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ISRO plans to launch radar imaging satellite in May

India is planning to launch its radar imaging satellite RISAT 2BR1 sometime towards the end of May 2019 on one of the variants of its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket, sources said on Tuesday. The PSLV rocket is expected to fly on May 22 carrying RISAT 2BR1, officials of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)

India developing technologies for manned space mission

India developing technologies for manned space mission

Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) India is developing critical technologies for launching manned missions in space and preparing a document on it, a top official said on Saturday. “Critical technologies are being developed for our human space programme as it is India’s dream to put a man in space. A mission document is in the making,”

India launches another navigation satellite as part of home grown

India launches another navigation satellite as part of home grown

Sriharikota – India on Thursday successfully launched into space a navigation satellite for a constellation of spacecraft dubbed as its home-made Global Positioning System (GPS) that can serve both military and civilian needs. The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), also called NavIC–Navigation with Indian Constellation–is considered on par with US based GPS, Russia’s Glonass and

Modi greets ISRO on 100th satellite launch

New Delhi, Jan 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of the 100th satellite. The ISRO launched 31 satellites on a Polar Satellite Launch vehicle (PSLV) from six countries into the the Earth’s orbit. “My heartiest congratulations to ISRO and its scientists on the

Govt to spend 1.20 lac crore on Bharti Railway: Piyush Goyal

Govt to spend 1.20 lac crore on Bharti Railway: Piyush Goyal

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the government is going spend 1.20 lakh crores for the improvement and modernization of railway in the current financial year. More money will be spent on it next year. Indian Railways has set a goal for connecting all of its rail engines with ISRO‘s satellite in 2018. Officials

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ISRO to launch 31 satellites in one go onboard PSLV

ISRO announced that it would launch 31 satellites, including India’s Cartosat-2 series earth observation space craft, in a single mission on-board its Polar rocket on January 10. The mission’s main payload would be India’s Cartosat-2 series earth observation satellite.The final call will be taken in coming days by The Mission Readiness Review committee and Launch

Student satellite helps solve major space mystery

New York, Dec 14 (PTI) Student satellite helps solve major space mystery. A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in the Earth’s radiation belts has been solved, using data from a student operated shoebox-sized satellite.The results indicate energetic electrons in Earth’s inner radiation belt – primarily near its inner

India developing small rocket to cash in on small-satellite boom

By Venkatachari JagannathanChennai, Dec 14 (IANS) India developing small rocket to cash in on small-satellite boom. With the size of earth observation satellites reducing and the future trend moving towards a constellation of small satellites rather than a large one, India’s space agency is developing a smaller rocket that can carry satellites weighing up to

China launches three commercial remote sensing satellites

Beijing, Nov 21: China launches three commercial remote sensing satellites. China launched three remote sensing satellites on Tuesday designed to improve observation capability to promote commercial use for the remote sensing industry, authorities said.The three satellites — Jilin-1 04, Jilin-1 05 and Jilin-1 06 — were launched at 12.50 p.m., from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre

Cassini : Saturn probe heads toward destruction

WASHINGTON:  Robot space craft Cassini, which is unveiling many important information facts about our universe will complete its final round on Friday at the speed of 1.13 lakh KM and will burn to Saturn. With this, Cassini’s 20-year-long journey will end; NASA had invested Rs 24960 crores on this spacecraft.No space craft had ever circulated so close to

Satellites to soon accurately predict natural calamities from space

Satellites to soon accurately predict natural calamities from space

Satellites to soon accurately predict natural calamities from space Interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) made it possible that now the natural calamity can be predicted from the space with the accuracy. Previously It was not possible to fetch this kind of information from the space. Geoscientists can now see deep detail of earth’s crust. This

ISRO officials studying failed rocket’s flight data- Daily Post India

ISRO officials studying failed rocket’s flight data

Top ISRO officials are studying the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle’s (PSLV) flight data to understand why the rocket’s heat shield did not separate during the August 31 launch, that caused the failure of the Rs 250-crore mission. “We are studying the data. We cannot say now why the rocket’s heat shield did not separate as

Top space scientists back ISRO to bring PSLV back to its glory

Top space scientists back ISRO to bring PSLV back to its glory

India’s top space scientists backed ISRO to bring PSLV back to its glory but acknowledged that yesterday’s failure is a matter of concern and hurting as the rocket had a good track record. Striking a note of caution against complacency, they urged team ISRO not to lose heart, and reposed confidence in the space agency’s

Scientists working on anomaly: ISRO

Scientists working on anomaly: ISRO

Scientists working on anomaly: ISRO Sriharikota – Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists are working on the anomaly following the unsuccessful launch of navigation satellite IRNSS-1H on board PSLV-C39 here today, an official release said. The rocket had a normal lift off at 7 pm from the second launch pad. “All the flight events took place

Jasleen Josan, first Sikh women in world to undertake a Mars mission

Jasleen first Sikh women world undertake Mars. Jasleen Kaur Josan is a first Indian Sikh woman who has been selected by NASA to go to Mars. While Kalpana Chawla made history by being the first Indian woman in space in 1997.  The Orion Mission is going to be the first man mission to Mars, which

Demand 2,100 new aircraft India:Boeing forecasts

Demand for 2,100 new aircraft in India:Boeing forecasts

New Delhi, Demand 2,100 new aircraft India:Boeing forecasts. Global aerospace major Boeing on Monday said it expects a demand for 2,100 new aircraft in India over the next 20 years.According to the company’s 2017 India current market outlook, the demand for 2,100 new aircraft is valued at $290 billion.“Commercial aerospace demand in India continues to

ISRO to launch two Moon missions from Indian soil

The country will witness the launch of two lunar missions from Indian soil early next year: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its Chandrayaan-2 mission, an advanced version of its previous 2008 mission with the objective of deeper lunar surface probe, and another mission by Team Indus, a group of space enthusiasts who want

India to launch ‘Chandrayaan-2’ mission in 2018

India to launch ‘Chandrayaan-2’ mission in 2018

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch its ‘Chandrayaan-2’ mission in 2018, an advanced version of its previous mission with the objective of deeper lunar surface probe, and another mission by Team Indus, a group of space enthusiasts who want to unfurl the tricolor on the moon’s surface as part of a global lunar competition.Team

Missile Man APJ Abdul Kalam to be remembered for ages

Bharat Ratan Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was not a politician, but Abdul Kalam was prominent scientist and if he hadn’t become President, he would have been remembered as a ‘Missile Man’. While working as a scientist in ‘ISRO’, he did a great job as Project Director of India’s first Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV-V999) to

UR Rao who created ‘Aryabhatta’ satellite passes away, PM condoles on his death

UR Rao who created ‘Aryabhatta’ satellite passes away, PM condoles on his death

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- For Android For IOS   Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman and space scientist UR Rao passed away on Monday after suffering from heart ailments.Padma Vibhushan award winner Professor Rao died in the wee hours at his residence in Bengaluru. He was 85. reportedly,