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Chinese spacecraft begins journey to far side of the moon

Chinese spacecraft begins journey to far side of the moon

A rocket carrying the Chang’e-4 lunar lander blasted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Southern China over the weekend. The lander is aiming for a site no human or machine has gone before: the far side of the moon. Chinese …Continue reading

Final preparations underway for NASA’s mission to search nearby stars for new worlds

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is undergoing final preparations in Florida for its April 16 launch to find undiscovered exoplanets around nearby stars, which can then be assessed for their capacity to harbor life, said a statement released on Wednesday. It …Continue reading

Satellite to Monitor Climate Change Impact Launched Into Orbit

A satellite equipped with technology enabling it to monitor effects of climate change on Earth’s surface and atmosphere has been launched into the planet’s orbit this week by Arianespace, a commercial launch service provider. The launch took place at the company’s French …Continue reading

Three Direct-to-Home Satellite Transmission Licenses Auctioned for Rs 4.9bn Each

Mag Entertainment of Lahore, and Shahzad Sky and Startimes of Islamabad win bid-war that lasted for 15 hours. Three licenses for a first-of-its-kind Direct-to-Home (DTH) satellite transmission service in the country have been auctioned for Rs 4,898 million each in a bidding …Continue reading