Images released by the Colorado-based company DigitalGlobe suggest a rocket launch was conducted at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Iran's Semnan province between Tuesday and Wednesday.
Launch of long-delayed navigation satellite halted due to strong upper-level winds and next launch attempt would be on Sunday, officials of Elon Musk's company say.
China launches a relay satellite that will allow a rover to communicate with the Earth from the far side of the Moon during an unprecedented mission later this year.
Netflix shares raced higher in after-hours trade Monday as the streaming television giant reported better-than-expected gains in its global subscriber base and a quarterly profit that nearly tripled from a year ago.
Indian officials say images collected by the satellites will be used to track military activities in neighbouring countries Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal.
Nearly all of the nano satellites are from other countries, including Israel, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and 96 from the United States.
The satellites will depend on GPS technology, for accurate predictions, the same technology that helps people get where they're going in a car.
China's state-run media says the recently-launched high-resolution imaging Gaofen-3 satellite will be used for disaster warnings, weather forecasting, water resource assessment and maritime rights protection.
SpaceX rocket blasts off from Florida to put a communications satellite into orbit, with the launch vehicle's main-stage booster and making a swift return landing on a ship.
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