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SpaceX postpones launch of its first Internet network satellites

SpaceX postpones launch of its first Internet network satellites

SpaceX postponed a launch of 60 satellites into low-Earth orbit that was scheduled for Thursday night, possibly until next week, citing a need for software updates.

India sends 31 satellites into space

India sends 31 satellites into space

India fired a rocket carrying 31 small satellites into space on Friday, several of them for European countries looking for high resolution earth images, underlining its strength as a low-cost provider of services in space.

New Zealand launches maiden flight of 3D-printed rocket

New Zealand launches maiden flight of 3D-printed rocket

Rocket Lab, a Silicon Valley-funded space launch company, on Thursday launched the maiden flight of its battery-powered, 3-D printed rocket from New Zealand's remote Mahia Peninsula.

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday in the latest triumph for its famously frugal space agency.

Galileo satellites rocket into space

Galileo satellites rocket into space

Four Galileo satellites were sent into orbit on the Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana on Thursday and will soon be detectable by European smartphones.

India deploys satellites in separate orbits in complex mission

India deploys satellites in separate orbits in complex mission

India's space agency on Monday inserted eight satellites into two different orbits in one of its most complex and longest missions.

India launches 20 satellites at one go; most to serve US customers

India launches 20 satellites at one go; most to serve US customers

India successfully launched 20 satellites in a single mission on Wednesday, with most of them set to serve international customers as the South Asian country pursues a bigger share of the $300bn global space industry.