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: 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.