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Friday, April 25th, 2014

Glonass Failure Caused by Faulty Software

Recent failures in Russia’s Glonass satellite-based global navigation system were caused by mathematical mistakes in software, the head of the Russian space agency said Thursday. Oleg Ostapenko said during a press conference that the programmers who had...

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Russia’s Glonass System Fails Second Time in April

Nine Russian navigation satellites had gone out of service for the second time in this month, the Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said Tuesday. According to Roscosmos, between 01:00 and 01:30 Moscow time (2100 - 2130 GMT), eight...

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Map Illustrates Russia’s GLONASS Failure

The General Lighthouse Authorities of the UK and Ireland have issued a map illustrating the effects of last week's failure in "Russia's GPS" system. Satellites of the GLONASS network experienced a half-day outage when bad data was...

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Remote Sensing Satellite Lost in Chinese Rocket Failure

A $250 million Earth observation satellite developed by China and Brazil was lost in launch mishap on a Long March 4B rocket early Monday, officials said. The CBERS 3 satellite launched at 0326 GMT Monday (9:26 p.m....

Friday, July 12th, 2013

Russia to Replace Lost Satellites this Fall

Russia will send two more communications satellites into orbit to replace the three lost in a recent launch mishap, an official said Tuesday. "We are planning to launch two satellites from the Plesetsk space center to replenish...

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

India’s Infrastructure Woes, In Two Charts

Last week’s massive electric-grid failure in India didn’t just leave 700 million people without electricity for days. It also gave rise to a sharp debate on what the blackouts might mean for the future economic prospects of...

Friday, April 13th, 2012

North Korean Rocket Launch Fails

Despite warnings and appeals from many countries, North Korea went ahead with a rocket launch Friday but officials in South Korea, Japan and the U.S. said it appeared the rocket was failed not long after the launch....

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Rocket failure: Russian, Indian Scientists Differ On Cause

The mystery over the mid-air crashing of an Indian rocket in December continues with officials of the Indian space agency and experts from Russia, which supplied the cryogenic engine, differing on the possible cause of the rocket's...

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Russians Lose Spy Satellite Hours After Launch

Russia has reportedly lost contact with its newest military satellite just hours after launching it into space today (Feb. 1), according to Russian reports. The satellite, called Geo-IK-2, blasted off atop a three-stage Rockot booster from Russia's...

Monday, December 27th, 2010

ISRO Teams Analyzing Data to Pinpoint GSLV Failure

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was analysing data from the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F06) that exploded just after launch on Saturday to know what caused the disaster even as a veteran space scientist vouched for...