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What NKorea rocket launch may mean for region and world

North Korea launches a long-range rocket, the first day of its announced eight-day launch window and about a month after the country's fourth nuclear test leads to international condemnation.

February 9, 2016
February 9, 2016

North Korean satellite is in orbit, says South

A satellite sent into space by North Korea is in orbit but it is not yet clear whether it is working, South Korea's defence ministry has said.

February 7, 2016
February 7, 2016

What NKorea rocket launch may mean for region and world

North Korea launches a long-range rocket, the first day of its announced eight-day launch window and about a month after the country's fourth nuclear test leads to international condemnation.

November 11, 2015
November 11, 2015

Bangabandhu satellite deal inked with French firm

The telecom regulator has signed a Tk 1951.75 crore deal with Thales Alenia Space, awarding the French company a work order for commercial and broadcast satellite Bangabandhu-1.

October 23, 2015
October 23, 2015

Pluto's moon Kerberos finally shows itself

An image of Kerberos, one of the two tiny moons of Pluto, is finally been returned by the US space agency's New Horizons probe.

October 20, 2015
October 20, 2015

French firm to build Bangabandhu satellite

Bangladesh government has approved a French company for the making and launching of the country’s first satellite Bangabandhu-1.

October 6, 2015
October 6, 2015

Facebook plans satellite ‘in 2016'

Facebook is to launch a satellite that will provide internet access to remote parts of Africa, the social network's founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced.

September 28, 2015
September 28, 2015

India launches first space observatory ASTROSAT

India today successfully launched a satellite-launch-vehicle carrying ASTROSAT, its first astronomy observatory to study distant celestial objects.