World / Science & Health Jul 14, 2019

Russia launches major new telescope into space

A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia's space agency said. Roscosmos said the telescope, named Spektr-RG, was delivered into a parking orbit before a final burn Saturday that kicked the spacecraft out of ...

National Jun 17, 2019

Abe to promote space debris measures at G20

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that his government wants to promote Japan's proposals on measures against space debris at international venues such as Group of 20 meetings. The proposals, put forward by the Liberal Democratic Party's special committee on space and ocean development, call ...

China using U.S.-made satellites for internal security, WSJ reports

Asia Pacific Apr 24, 2019

China using U.S.-made satellites for internal security, WSJ reports

A fleet of U.S.-made satellites helps China's government police its people and supports its military despite growing wariness in Washington over Beijing's power, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. While the United States will not let China buy U.S.-made satellites for national security reasons, it ...