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India-U.S.

India-US to Launch NISAR, Their First Jointly Developed Satellite

"NISAR is the first big collaboration between NASA and ISRO."

China launched its first ever throughput communications satellite Shijian-13 on Wednesday, boarding a Long March 3B rocket.

China Launches First High-Throughput Communication Satellite Shijian-13

China has launched its first high-throughput communication satellite, Shijian-13 (also called Chinasat 16), which cannot only give better internet access to planes and remote regions but also help during natural calamities.

SpaceX

SpaceX Successfully Launches Iridium Satellites into Orbit

Scrambling to contain the backlash when one of its rockets exploded during a routine engine check in September 2016, SpaceX have successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying 10 Iridium satellites and also managed to fly the first stage of the rocket back to a floating landing platform.

Rocket

Japan Launches Space Satellite with Manga Art Successfully

Japan’s space agency recently confirmed that it has successfully launched a weather satellite into space on Wednesday. What is even more interesting about the launch is that the satellite was adorned with snippets of Japanese manga art. The reason behind this is to raise awareness among the younger generation about the wonders of outer space and the universe.

Chinese space station

China to Launch Second Space Lab Tiangong-2

China is set to launch its second space lab Tiangong-2 between September 15 and 20, the office of China's manned space program revealed.

China launches the world's first quantum-enabled satellite called Mecius.

China Sucessfully Launches World's First 'Hack-Proof' Quantum Satellite Micius

China has successfully launched the world's first quantum-enabled satellite named Micius on Tuesday from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, Chinese state media reported.

China Space

China Launches Gaofen-3 High-Resolution Imaging Satellite for Civilian Use

China launched a new synthetic aperture radar (SAR) imaging satellite called Gaofen-3 on Wednesday at 6:55 p.m. (Eastern Time) from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi Province.

China plans to launch 14 satellites by 2025.

China Plans to Launch 14 Meteorological Satellites by 2025

China is set to launch 14 meteorological satellites into the orbit over the next decade, a senior Chinese official said at a press conference on Monday.

China successfully refueled one of its orbital satellites in space.

China Successfully Refuels an Orbital Satellite

China has successfully completed its first in-space refuel of orbital satellites, the National University of Defend Technology announced last week.

China is Planning to Increase its Presence in Outer Space

China Gives Push to Space Exploration Program: to Launch Core Module by 2018

China wants its permanent manned space station up and running by 2022 by launching its core module in 2018.

Following the successful satellite launching of Belarus by China, the two world leaders congratulated each other

China, Belarus Leaders Laud Each Other Following Sucessful Satellite Launch

During a telephone conversation, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko congratulated each other after the successful launch of the Belintersat-1, a telecom satellite designed by China for Belarus, on Saturday.

 China launched Belarusian telecom satellite

China Launches Long March-3B Carrying Belarusian Telecom Satellite

China has launched its Belarusian telecom satellite on Saturday at 12:57 AM (Beijing Time) from its satellite launch center at Xichang, China.

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Remote-Sensing Satellites Made in China Set to go Global

China is planning to work with foreign space agencies and international organizations to set up a remote-sensing satellite network with global coverage by establishing more ground stations overseas. The satellites used for the project will be made in China.

Facebook

Facebook Will Use Satellites To Beam Free Internet

Social networking site Facebook is working with a French satellite company to provide free internet to Africa.

India's first observatory satellite

India Launched Its First-Ever Space Observatory Satellite

At 10:00 a.m., Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C30) successfully launched India's multi-wavelength space observatory Astrosat, along with six foreign customer satellites into orbit.

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