Three Iranian satellites ready for launching

Iran will launch three domestically-made satellites this year, head of Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Morteza Berari said, adding that the satellites Payam-e Amirkabir, Dousti, and Nahid-1 have been completely built. …

Huge asteroid to fly past Earth

A skull-shaped asteroid which flew close to Earth three years ago is expected to make a return just after Halloween, Independent reports. Nicknamed The Great Pumpkin by officials at Nasa, asteroid 2015 …

Azerbaijan sends Azerspace-2 satellite into orbit

Azerbaijan`s Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38 satellite has been sent into orbit from the Guiana Space Centre near Kourou in French Guiana, according to the statement from Azerkosmos. The satellite will offer enhanced capacity, coverage and …

KhalifaSat to be blasted into space on October 29

The KhalifaSat will be launched on the 29th of October from the Tanegashima Space Center (TNSC)in Japan aboard the rocket H-IIA, Gulf Digital News reported. Dubai Crown Prince, Head of the Executive Council Shaikh …

Turkey, Russia seek cooperation in Turkish space agency

Turkey and Russia were announced to have agreed to form a partnership in technology following talks on the sidelines of the G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting, reported. The meeting has been held between Turkish …

Pence unveils Space Force to counter Russia, China

US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday announced the first steps in the Trump administration's bid to establish a standalone military Space Force by 2020, including creating an elite group of space troops in the same vein …