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Vietnam’s First Optical Satellite Reports Success Vietnam’s First Optical Satellite Reports Success
  • April 8th, 2014
  • One year after its launch, the data from Vietnam’s VNREDSat-1 has contributed to the country’s safety and economy.

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Vietnam’s First Optical Satellite Reports Success

Vietnam’s First Optical Satellite Reports Success

One year after its launch, the data from Vietnam’s VNREDSat-1 has contributed to the country’s safety and economy.

Japanese Astronauts To Drink Yakult In Space

Japanese Astronauts To Drink Yakult In Space

Yakult will go where no other probiotics drink has gone before – into outer space!

Japan Successfully Launches Rainfall-Tracking Satellite

Japan Successfully Launches Rainfall-Tracking Satellite

The satellite launched by the Japanese space agency will provide detailed weather information and aid in the prediction of rain and snowfall.

Kibo The Robot Chats With JAXA Astronaut In Outer Space

Kibo The Robot Chats With JAXA Astronaut In Outer Space

JAXA astronaut Koichi Wakata and Kirobo the robot have conducted the first conversation between a human and a robot in outer space.

Ginger-Shaped Asteroid Glides By China’s Lunar Probe Chang’e-2

Ginger-Shaped Asteroid Glides By China’s Lunar Probe Chang’e-2

A close flyby by Chang’e-2 of the near-Earth asteroid 4179 Toutatis reveals new insights into the geological features and formation of the ginger-root-shaped asteroid.

Singapore’s Second Satellite Blasts Off Into Space

Singapore’s Second Satellite Blasts Off Into Space

Singapore’s second satellite, built by Nanyang Technological University students, blasted off to space on board Russia’s RS-20B rocket.

First Evidence For Astrophysical Neutrinos

First Evidence For Astrophysical Neutrinos

Scientists have discovered the first solid evidence for astrophysical neutrinos, which will lead to new ways of exploring the universe.

Indian Mars Mission Beats Neighbors, Sniffs For Methane

Indian Mars Mission Beats Neighbors, Sniffs For Methane

Last Tuesday, the Indian space agency launched a mission to Mars in order to place a satellite into orbit around that planet.

7 Must-Read Stories In October 2013

7 Must-Read Stories In October 2013

Seven interesting and captivating articles from the October 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.

India To Delay Mars Orbiter Mission By One Week

India To Delay Mars Orbiter Mission By One Week

India’s Mars Orbiter Mission, scheduled for launch on October 28, has been delayed by one week.