The $10 billion James Webb observatory hurtled toward its destination 1 million miles (1.6 million kilometres) away, or more than four times beyond the moon. It will take a month to get there and another five months before its infrared eyes are ready to start scanning the cosmos.
China's military-run space programme plans to send multiple crews to the station over the next two years to make it fully functional.
The European Space Agency's Solar Orbiter probe, in cooperation with NASA, will swing around Venus early Monday. About 33 hours later, the European-Japanese spacecraft BepiColombo will get even closer to the planet.
The winged rocket ship will soar from New Mexico — the first carrying a full crew of company employees.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, his brother Mark and the bidder (whose identity has not been revealed) will fly to space on July 20 in Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket
The two missions could provide evidence to a theory that the Venusian surface completely melted and reformed 500 million years ago
China's National Space Agency confirmed Wednesday that it had working-level meetings and communications with NASA from January to March 'to ensure the flight safety' of their crafts.
The roundabout, back and forth drive lasted just 33 minutes and went so well that the six-wheeled rover was back on the move Friday.
Along with Brazil's Amazonia-1, the other 18 satellites include four IN-SPACe and 14 of ISRO's commercial arm, NewSpace India.
PSLV-C51 lifted off from the first launchpad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR), over 100 km from Chennai, at around 10.24 am.
The spacecraft was launched by a Long March-5 rocket at 4.30 am (Beijing Time)
The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C49) lifted off from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota
SpaceIL, a non-profit organization, attempted to land its spacecraft on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the ancient volcanic field on the near side of the Moon on April 11.
The Israeli spacecraft lost communication with ground control late on Thursday as it was making its final descent to the moon. Moments later, the mission was declared a failure.
The facility, unveiled by former ISRO chairman K. Kasturirangan and current chairman K. Sivan, will be headed by S. Unnikrishnan Nair as the Director.
The probe was launched by a Long March-3B carrier rocket on December 8 from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan Province.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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