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Friday, November 16, 2018

space

ISRO lines up 10 missions before January 2019

ISRO has chalked out hectic plans ahead of the new year with the space agency lining up 10 missions before January 2019, the space agency's chief K. ...

NASA to invite designs for AI lunar robot

NASA is planning to launch a challenge for the public and scientific community to design a self-assembling robot with artificial intelligence that ca...

NASA probe beams back image of Jupiter's swirling clouds

NASA's Juno spacecraft has beamed back a stunning image of Jupiter, showing the gas giant's multitude of colourful, swirling clouds. The image captur...

First global temperature map of Europa created

Astronomers have created the first global thermal map of Jupiter's icy moon Europa by using images taken with the ALMA observatory in Chile.The new s...

ISRO centre to come up in Jammu

The Indian Space Research Organisation will set up a centre at the Central University Jammu (CUJ) to expand its presence to the northernmost state of...

Mars Orbiter Mission completes 4 yrs in orbit: ISRO

India's maiden interplanetary mission -- the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) -- has completed four years orbiting the red planet, according to ISRO. The m...

WADA bowed to money over principle, says former director general

The former director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency said that WADA’s decision to reinstate Russia’s anti-doping authority was driv...

ISRO to launch 18 missions in next six months

With the continuing success of PSLV missions, ISRO has decided to take it up a notch and plans to launch 18 missions in the next six months, virtuall...

ISRO launches 2 foreign earth observation satellites

  The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the NovaSAR and S1-4 earth observation satellites of the U.K from the spaceport in Sriha...

India, France to collaborate on human space mission

India and France announced a working group for Gaganyaan, ISRO's first manned mission announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Independence Day. ...

Chandrayaan 2 to be launched in January 2019: ISRO chief

  Chandrayaan-2, ISRO’s “most complex mission”, is scheduled to be launched in January next year after experts suggested change...

ISRO preparing on demand SSLV rockets

With an eye on cutting costs and having on demand launch, ISRO said it was preparing Small Satellite Launch Vehicle rockets to launch payloads in thr...

'Chandrayaan-2' launch postponed again

There will be a further delay in the launch of India's second mission to the moon Chandrayaan-2 and it may be no sooner than January, according to a ...

Century's longest 'blood moon' delights skygazers

The longest 'blood moon' eclipse this century dazzled skygazers across the globe on Friday, coinciding with Mars’ closest approach in 15 years ...

Sky's no limit: Japanese firm to fly wedding plaques into space

The sky is no longer the limit for lovers looking for unusual ways to commemorate their nuptials, with a Japanese company now offering to blast comme...

ISRO ropes in three vendors to assemble 27 satellites

The Indian Space Research Organisation has signed contracts with three vendors to outsource Spacecraft Assembly Integration and Testing (AIT) activit...

ISRO scientists successfully test 'Vikas Engine'

ISRO said it successfully conducted a ground test of its high thrust version of the 'Vikas Engine' that would improve the payload capability of the s...

Japan space probe reaches asteroid in search for origin of life

A Japanese probe has reached an asteroid 300 million kilometres away to collect information about the birth of the solar system and the origin of lif...

ISRO clears GSAT-11 for launch

The ISRO has cleared for launch GSAT-11, the satellite which was recalled from Kourou in French Guinea for thorough checks, after losing contact with...

ISRO offers tech transfer to 'qualified' industries

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) floated a request for qualification (RFQ) for technology-transfer of lithium-ion cell to Indian industr...

'Ramgarh crater' caused by meteorite impact, claim experts

Since the 19th century, Ramgarh Crater has evoked the interest of geologists and now a team of scientists is in Rajasthan's Baran district to solve t...

ISRO's help sought for satellite imagery of events on 'Yoga Day'

The Ayush Ministry has approached the country's premier space agency ISRO for satellite imagery of the countrywide events between 7 am and 8 am on In...

Navigation satellite INRSS-1I put into orbit

The Indian Space Research Organisation’s navigation satellite INRSS-1I was launched by PSLV-C41 from the spaceport in Sriharikota and successfu...

Humanity's first flight to Sun set to launch in July: NASA

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe – humanity’s first mission to the Sun – is undergoing final preparations for its launch scheduled f...

'Tiangong-1' space lab comes down over South Pacific

China’s defunct ‘Tiangong-1’ space lab mostly broke up on re-entering the Earth’s atmosphere above the South Pacific, Chinese...

'Chandrayaan-2' launch postponed to October: ISRO chief

The launch of India’s second lunar mission ‘Chandrayaan-2’, slated for next month, has been postponed to October as the experts hav...

NASA probe set to uncover mysteries of rare 'relic galaxy'

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is set on an Indiana Jones-type quest to uncover a rare ancient “relic galaxy” hidden in our cosmic b...

Five launches in 5 months, our hands full: ISRO chief

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is focussed on conducting five launches in as many months, including the Chandrayaan-2 mission, and its...

S. Somanath takes charge as VSSC director

Noted scientist S. Somanath took charge as Director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram. He succeeds K. Sivan, who was appointed as...