Farooq, Mehbooba, Mirwaiz condemn Israel’s actions in Palestine

Deafening silence of prominent Muslim countries shocking, they say. The National Conference (NC), the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the CPI(M) and the Hurriyat on Wednesday condemned the “violence and atrocities” committed by Israel in Palestine. NC president Farooq Abdullah and vice-president Omar Abdullah, in a joint statement, said, “Even in the holy month of Ramzan, … Read more

China is failing to meet responsible standards: NASA after Chinese rocket debris lands in Indian Ocean

New Delhi: Hours after the debris from the Chinese ‘Long March 5B’ rocket landed in the Indian Ocean on Sunday (May 9, 2021), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said that China is failing to meet the responsible standards. In an official statement, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said that the spacefaring nations must minimize … Read more

Need a lift? Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches ‘Uber’ for Cosmic travel

A veteran rocket from billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX aerospace company launched 143 spacecraft into space on Sunday, a new record for the most spaceships deployed on a single mission, according to the company. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 10 a.m. EST from the Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force … Read more

Indian start-up AgniKul Cosmos’ rocket to be test launched from US facility

Chennai: Indian aerospace start-up AgniKul Cosmos has signed a memorandum of agreement with the Alaska Aerospace Corporation to test launch their Indian-made Agnibaan rocket from the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska (PSCA) on Kodiak Island in the United States. The company is targeting commercial rocket launches from 2022 onwards.  Under this agreement, the Alaska Aerospace and … Read more