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India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C36 has successfully launched the earth observation satellite RESOURCESAT-2A from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.
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Chinese Astronauts Land Safely After 30 Day Mission
Two Chinese astronauts, Chen Dong and Jing Haipeng, landed safely in north China's Inner Mongolia region on Friday after spending 30 days in the Tiangong-2 space laboratory.
CNSA has released imagery taken by a smallsat deployed the other day that shows Tiangong 2 and Shenzhou 11
China's Shenzhou-11 has docked with the Tiangong-2 Space Station.
China placed the Shenzhou-11 spacecraft with two astronauts aboard into orbit today.
On Tuesday, September 27th the Space Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee will held a hearing on "Are We Losing the Space Race to China."
India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its thirty-seventh flight (PSLV-C35), will launch the 377 kg SCATSAT-1 for ocean and weather related studies and seven co-passenger satellites into polar Sun Synchronous Orbit (SSO). Co-passenger satellites are from Algeria, Canada and USA as well as two satellites from Indian Universities/ Academic Institute.
China launched the Tiangong-2 space laboratory module on a Long March 2F rocket today. The two year year mission of Tiangong-2 will see two Chinese astronauts occupy the space lab for up to a month at a time to perform a variety of scientific experiments.
As farmers in Nepal prepare for a fruitful monsoon season, NASA scientist Dalia Kirschbaum anticipates a different impact of the torrential rains-- the loosening of earth on steep slopes that lead to landslides.
At 11:57 p.m. EDT (8:57 a.m. Indian local time) the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) PSLV-34 rocket with 20 satellites onboard flawlessly launched. It was a milestone mission for India as it continues to showcase its developing launch capability.
Today, May 23, 2016 ISRO successfully flight tested India's first winged body aerospace vehicle operating in hypersonic flight regime.
Ground measurements are essential for making sure that satellites deliver accurate information about our changing world.
Astrosat, India's first Multi-wavelength Space Observatory was successfully launched by ISRO's workhorse launch vehicle PSLV into a 650km orbit on September 28, 2015. Then began the process of putting each of the payloads into operation.
ISS nadir point: 28.4° N, 84.5° E Date taken: 2015.05.16 Time taken: 20:27:51 GMT
NASA and its partners are gathering the best available science and information on the April 25, 2015, magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal, referred to as the Gorkha earthquake, to assist in relief and humanitarian operations.
The Senate U.S. - China Economic and Security Review Commission held a hearing on February 18, 2015 on China's Space and Counterspace Programs. All of the testimony is now available along with the webcast.
This photo was taken by the Expedition 8 crew aboard the International Space Station on 25 November 2003. It shows hazing conditions over the pan-Himalayas in Nepal.
Over the last 10 years a new method using satellite radar data has been maturing to provide 3D views of Earth's natural resources and urban environments.
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