KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Nepal Telecom Authority (NTA) has cancelled the process of launching Nepal’s own satellite that had begun four years back.

BEIJING, July 31: Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China’s first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives told Reuters.

KATHMANDU, June 10: The NepaliSat-1, Nepal's first satellite launched into space by Japan's Kyushu Institute of Technology on April 17 is to go through the Earth's orbit from June 17.

KATHMANDU, April 19: Nepali scientists launched a satellite on Thursday morning in the very first such endeavor. The satellite has Nepal’s national flag printed on its side.

KATHMANDU, April 18: This is the first time in the history of Nepal that it has launched its own satellite on Thursday morning. The satellite called ‘NepaliSat-1’ was launched at 2:31 am Nepali time from Virginia, United States, according to Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST).

KATHMANDU, April 18: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said it was a matter of pride and happiness for Nepal to participate in the space.

WASHINGTON, April 17: Satellite images from last week show movement at North Korea’s main nuclear site that could be associated with the reprocessing of radioactive material into bomb fuel, a U.S. think tank said on Tuesday.

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KATHMANDU, March 12: The Nepal Telecommunications Authority and Thales Alenia Space have signed an agreement to build a national satellite telecommunication system for Nepal, according to Space Newsfeed.

The first spacecraft of the Chinese Lunar Exploration Program launched on 24 October 2007, resulting in the unmanned Chang'e 1 entering lunar orbit on 5 November of the same year.

China’s Chang’e-4 will be the first spacecraft ever to land on the far side of the Moon. The mission will test plant growth and listen for radio emissions normally blocked by Earth’s atmosphere.

NEW DELHI, Dec 5: India's heaviest satellite has gone into orbit on a French rocket to help boost broadband internet services.

WASHINGTON DC, Nov 7: NASA is launching the Ionospheric Connection Explorer mission (ICON) from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Skid Strip in Florida on Wednesday, November 7.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Sixty-two years after the then-Soviet Union launched its first satellite into outer space, Nepal is finally preparing to send its first 'nanosatellite'.

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Oct 8: A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carried an Argentinian Earth-observation satellite into space Sunday and for the first time landed a first-stage booster back at its California launch site.

The satellite will send 10,000 laser pulses to the Earth every second to build a picture of the planet's surface and how it's changing

KATHMANDU: Every week or two, a group of students gather inside a hall at Kathmandu University and discuss their progress with each other.

DELHI, May 5: GSAT-9, considered as a ‘gift’ to its South Asian neighbors, is all set to ride piggyback on the ISRO rocket GSLV-F09 with indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage.

KATHAMNDU, Dec 14: A team of Nepali students participated in Can Satellite Competition recently organized by 23rd Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum ( APRSAF), which was held at University of the Philippines Los Baños College, Laguna.

KATHMANDU, July 25: The Kathmandu Valley Development Authority (KVDA) is planning to study feasibility of three satellite towns within the Valley this year.

KATHMANDU, July 6: Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai says that Nepal is to have its own satellite.