Despite its lack of success in launching
rockets (at least so far), Astra is a favorite of the U.S.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 3 ( ANI ): The launching
of Bangladesh's first satellite, 'Bangabandhu-1' has been deferred yet again due to technical issues and will not be launched on May 7, according to Telecommunications, Post and Information Technology Minister Mustafa Jabbar on Wednesday.
The DARPA Launch Challenge was conceived to find a better, faster way of launching
rockets into space.
The Third Launch Pad is intended to support increased launch frequency launching
requirements of future advanced launch vehicles and also serve as a redundant launch pad for the GSLV MIII class of vehicles.
There are many benefits of launching
a rocket from the equator, but to get there a team of engineers from across the globe had to come together to build the first--and only--floating launch pad.
Sea Launch's powerful Zenit-3SL vehicle is ideally suited for launching
heavyweight-class spacecraft, with multiple restart capability and heavy-lift performance.
In less than four decades, India has progressed from the stage where it had to depend on foreign rockets for launching
its satellites to a stage when it has the capability to launch satellites of European space agencies.
Summary: China has set up a target of launching
20 rockets and 25 satellites into space by the end of this [...]
At the same time, entrepreneurship has grown, and new and existing businesses have started launching
all types of digital products online.
South Korea has launched its first space rocket, staking its bid to become only the tenth nation in the world capable of launching
satellites independently from its own territory.
KOMPSAT-3, which measures 2 meters in diameter and 3.5 meters in height, will be transported by ship from Korea to Tanegashima in Japan's Kagoshima Prefecture for launching
by MHI's H-IIA launch vehicle at the Tanegashima Space Center of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).