satellite launches

NASA to conduct first global water survey from space

If all goes as planned, the SUV-sized Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite will produce research data within several months.

By REUTERS
14/12/2022

Iran determined to send more satellites to space - IRGC aerospace chief

Amir Ali Hajizadeh, commander of the IRGC’s aerospace force, said that Iran is determined to put more satellites into space using a new satellite launch vehicle.

Satellites, missiles and drones: Who is IRGC scientist Abdollah Mehrabi?

While Mehrabi has been publicly linked to Iran's drone project, his role expands to the country's space and ballistic missile programs.

08/11/2022

Iran says it tests satellite-carrying rocket, US calls move 'destabilizing'

Washington fears the same long-range ballistic technology used to put satellites into orbit could also be used to launch nuclear warheads.

By REUTERS
05/11/2022

How significant is the latest Russia-Iran satellite launch? - analysis

Israel and the US are concerned the technology could be used for intel and nuke progress.

Debris from China rocket launch will crash land, but no one knows where

The 23-ton laboratory is the second module of the station to be built on Earth and shot off into space, the first having blasted off in late April 2021.

Iran's satellite program is a growing threat - analysis

Iran's growing confidence in space can be seen in the report that the IRGC is planning on launching not just one, but multiple satellites into space within the next year.

NASA launches CAPSTONE to test lunar orbit, tools for 'cosmic GPS'

The CAPSTONE CubeSat will test the near rectilinear halo orbit (NRHO) for the eventual Gateway lunar orbit outpost and innovative navigation technology.

28/06/2022

Tevel program: Israeli Jewish Arab high schoolers launch nanosatellites

It was the very first program of its kind between Israeli and Arab students jointly studying satellite engineering and astronomy, and the agency has other projects planned.

Satellites built by Israeli students launched from NASA's Florida base

The Israeli students' satellite launches marked the first-ever instance where eight satellites built by students were simultaneously launched.

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