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The Arianespace company today announced that the European Vega rocket, carrying the UAE's 'Falcon Eye 1' satellite, deviated from its orbit after two minutes of blast off, and the satellite has been lost in space.
A statement issued by the company today said, "Detailed analysis [reasons of the unsuccessful launch] is still underway."
Preparations is underway to prepare for the launch of 'Falcon Eye 2' satellite, part of the overall Falcon Eye satellite system.
In a video posted on MBRSC’s social media platforms, AlMansoori and AlNeyadi are seated in a Soyuz mockup mini bathtub, wearing two Sokol spacesuits.
Approximately 100 days are left for the Soyuz MS-15 to arrive at the International Space Station (ISS). Meanwhile, Emirati astronauts Hazzaa Al Mansoori and Sultan Al Neyadi are undergoing a series of quality training on various aspects of the mission to ISS, along with the prime and backup flight crews.
The United Arab Emirates will launch the 'Falcon Eye 1' satellite into orbit on Thursday, 11th July, at the French Guiana Space Centre at 05:53 UAE time (01:53 GMT).
With every passing day it is increasingly clear that the Iran-backed Houthi militias are bent on scuttling the peace process in Yemen. The international community needs to address more assertively the deliberate and systematic violations of the Stockholm Agreement by the Houthis.
In a shocking incident in Haryana, India, infamous for its skewed sex ratio, a newly born girl, wrapped in plastic, was dumped by a woman in a drain near Kaithal town, police said.
At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 in India's Assam state. A dozen people have been killed in neighboring Bangladesh.
A Saudi Ministry of Defence official said that the move is based on joint cooperation between the two countries, and that it seeks to "strengthen regional security and stability" and to "preserve peace".