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Spacecraft

NASA spacecraft successfully crashes into asteroid in defence test

The mission's one-way trip confirmed NASA can successfully navigate a spacecraft to intentionally collide with an asteroid to deflect it, a technique known as kinetic impact.

published on : 27th September 2022

South Korea's first-ever spacecraft to moon sets off; expected to join US, Indian satellites 

South Korea's $180 million mission — the country's first step in lunar exploration — features a boxy, solar-powered satellite designed to skim just 62 miles (100 kilometres) above the lunar surface.

published on : 5th August 2022

China launches crewed mission to complete space station construction 

The Shenzhou-14 spacecraft carrying astronauts Chen Dong, Liu Yang and Cai Xuzhe, was lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China.

published on : 5th June 2022

Russia’s supply ship launched to International Space Station

The spacecraft reached preliminary orbit and deployed its solar arrays and navigational antennas in route to the space outpost.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Ananth Technologies opens 15,000 sqm spacecraft manufacturing unit in Bengaluru 

The unit can conduct assembly, integration & testing of four large spacecraft simultaneously, the company said in a statement.

published on : 1st June 2022

Supplies launched to China's new space station for next crew

The cargo vessel is carrying supplies for the next crew's six-month stay, along with research equipment and spare parts for maintaining the station.

published on : 10th May 2022

China sending up next space station crew in June

China's ambitious space programme launched its first astronaut into orbit in 2003, landed robot rovers on the moon in 2013, and on Mars last year. 

published on : 17th April 2022

Streaks of disturbance in the night sky

Clear, midnight blue, moonless and shimmering sky is any stargazer’s dream to capture perfect star trails and astronomic observations.

published on : 3rd March 2022

NASA's newest planet hunter telescope shares first science image

Part of the data from TESS' initial science orbit includes a detailed picture of the southern sky taken with all four of the spacecraft's wide-field cameras, NASA said in a statement.

published on : 18th September 2018