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Europe marks 40th anniversary of first Ariane rocket launch

Europe marks 40th anniversary of first Ariane rocket launch

The first Ariane space rocket lifted off over the forests of French Guiana 40 years ago, enabling Europe to at last take its place as an independent player in the international race for space.

Probe finds beoutQ used Arabsat satellite infrastructure

Probe finds beoutQ used Arabsat satellite infrastructure

An investigation into rogue Saudi channel beoutQ’s activities has confirmed it used satellite infrastructure owned by Arabsat to illegally broadcast football matches.

India launches satellite to detect enemy radar, 28 foreign payloads

India launches satellite to detect enemy radar, 28 foreign payloads

India successfully placed an electronic intelligence satellite as well as 28 smaller satellites belonging to foreign countries into orbit on Monday.

New satellite control station provides communications independency, Es'HailSat says

New satellite control station provides communications independency, Es'HailSat says

Qatar Satellite Company Es'hailSat said the satellite control station, the teleport, which launched today is one of the State's achievements which promotes its economic position and provides independency in communication ...

India launches satellite to help Air Force communications

India launches satellite to help Air Force communications

India's space agency Wednesday successfully launched a satellite which is expected to boost the networking capacity of the Indian Air Force and Army.

Qatar’s Es’hail-2 communications satellite put in orbit

Qatar’s Es’hail-2 communications satellite put in orbit

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket thundered to life and streaked away from the Florida coast on Thursday, carrying Qatar’s Es’hail-2 communications satellite towards orbit.

China, France launch satellite to study climate change

China, France launch satellite to study climate change

China sent its first ever satellite built in partnership with another country into space on Monday, a device tasked with helping scientists better predict dangerous cyclones and climate change ...

China satellite heralds first mission to dark side of Moon

China satellite heralds first mission to dark side of Moon

China launched on Monday a relay satellite that will allow a rover to communicate with the Earth from the far side of the Moon during an unprecedented mission later this year.

Satellite row tests UK's post-Brexit security plans

Satellite row tests UK's post-Brexit security plans

Britain outlined its proposals Wednesday for close security cooperation with the EU after Brexit, but these risk being undermined by the bloc's refusal to share sensitive data on the Galileo satellite project.

Russia restores contact with Angolan satellite

Russia restores contact with Angolan satellite

Russian specialists on Friday said they have restored communication with Angosat-1, the first national satellite it launched for Angola, days after they lost contact with it.

Ariane 5 rocket puts satellites into orbit on second attempt

Ariane 5 rocket puts satellites into orbit on second attempt

An Ariane 5 rocket put two commercial satellites into orbit after an initial attempt was aborted earlier this month, operator Arianespace said early Saturday.

Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

Japan on Saturday launched the third satellite in its effort to build a homegrown geolocation system aimed at improving the accuracy of car navigation systems and smartphone maps to mere centimetres.