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Britain’s £5 billion rival to EU’s Galileo satellite project faces scrap
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Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

China Launches Gaofen-3

On Aug. 9, 2016, China launched its Gaofen-3 remote-sensing satellite aboard a Long March-4C rocket. Designed by the China Academy of Space Technology, Gaofen-3 features a multi-polarized C-band synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) sensor at meter-level resolution. The new...

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Europe Launches Galileo 13/14

Europe took the next step in creating their own navigation satellite constellation on Tuesday with the launch of the 13th and 14th Galileo satellites. The pair launched at 05:48 local time from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana....

Monday, February 8th, 2016

North Korea Launches Earth Observation Satellite

North Korea launched an Earth observation satellite aboard a long-range rocket. The Kwangmyongsong-4 satellite entered its orbit aboard a nha-3 rocket. The launch has received rapid international criticism, alleging that the mission's true purpose was to ttest...

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Singapore Imaging Satellite Successfully Launched

Singapore's TeLEOS-1 commercial imaging satellite was launched on Wednesday via India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. The satellite from Singapore Technologies Electronics is a 400-kilogram spacecraft also known as...

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

China Launches Commercial Remote-sensing Satellite

China launched a group of four satellites on 7 October at noon for commercial remote-sensing services, an important step in the development of remote-sensing space technology. The "Jilin-1" satellites, launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in...

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

China Launches 20th Beidou Navigation Satellite

China launched a new-generation satellite into orbit that will support its global navigation and positioning network on Wednesday.  Launched from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan, the satellite was boosted by a Long...

Monday, September 28th, 2015

ISRO Launches ASTROSAT and Six Foreign Satellites

India Monday successfully launched ASTROSAT, its maiden dedicated space observatory aimed at undertaking a detailed understanding of the universe, and six foreign satellites, including four from the US, onboard PSLV-C30 from the spaceport here. Read more via...

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Arianespace’s Latest Galileo Mission a Success with Soyuz Launch of Two Satellites

Kourou, Sept. 11, 2015—Arianespace has successfully launched the ninth and tenth satellites in the Galileo constellation for the European Commission, under a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA). The company's eighth launch of the year, and...

Monday, August 31st, 2015

China Launches Yaogan 27 Spy Satellite

China launched its latest spy satellite into orbit on Thursday, Aug. 27 at 10:31 p.m. EDT (02:31 GMT) atop a Long March 4C rocket. The flight took place from the country’s LC9 launch complex at the Taiyuan...

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

China Launches Yaogan-27 Remote Sensing Satellite

China's Yaogan-27 remote sensing satellite was sent into space on Thursday at 10:31 a.m. Beijing Time, from Taiyuan launch site in Shanxi Province, north China. The satellite will mainly be used for experiments, land surveys, crop yield...

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