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NSIL to lease Ku-band Satellite GSAT-24 for TATA Sky

According to New Space India Limited (NSIL) , GSAT-24, a four-tonne class communication Ku-band satellite built by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be put into orbit using Ariane-5 rocket operated by Arianespace. The GSAT-24 satellite fully funded by the NSIL is expected to be launched during the first quarter of 2022. The entire Read More…

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Chinese 22MT Long March 5B rocket fall to earth’s atmosphere by May 8

While the Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin parried questions about the reports that the US defence department was tracking the falling rocket debris, official media here quoted Chinese experts as saying that the parts of the disintegrated rocket will fall in international waters.   Asked what measures China is taking to deal with the situation Read More…

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SpaceX Starship landed but explodes due to methane leaks

SpaceX Starship explodes after it successfully landed during the SN10 high-altitude test at Boca Chica.   SN1P0 lifted off at roughly 5:10 p.m. CT after earlier delays. It successfully touched down on the landing pad.   However roughly 10 minutes later, the entire Starship exploded due to methane leaks, reports say.   This is the Read More…

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China’s Chang’e-5 return from Moon successfully touched down on Earth

In its maiden attempt to retrieve materials from an extra-terrestrial body Zhang Kejian, head of the CNSA, declared the Chang’e-5 China mission a success.   China’s Chang’e-5 probe successfully touched down on Earth in the early hours of Thursday, bringing home the first samples of the moon in over 40 years.   The spacecraft landed Read More…

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400 Kms range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos tested from Andaman

India on Tuesday “successfully” test fired the surface-to-surface supersonic cruise missile BrahMos   “The land-attack version of the missile was test-fired in the Andaman and Nicobar at around 10 am and it was a successful trial”, an official source said.   BrahMos Aerospace, an India-Russian joint venture, produces the lethal weapon that can be launched Read More…