• 27 June, 2022
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China successfully launches crewed mission to complete space station construction

Beijing/Jiuquan, Jun 5 (PTI) China on Sunday successfully launched three astronauts on a six-month mission to complete the construction of the country’s space station currently orbiting the earth. The Shenzhou-14…

Russia says cooperation in space only possible once sanctions are lifted

(Reuters) - Russia's space director said on Saturday that the restoration of normal ties between partners at the International Space Station (ISS) and other joint space projects would be possible…

Iran’s nuclear deal cannot limit Tehran’s missile programme – Nour news

DUBAI (Reuters) - A revived nuclear deal cannot limit Tehran's pursuit of its missile and space programmes, said Nour news, which is affiliated with a top security body. Iran is…

China denies rocket set for moon crash was from 2014 Chinese mission

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign ministry on Monday denied a U.S. report that a spent rocket booster forecast to crash on the far side of the moon next month was…

Dr S. Somanath, new Chairman, ISRO calls on Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh and discusses status of “Gaganyaan” and other future Space missions

Dr S. Somanath, who has taken over as the new Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State…

ASAT Systems: Space Weaponization – A Boon Or Bane?

Unavoidably, advanced weaponry tested by dominant space powers raises hackles and concerns over ‘excessive militarisation’ and escalation of the global ‘Arms Race’. Expectedly, the world raised eyebrows when, on 11…

By Brig Arvind Dhananjayan (Retd)

Japan aims to put a person on the moon by late 2020s

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan revised the schedule of its space exploration plans on Tuesday, aiming to put a Japanese person on the moon by the latter half of the 2020s.…

Russia hopeful of space rides from NASA to ISS from 2022 – agency head

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Moscow expects NASA to start taking cosmonauts to the International Space Station again and is hopeful that cooperation can resume next year, the head of the Russian…

U.S. seeks norms for outer space after ‘irresponsible’ Russia test

By Trevor Hunnicutt WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday criticized an "irresponsible" Russian test that endangered the International Space Station with debris, and the Biden administration…

‘Razor-sharp precision’: Russia hails anti-satellite weapons test

By Tom Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Tuesday it had conducted a weapons test that targeted an old Russian satellite with "razor-sharp precision" and denied allegations by the…

China establishes space weather centre with Russia – national weather service

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China and Russia have established a space weather centre in Beijing as part of worldwide efforts to improve global space weather centre systems, the China Meteorological Administration…

U.S. says Russia carried out irresponsible anti-satellite test

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said Russia on Monday tested an anti-satellite missile against one of its own satellites in a test that generated debris, jeopardized outer space…