#satellite

.Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, USA
SpaceX also launched a satellite for SiriusXM in January 2021, but the satellite failed once in orbit. (Photo credit: Representative image/unsplash)

  • SpaceX will launch the SXM-8 satellite from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
  • This will be SpaceX’s second launch of a SiriusXM satellite
  • SXM-7 was launched on December 13, 2020, but later it was declared a total loss


.New Delhi, Delhi, India
High-resolution image of India's Parliament (left), blurred image of Israel's Knesset (right). (Photo Credit: Google Earth)

  • Satellite imagery is highly used while tracking conflict, like the one that has escalated between Israel and Palestine
  • If one looks up for a Google Earth image of the Indian Parliament, one can even see the nearby cars
  • However, it shows low-resolution images for both Israel and Palestine

Kota (Rajasthan) May (PTI) One of the three 18-tonne oxygen generation plants, sent by the UK to help India, has reached the district medical college in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar.

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Elon Musk shared the lunar mission announcement on Twitter. (Photo Credit: Instagram/Elon Musk)

  • SpaceX will launch a satellite to the Moon next year funded entirely with Dogecoin
  • The satellite, dubbed DOGE-1, will be launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket
  • The announcement comes the day after Elon Musk hosted "Saturday Night Live"

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Earlier this month, the ISRO signed an agreement with French space agency CNES for cooperation for the Gaganyaan. (Photo credit: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • The Indian Space Research Organisation will launch a data relay satellite
  • The satellite will help in maintaining contact with Gaganyaan
  • The 800-crore Gaganyaan project has been approved and the work is going on, sources said

.Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Deployment of 60 Starlink satellites. (Photo Credit: ScreenGrab-Twitter/@SpaceX)

  • Starlink's internet satellites were launched on SpaceX's reusable rocket Falcon 9
  • Upon returning to the Earth, Falcon 9 landed on SpaceX's drone ship 'Of Course I Still Love You'
  • Starlink is a satellite internet constellation that is being constructed by SpaceX

.Moscow, Russia
Launch of a Russian Soyuz rocket has been postponed until Sunday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@roscosmos)

  • The rocket was to carry satellites from more than half a dozen Asian, Arab and European countries
  • The launch was scheduled for 0607 GMT on Saturday
  • It'll now be launched at 0607 GMT on Sunday

.Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
The countdown for the launch of PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1, began at 0854 hours on Saturday. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @isro)

  • PSLV-C51 rocket is the 53rd mission of PSLV (Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle)
  • Brazil's Amazonia-1 will be launched as the primary satellite
  • The rocket will be launch with 18 co-passenger satellites

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
PSLV-C51 will be launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre on Thursday(Photo Credit: Twitter/@ISRO/ Representative Image)

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi's picture will be engraved on a co-passenger satellite
  • A Bhagavat Gita will be on the board in electronic format
  • PSLV-C51 will use the 'DL' variant of PSLV equipped with two solid strap-on boosters

.Saint-Senier-de-Beuvron, France
Elon Musk is the world's richest person. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Elon Musk's Starlink project plans to install antennas all over the world to generate fast satellite internet
  • People from a small French village are not in favour of being ground station for this project
  • France's national radio frequency agency, ANFR has approved Starlink's stations