the Earth is changing
Satellite data is useful to provide global observations of key components of the climate system and biosphere that are essential for our understanding of how the planet is changing.