An imaging satellite and 72 micro-satellites were launched into orbit Friday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Russia space agency Roscosmos and research centre Glavcosmos announced. The Soyuz 2-1A rocket successfully…
PARIS: Earth's days are getting longer but you're not likely to notice any time soon -- it would take about 3.3 million years to gain just one minute, according to a study published on Wednesday. Over the past 27 centuries, the average…
PARIS: Europe's trailblazing spacecraft Rosetta has resumed its mission to probe a comet hurtling through the Solar System after a "dramatic weekend" in which contact was lost for nearly 24 hours, mission control said Thursday.
TOKYO: A Japanese space probe successfully entered "target orbit" and is on its way to rendezvousing with a far away asteroid, in a quest to study the origin of the solar system, authorities said Monday.
WASHINGTON: The US space probe Dawn began orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres Friday on a voyage of discovery into the solar system's main asteroid belt, NASA said Friday.
NEW DELHI: India's low-cost mission to Mars successfully entered the red planet's orbit on Wednesday, crowning India as the first country to complete the trip at its maiden attempt.