Monthly Archives: April 2018

Angola loses the first satellite, plans the successor

Angola has recently confirmed that it has lost the control on one of its satellites launched in December 2017. It was the first telecom satellites launched by them and was named as Angosat-1. The same was designed to remain functional until the next 15 years. However, the unexpected incidence has put everyone in Angola under…
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Orbital ATK names new launcher selects upper stage engine

Orbital ATK is one of the well-known aerospace companies in the world known for manufacturing spacecraft and defense equipment in the US. The name of their latest rocket which will be deployed for the launch of US Air Force’s two significant satellites has been decided, and the same would be named “Omega.” The officials at…
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Blue Origin Takes New Shepard on Eighth Test Flight

Blue Origin run a successful test on its Launch vehicle called New Shepard. This test flight is the eighth test flight for the vehicle. The firm conducted the trial at the firm’s launch site in Texas. The trial happened on April 29, 2018, at 1; 10 pm Eastern time. The company scheduled an early test…
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NASA images show signs of concern for India

Recent pictures which are released by NASA show many parts of India which are under the dots of fire. The area stretches across Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra and also some states in Southern India. NASA has predicted that due to too much of hot weather, heat in these areas has increased manifolds. As…
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SpaceX showing astonishing contribution for Space

As per the latest news, Tesla has been in the news headlines recently. This is because the revolution that this company has brought about in electric car manufacturing. Such innovation has mesmerized majority of the politicians, environmentalists who are also thinking that how the world would change from this change. On the other hand, another…
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Israeli Government to Buy Satellites From IAI

The Israeli government has announced its intention to purchase a satellite from Israel Aerospace International (IAI). The announcement is a severe blow to Spacecom Satellite Communications Ltd. Spacecom announced a month ago that it would buy its Amos-8 satellite from a European based company and not Spacecom. Spacecom chose Loral to build the satellite that…
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New Sentinel Rocket launched under Earth-observation program

A new spacecraft have been initiated into the space named as the Sentinel-3B. This satellite was launched with the help of the Rocket from Russia's Plesetsk Cosmodrome, a little north of Moscow, on 25th April. The primary purpose of this satellite is to observe the earth's surface - both land surface and water surface. It…
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NASA’s moon rover mission canceled

In breaking news, NASA has put a stop to the Moon Rover Mission. This decision has come as a surprise months after president Trump signed an agreement and thereby ordered NASA to return the astronauts to the Moon. Mr. Clive Neil who is a planetary scientist at the University is Note Dame, and the emeritus…
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